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Old 05-13-2013, 11:13 AM
RangerJackNY RangerJackNY is offline
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I just acquired a '96 2.3l 2WD "super cab" Truck is stock. I am going through vehicle and I am replacing the worn parts. I just replaced the shocks all around, but the front end is "bouncy:" it takes 3 or 4 oscillations before vehicle stops bouncing.
Will replacing the springs fix this? All other front end components (ball joints, etc.) are in good condition. Any ideas, anyone? Thanks!
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Old 05-13-2013, 11:15 AM
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Default Re: Bouncy front end - Coil Spring

what kind of shocks did you put on?
and is the sway bar still attached tight?
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Old 05-13-2013, 11:48 AM
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Default Re: Bouncy front end - Coil Spring

Like Robert said...check your sway bars. My truck was bouncy like that when I bought it. I replaced the sway bars and it firmed up big time, locked everything right into place.
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Old 05-13-2013, 12:33 PM
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Thanks. I will check that and post a reply. Unfortunately for me, I work away from home 5 days a week, so it'll be Friday before I can check. BTW, shocks are Monroe LT Gas-Matics...
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Old 05-13-2013, 12:34 PM
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Default Re: Bouncy front end - Coil Spring

hmmm, those shocks are fine for a small truck...

anyway, let us know!
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