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Old 05-04-2011, 08:14 PM
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My Ranger is a 1993 XLT with 2inch leveling kit, I'm replacing the front springs due to me breaking one, and im going to go ahead and replace they shocks while im at it. But I'm not sure what kind I should put on, it has Rancho RS5000 shocks on it now, but I've heard about Belstein 5100 shocks, does anyone have them or can amke a suggestion of what they like better?
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Ben Richardson here, I own a 1993 Ford Ranger XLT Four Wheel Drive, 4.0 engine, 5 speed trany, 3.27 gears. Mods are a lift kit that im not sure much how or if it is just a leveling kit I'm not sure how to tell the difference. But it has 31x10.50 Mastercraft Courser MT's but the truck can fit 33x12.50 which will be on it after these wear out. Also now has clear headlights and corner lights with 8000k HID kit.
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:14 PM
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either of those are good!
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:17 PM
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i've had the bilsteins, and i know several other people who currently or have had the 5100s on their trucks with nothing but good things to say about them. they're my choice over rancho, fabtech, etc.
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:19 PM
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i've had the bilsteins, and i know several other people who currently or have had the 5100s on their trucks with nothing but good things to say about them. they're my choice over rancho, fabtech, etc.
Can I run stock length or do i need to order longer?
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Ben Richardson here, I own a 1993 Ford Ranger XLT Four Wheel Drive, 4.0 engine, 5 speed trany, 3.27 gears. Mods are a lift kit that im not sure much how or if it is just a leveling kit I'm not sure how to tell the difference. But it has 31x10.50 Mastercraft Courser MT's but the truck can fit 33x12.50 which will be on it after these wear out. Also now has clear headlights and corner lights with 8000k HID kit.
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:25 PM
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im not sure. you might be able to use the stock length, or maybe ones that are longer.
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:26 PM
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Go longer.
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:30 PM
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Go longer.
I have been looking they have them for 0-1 inch lift and 3-4?? Suggestions... or anyone know a good website to get htem for cheaper than $85?
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