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View Poll Results: What would be the estimated cost of the parts for fixing this vehicle?
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parts 2 40.00%
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Old 01-16-2015
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Suspension

Hello everyone, I recently bought a 2000 Ford Ranger and started to notice that something was wrong. I walked up behind it and noticed that it doesn't sit level on a flat surface. It's higher on one side than the other, and I don't know what the problem could be? I use this for my hunting guide service, and need to get this fixed asap. Could someone please tell me what they think might be the problem? This way I could buy the necessary parts and save on labor.
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could be anything from a full tank of gas weighing it down to a a bad shackle / hanger to worn and sagged torsion bars.

A picture would definitely help
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I'm going to go with the frame being broken on one side.



But in all seriousness, pictures will definitely help.
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I love this poll

How much will it cost? Cost? Or parts?
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I love this poll

How much will it cost? Cost? Or parts?
Cost: He's going to pay for everything, but won't get any parts

Parts: He's going to get a huge box of parts (some of which may be irrelevant to his needs or not fit his vehicle) but it won't cost anything

Im voting Parts
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It's obviously gonna cost, cost not parts.
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2000 Ford Ranger Torsion Bar Suspension

I have a 2000 ford ranger xlt 4.0 torsion bar suspension. the truck is very bumpy and can feel every bump and road deffect. I replaced all the struts , new ***** joints and control arms. I got new Jeep Wrangler duratrak all terian but still bumpy and stiff! Any solutions? The previous owners son had the truck and was a bit rough with it and I think cranked the torsion bar for lift. Can't figure out how to get a better ride quality
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Old 09-24-2016
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Swap out the front end links and swaybar bushings. Those have a significant impact. Do note that when you do, you may have a shake in the wheel when you go over bumps. If this is the case, don't freak, it goes away within a few days as the rubber seats in.
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I just had that replaced a few months ago when i replaced the ball joints control arms and struts
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Old 09-24-2016
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If the T-bars are cranked, I would un-crank them.
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I have a 2000 ford ranger xlt 4.0 torsion bar suspension. the truck is very bumpy and can feel every bump and road deffect. I replaced all the struts , new ***** joints and control arms. I got new Jeep Wrangler duratrak all terian but still bumpy and stiff! Any solutions? The previous owners son had the truck and was a bit rough with it and I think cranked the torsion bar for lift. Can't figure out how to get a better ride quality
I didn't know Jeep made Duratracs?
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