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Old 02-15-2011, 12:52 PM
AlxGry AlxGry is offline
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I went to level my truck some and the drivers side bolt head snapped off. I believe theres enough remaining bolt for it to be safe but what should i do? Could i drill it out or something and replace the bolt? can i use a half inch longer bolt to achieve just a little more front end lift?
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Old 02-15-2011, 02:27 PM
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Id drill it out and replace it.

Is there enough flat area or to make it flat and use a easy out?
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Old 02-15-2011, 02:53 PM
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Default Re: Torsion crank fuck up

If its still hanging out take it out if not drill it and I would go with an OEM replacement bolt
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Old 02-15-2011, 04:59 PM
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I went to level my truck some and the drivers side bolt head snapped off. I believe theres enough remaining bolt for it to be safe but what should i do? Could i drill it out or something and replace the bolt? can i use a half inch longer bolt to achieve just a little more front end lift?
jack the vehicle up to remove load from adjuster, remove bolt with vicegrip/easyout/etc. replace with factory bolt from jy or dealer.
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Old 02-16-2011, 01:36 PM
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sounds good. thanks guys, i honestly think my best bet is gunna be to drill. What do you guys think about getting a bolt just a tad longer? Cause i have this problem where i got load leveling shocks in thje back and the jack the ass up a good amount. I cant really leavel the som'bitch. I know icould just put the right shocks on, but hey, free lift = cool with me! lol it would be cool to be able to do that but i can see stress/wear issues popping up, just want some vets opinions.
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Old 02-16-2011, 02:46 PM
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Even with a longer bolt it is only gonna go so far up.
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Old 02-16-2011, 03:37 PM
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front to rear leveling you could go with a longer bolt if you wish, people have done it. Cranked bars as is will wear your components faster so if you really dont care and already have them maxed might as well just get a bit longer of a bolt and crank it haha
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Old 02-16-2011, 06:25 PM
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front to rear leveling you could go with a longer bolt if you wish, people have done it. Cranked bars as is will wear your components faster so if you really dont care and already have them maxed might as well just get a bit longer of a bolt and crank it haha
yeah, i dont know what else to do. The only other options for the front end is the rcd kit and such, right?
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Old 02-17-2011, 07:55 AM
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superlift, RCD, or a coilover suspension set up. The brackets for the coilover conversion are no longer made though but someone is working on them. You can just crank the coil higher to get more lift. It will be around $1000 or so for a coilover set up lol
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Old 02-18-2011, 08:10 AM
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well there are all of those kits or a solid axle...alot more work but as far as lift and a ranger goes its not going to get much better than that. not to terribly expensive either Dana 30, power steering pump, long arm kit for a jeep and some coil over buckets.
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Old 02-19-2011, 10:15 AM
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well there are all of those kits or a solid axle...alot more work but as far as lift and a ranger goes its not going to get much better than that. not to terribly expensive either Dana 30, power steering pump, long arm kit for a jeep and some coil over buckets.
Yeah but we're still talking thousands...im a broke youngster whose parents think lifting a truck is "stupid"
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Old 02-19-2011, 10:28 AM
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Yeah but we're still talking thousands...im a broke youngster whose parents think lifting a truck is "stupid"
Drill it out and get some 3" keys and leave them at 3"s if you crank they keys you will break shit I actually have a set if you want some cheap.
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Old 02-24-2011, 05:45 PM
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Drill it out and get some 3" keys and leave them at 3"s if you crank they keys you will break shit I actually have a set if you want some cheap.
Id love to buy them but i think my money is going to have to be spent on a new pair of rotors

So getting keys wont kill the truck as long as i dont over crank?
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Old 02-24-2011, 05:52 PM
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Id love to buy them but i think my money is going to have to be spent on a new pair of rotors

So getting keys wont kill the truck as long as i dont over crank?
yup they will be just fine
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