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Old 05-31-2010, 03:49 PM
DieselBrad DieselBrad is offline
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My 04 has a horrific rake to it. The front is 2" lower than the rear. Wheel well to ground measurements are as follows....LR 37" RR 36.5" LF 35" RF 34.5". I have the t-bars cranked now but i believe they are BEAT!! Anyway. Along w the rear springs. The truck was used 75K at a stone paver dealer and think it did deliveries My spring code is BBCC. I was told that they are the middle of the road t-bars and leaf springs. I am currently running 265/75/16 on stock wheels but want to run a 8" wheel with POSSIBLY 285s or just keep the 265s. I have heard(not that great of a source) that i can use sport trac(spring code 1) torsion bars to pick the front up above where it sat stock(before the beating). I would also like to put rear springs in too because the bottom leafs are actually bent down at the ends(from overloading)

Can anyone give me solid info on the sport trac t-bars? And part numbers.

What is the heaviest rear spring i can put in my truck(i dont mind a truck ride), I haul firewood quite frequently
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Old 06-05-2010, 05:34 PM
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somebody?
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Old 06-05-2010, 06:37 PM
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#1 code Ranger torsion bars: F67Z-5B326-FA Pass side F67Z-5B326-FB Drivers side

Now when you order from the dealer they will ask for a VIN number. DO NOT give them yours. You need a VIN for a FX4 Level II. Easy way to obtain one is search cars.com or ebay.

Give them the part numbers along with a fx4 Level II VIN they are $60-$70 dollars each at ford
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Old 06-05-2010, 10:01 PM
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or a VIN# from a truck equipped with #1's.... It don't HAVE to be a LII...
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Old 06-06-2010, 03:57 AM
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The biggest rear springs I've seen for a Ranger is 1750 lbs. There are a couple of web sites that sell them. Check for a local spring and driveshaft shop too. The local ones to me "only" go up to 1250 lbs though.
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Old 06-06-2010, 04:04 AM
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Thanks for the part NUMbers. My for dealer is pretty good, they just order what i want, dont need a vin. Where were you finding them for $60-70. My price with 20% off list is $89
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Old 06-06-2010, 04:45 AM
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That was on a ford part website. Shipping will get ya though.
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Old 01-08-2011, 11:17 AM
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Well i just got my bars yesterday. I am installing them right now
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Old 01-08-2011, 11:28 AM
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Well i just got my bars yesterday. I am installing them right now
U gonna make a how to?
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Old 01-08-2011, 12:00 PM
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U gonna make a how to?
Well that would have been a really good idea, but i dint take any pics.
Sorry.

It only took about 20 min per side, that is including pealing the stickers off the new bars.

I ended up w 1 1/2" of lift over where it sat before. I now have 22" from center of hub to wheelwell
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Old 01-08-2011, 12:19 PM
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After Pics?
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Old 01-08-2011, 12:28 PM
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After Pics?
Its still in the garage. It looks like it is a prerunner truck now. I have about 400lbs of steel in the bed for balast for the plow
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