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Old 04-10-2011, 10:58 PM
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Default ranger looks crooked

ever since ive had my 93 xlt with the 2.3 its always leaned towards the driver side in the rear the leaf springs look fine so im assuming its the shock what else could it be and how could i test it?
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Old 04-10-2011, 10:58 PM
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the springs on that side are probably just worn out. the gas tank and the driver are both on that side. over time, it adds up. maybe look for some springs off a newer ranger at a junk yard?
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Old 04-10-2011, 11:01 PM
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so you dont think it would be a shock?
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Old 04-10-2011, 11:04 PM
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Default Re: ranger looks crooked

It could be a shock, but its probably in need of springs and rear leaf springs, how many miles?
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Old 04-10-2011, 11:12 PM
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172k its got a pretty rough ride as well
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Old 04-10-2011, 11:20 PM
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it could be shocks, but the springs support the vehicle. the shocks just provide dampening over bumps. might be a good idea to replace the shocks and springs at all 4 corners, it will really help with the ride.
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:32 AM
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My '99 leans a little twards the front driver's side. I will be
doing the balljoints and shocks soon, and the springs.
Hopefully that will fix it.
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:19 PM
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Body mounts/bushings...whatever they are called are probably worn out...look under the cab for something that looks like this...the one in the pic is an example of a worn out one that needs replacing.

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Old 07-08-2011, 04:50 PM
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Default Re: ranger looks crooked

Sorry to "revive" this old thread...

I need to change the body mounts/bushings as Celeosis says...

CAN ANYBODY HELP ME IN GETING THEM???? I CANT FIND THEM ANYWHERE!!!
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Old 07-18-2011, 09:37 AM
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Sorry to "revive" this old thread...

I need to change the body mounts/bushings as Celeosis says...

CAN ANYBODY HELP ME IN GETING THEM???? I CANT FIND THEM ANYWHERE!!!
Get these: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/PTP-6-106/

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Old 07-18-2011, 09:59 AM
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Default Re: ranger looks crooked

Those were exactly the ones I bought!

In fact... at this precise time theyre at Clintons garage, and he say they look great! Just cant wait to have them!

Thanks a lot for the reply dude, in a couple of weeks Ill be installing them
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:51 PM
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Those were exactly the ones I bought!

In fact... at this precise time theyre at Clintons garage, and he say they look great! Just cant wait to have them!

Thanks a lot for the reply dude, in a couple of weeks Ill be installing them
Great man!
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:00 AM
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Default Re: ranger looks crooked

Ill post pics when I install them, and also the results!

Im sure this info is very usefull for the forum
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:30 AM
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Ill post pics when I install them, and also the results!

Im sure this info is very usefull for the forum
I would be very interested to see how the install goes. My truck also has the infamous driver side pimp lean.
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:37 AM
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Default Re: ranger looks crooked

the thing that bothers me is that my bushings are really like new! The rubber is in great conditions, but the previous ower idiot for some reason remove them, and they did not reinstall them correctly. In fact the rear right bushing is missplaced, just a few millimiters away from its center, so the cab went lower.

as a result, the truck looks awfull and they also, destroyed the bushings (they are torn).

CUT THIS GUY HANDS I SAY!
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