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Old 04-09-2010, 07:27 AM
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Default Torsion Bars

Don't mean to be dumb but XL's dont have torsion bars do they? I was under my truck and I was like hey something is missing and discovered its the torson bars. So is that true or no
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Old 04-09-2010, 07:48 AM
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Correct, you do NOT have torsion bars.
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Old 04-09-2010, 01:12 PM
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You were under the truck and didn't see those coil-springs that you've got????
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Old 04-23-2010, 04:11 AM
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So, tell me, are the torsion bars a better ride....less maintainance.....cheaper to produce? Advantages and disadvantages?
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Old 04-24-2010, 07:49 PM
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Cheap suspension, awful riding compared to coils. Advantage- easy to lift the front end a bit to level the truck out. Disadvantages- ride quality, cost of lifting the truck (unless you body lift it which looks pretty good on the rangers), also for those who go off road pretty heavy they get hung up sometimes since they hang down so low. Read around lots of info on this
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Old 04-24-2010, 08:40 PM
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yea there pretty much a loose loose situation kinda..like i really dont mind the way it rides right now like on the freeway its smooth but seems like ford kinda skimped out on that part aha
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Old 05-07-2010, 08:23 PM
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Before I cranked my torsion bars on my 2002 4x4 supercab edge, I noticed that the driver sides bolt was cranked higher then the drivers side. Is it because of the 4x4 transmission in the front?
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Old 05-07-2010, 08:39 PM
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Before I cranked my torsion bars on my 2002 4x4 supercab edge, I noticed that the driver sides bolt was cranked higher then the drivers side. Is it because of the 4x4 transmission in the front?
no its because your gas tank is on the drivers side
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Old 05-07-2010, 08:49 PM
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so I guess if I crank the keys to the max, it will lean? if thats the case how do I level my truck correctly?
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Old 05-08-2010, 01:17 AM
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just crank em both the same amount..thats how ya do it ..
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Old 05-08-2010, 05:32 PM
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I have cranked the bars to the same height and thats when it leaned. Well have you cranked your bars,beef?
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Old 05-08-2010, 05:40 PM
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Old 05-09-2010, 12:01 AM
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yup..but i need to do it a lil more cuz i didnt get enough the first time and didnt feel like jacking it back up again aha..
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Old 05-09-2010, 06:37 PM
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im guessin your bolts for the keys measure out equally?
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Old 05-09-2010, 11:36 PM
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nope one bolt is in farther than the other..i just did two full turns of the bolt on both
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