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Old 11-16-2010, 08:45 AM
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Default How to replce torsion bars

Is there a tech on how to change torsion bars? I searched but didnt find much. I have done mutiple lift kits and spring changes but never delt with torsion bars and dont want to hurt myself. O changing out Bs for 1s
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Old 11-16-2010, 09:09 AM
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i have the Ford Workshop manual at home, if you can wait till after 4, ill get that article for you
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Old 11-16-2010, 09:52 AM
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i have the Ford Workshop manual at home, if you can wait till after 4, ill get that article for you
Yeah. I havent even ordered the bars yet. Just wanted to see waht was involved
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Old 11-16-2010, 10:01 AM
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i just read it the other day on what to do, ill get it for you after 4 today
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Old 11-16-2010, 10:20 AM
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Default Re: How to replce torsion bars

youtube has hundreds of vids on how too do it.
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Old 11-16-2010, 12:41 PM
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i have the Ford Workshop manual at home, if you can wait till after 4, ill get that article for you
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youtube has hundreds of vids on how too do it.
Cant find shit for a ranger
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Old 11-16-2010, 04:03 PM
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Default Re: How to replce torsion bars

told you I'd get it for you:

https://dl-web.dropbox.com/get/torsi...pdf?w=b0db16ce
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Old 11-16-2010, 04:53 PM
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Crap. I cant access it with out being a member
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:34 PM
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Default Re: How to replce torsion bars

dang i didnt know that! let me figure it out real quick

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here this should work! I forgot to move it to my "Public" file

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/14942986/to...%20removal.pdf
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:47 PM
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Cant find shit for a ranger
they should all be the same
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Old 11-17-2010, 02:59 AM
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Default Re: How to replce torsion bars

Thanks, Dixie
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Old 11-17-2010, 05:45 AM
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Default Re: How to replce torsion bars

yep, whether or not this helps I dont know, but there ya have it
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Old 11-17-2010, 01:43 PM
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Default Re: How to replce torsion bars

Ok. I read the PDF. Not too much help. has anyone on here done them? if so do i have to use that special tool and can i use a c-clamp or somethin similar? How long does it take to swap bars?
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Old 11-20-2010, 07:07 AM
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Default Re: How to replce torsion bars

Come-on. Somebody has have to have replaced the t-bars
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Old 12-09-2010, 05:22 PM
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Default Re: How to replce torsion bars

Have not replaced them, but have had them out to replace keys. Bout hour per side what it took me
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