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Old 07-12-2014, 04:28 AM
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Default Would I need to update springs if....

I am just weighing options of dealing with a trailer or making a more drastic move.

I am considering swapping out my bed of my '02 Ranger XLT 4.0 for a flatbed and mounting equipment on it. If I were to mount 4,000 lbs of equipment, would the truck bottom out with stock springs?

Do I need duallies?
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Old 07-12-2014, 04:48 AM
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Defiantly need springs, a new axle, and something else I think the bed is only rated for 1200 pounds (+-) on the highest rated springs (k)

So basically for that weight you are trailering it
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Old 07-14-2014, 11:57 AM
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Default Re: Would I need to update springs if....

I've ordered a set of 1750lb springs, not sure if they make any heavier duty than that.
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Old 07-14-2014, 03:43 PM
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Need heavier springs, redo the leaf packs, 8.8 rearend and I would do 4.56 gears to help with all that weight.
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