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View Poll Results: What size rims go best on the 2006 Ranger Sport?
15 12 70.59%
17 3 17.65%
18 0 0%
20 2 11.76%
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:21 PM
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ignore that.

only people that say that are people who havent done it, or people who have gone beyond levlling their truck, and have maxxed the bars out.

i have had my bars cranked for a few months now, only to level it. and it feels no rougher, and the little bit they are cranked wont wear anything out faster. its perfectly fine to do.
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:22 PM
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This thanks slick.

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Old 10-31-2012, 12:24 PM
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haha no problem.
just dont want him ill informed
Indeed my friend

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Old 10-31-2012, 12:38 PM
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Well then I guess my mind is made up lol. How big of a lift should I do to clear 31's?
You don't need a lift to clear 31s... 31s can fit stock, easily. Some models came with 31s stock.
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:39 PM
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Lol mine are maxed out and to me it's not much far from stock. light torsion bar trucks just don't ride good.
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:46 PM
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I'm getting 15x8 wheels and 31" for Christmas putting it ob stock 08 ranger sport
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Old 10-31-2012, 04:11 PM
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Personally if money wasn't an option for me and I had that truck I'd do spindles and shackles or something in the back, or an add a leaf. 32's look monumentally bigger and better than 31's IMO... And some black rims. Would look ( . ) ( . )

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Old 11-01-2012, 05:02 AM
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ignore that.

only people that say that are people who havent done it, or people who have gone beyond levlling their truck, and have maxxed the bars out.


i have had my bars cranked for a few months now, only to level it. and it feels no rougher, and the little bit they are cranked wont wear anything out faster. its perfectly fine to do.

So if I do crank them & say I do it too much, it can be undone, right?
Where do I get the tools for that? & do I need to put my truck on a jack to do it?
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Old 11-01-2012, 05:04 AM
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So if I do crank them & say I do it too much, it can be undone, right?
Where do I get the tools for that? & do I need to put my truck on a jack to do it?
You just need a standard socket wrench and an alignment

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Old 11-01-2012, 05:06 AM
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So if I do crank them & say I do it too much, it can be undone, right?
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Where do I get the tools for that? & do I need to put my truck on a jack to do it?
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Old 11-01-2012, 05:09 AM
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Hmmm, lol you guys are throwing a lot at me to think about.

I think I should go 32's with black 17x9 inch rims (leaning towards XD's or some kind of alloy), but what's the BEST way to raise it up? My truck is my baby & I don't want to do anything to it to hurt it lol

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Old 11-01-2012, 06:12 AM
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With 32's levelled is the perfect look IMO.
It's what I have.



And personally, I'd stick with 15" wheels if you only go 32's. looks so much better.
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Old 11-01-2012, 07:14 AM
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Hmmm, lol you guys are throwing a lot at me to think about.

I think I should go 32's with black 17x9 inch rims (leaning towards XD's or some kind of alloy), but what's the BEST way to raise it up? My truck is my baby & I don't want to do anything to it to hurt it lol
IMHO go with 33s. 32s & 17 is too much wheel IMHO.

Go with a spindle lift if you're that concerned. A torsion crank adds extra wear and tear on your front suspension. Nothing crazy, but it does have an impact. Also, a torsion crank makes the ride rougher.

I ran 32s with just a torsion crank for years before I put on a spindle lift. You could easily do the same... buy the 32s, crank your torsion bars, when you have the money... buy a spindle lift.
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Old 11-01-2012, 08:59 AM
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Damn, Slick that looks good! I might have to do that. Do you have alloy wheels or steel? & did your front bumper come with the front license plate thing? Mine doesn't have it ):

I can't decide whether I'm going to order the stuff through Ford & have them install it or on a website & find someone else to install it. What do you guys think?

& I really appreciate all of you helping me out. I knew next to nothing about Rangers & too much about full sized trucks. I never thought I'd end up in a Ranger yet my husband talked me into it. But thanks to y'all I'm feeling confident that I can make it pretty badass
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Old 11-01-2012, 02:28 PM
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My wheels are just cheap steel wheels. $55 a piece.
15x8 with 3.75" back spacing. Sticks them out farther than stock.



^ stock



Not stock lol ^
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