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Old 09-25-2010, 07:38 PM
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Default Re: Have DJM 4/5 lowering kit, looking to maybe raise back up???

I'll buy your 4/5 How much you want for it?
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Old 09-25-2010, 08:01 PM
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Default Re: Have DJM 4/5 lowering kit, looking to maybe raise back up???

Can you post a pic of your truck so we can see what you're dealing with?
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Old 09-25-2010, 11:12 PM
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I will in the morning. Measured today front fender is 25 1/2 from the ground and back is 27 1/2 from the ground.
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Old 09-26-2010, 10:09 AM
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Default Re: Have DJM 4/5 lowering kit, looking to maybe raise back up???

I was thinking about this a little and I think you should replace your shocks first, see how it rides and then tweak the height if needed. Worn shocks will destroy the ride quality of a lowered vehicle and may be why it's bottoming out all over the place.
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Old 09-26-2010, 01:25 PM
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I created an album under my profile today.
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Old 09-26-2010, 10:05 PM
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Flip your rear shackles to get about another 2" drop in the rear
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Old 09-26-2010, 10:41 PM
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I posted this in another thread, can someone show me a picture of this? I know where and what they are and know they are stock, but I don't understand how that works, lol.
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Old 09-26-2010, 11:08 PM
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you can see here that you shackle is down

so if you grind the rivets and flip the shackles 180* over they'll be upside down like here
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Old 09-27-2010, 09:43 AM
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I will take a look at mine, but they are short and stock. I dont think there are multiple holes like the ones in the picture.
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Old 09-27-2010, 09:50 AM
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Default Re: Have DJM 4/5 lowering kit, looking to maybe raise back up???

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I will take a look at mine, but they are short and stock. I dont think there are multiple holes like the ones in the picture.
Did you not read my post earlier in this thread at all????????? That pic is posted twice here...





Also.....I thought your truck was "way too low for you" so you wanted to raise the back a little bit. Now you wanna drop it some more? Make up your mind dude.
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Old 09-27-2010, 10:44 AM
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did you read my post earlier? I said it is too much of a pain in the ass to raise it back up so I might as well level it out and deal with it... Just delete the thread then.....
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Old 09-27-2010, 11:12 AM
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Must've skipped it....


In my post it tells you that those shackles with the multi-holes are belltech 6400's...aka 2" chevy drop shackles that actually raise a ranger. In this case, flipping shackles is more work than installing taller ones. But then you're left with a slammed front. lol.


I can't delete threads...I'm no staff member...
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Old 04-09-2015, 01:12 PM
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Default Re: Have DJM 4/5 lowering kit, looking to maybe raise back up???

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Ok, so I have a DJM 4/5 lowering kit on my 2002 Ford Ranger XLT 2wd. I eventually want to put air bags on it, but won't have the money for some time. So I was wondering how I can raise it back up maybe a few inches so that it is more driveable until I can get the money for airbags. Is there a way I can raise it back up some without putting stock upper and lower control arms on it and taking out the rear flip kit?
Hey there Jim

How did you solve this?... I'm having the same issue right now... Installed the 4/5 DJM kit on a 2006 SuperCab XL RWD but I need to raise the front at least one inch, for a final 3/5 drop....

Here it is right now...

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