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could i get the tracking number for mine? I never got it emailed to me and I still haven't received my package. I'll send a PM too
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could i get the tracking number for mine? I never got it emailed to me and I still haven't received my package. I'll send a PM too
X2 stilling waiting for mine.
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could i get the tracking number for mine? I never got it emailed to me and I still haven't received my package. I'll send a PM too
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X2 stilling waiting for mine.
I had to sign for mine when it came so if you guys haven't been home during the day you may have to go to the post office and pick it up.
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I didn't put signature confirmation on the packages, so that's weird that you had to sign. Tim, I replied to your PM, and it looks like they left a notice last week, so you may want to just stop by the PO and see if they've got it for you.

Brian, I owe you a huge appology. Somehow I had two slip through the cracks. Last night I went to grab a couple sets to ship out that sold over the weekend, and I realized I had more boxes sitting there than I should have. After checking my records, I see that yours and one other didn't get sent. I'm sending you guys your tracking numbers and the packages will hit the PO this afternoon with the others.


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stopped at the post office today and picked it up!
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Mine I had to sign also. Didn't really bother me, was just lucky to be at home the right time
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ME00Stepside, I'd like a set if you still have one. PM sent.
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i have a general question for you guys that are welders. I got mine raw (not powdercoated). In all of the stuff I've read about welding, the surface to be welder has to be clean. Does this mean you would have to grind the powdercoat finish off of the areas on the brackets that are to be welded? Just curious
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In all of the stuff I've read about welding, the surface to be welder has to be clean. Does this mean you would have to grind the powdercoat finish off of the areas on the brackets that are to be welded? Just curious
You don't actually weld on these brackets at all - They are all bolt on. But generally speaking yes, any surfaces to be welded need to be bare and clean.

For this coilover kit, you only weld the gussets to the sides of the factory coil buckets to provide additional reinforcement since they now carry the entire front end. Everything else is bolt-on.

Here is the only welding required (It's a random picture - not my truck or install):
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You don't actually weld on these brackets at all - They are all bolt on. But generally speaking yes, any surfaces to be welded need to be bare and clean.

For this coilover kit, you only weld the gussets to the sides of the factory coil buckets to provide additional reinforcement since they now carry the entire front end. Everything else is bolt-on.

Here is the only welding required (It's a random picture - not my truck or install):
Can these gussets be welded on prior to any lift install? As in could I drive my ranger to a shop today and get them welded then install the rest of the lift from home?
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Can these gussets be welded on prior to any lift install? As in could I drive my ranger to a shop today and get them welded then install the rest of the lift from home?
Yep, I don't see why not. Just make sure you leave enough clearance for the coilover spring.

In the past, guys with the old RCD coilover setup (which is what all of this is based off of) have actually installed else everything first - then went to have the gussets welded on shortly afterwards.

Just make sure it gets done before you 'push' your truck.
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^thanks for the info!! answered my question perfectly!
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OK guys, I've got a deal pending on the last set, so if anyone is interested, start a new list. Once it starts filling up, I'll start taking actual paid orders again, and start another run.

FYI, shipping charges went up again. It didn't affect the US shipments much, but the Canadian cost went up by a lot. It's now $17 US, $46 Canada.

Pricing again:
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Kit with powdercoated brackets: $290
Kit with raw brackets: $270

Shipping:
$17 continental US
$46 Canada

Kit includes:
4 brackets (2 upper, 2 lower)
4 gussets to reinforce shock tower
2 shock tower spacers for upper mounts
8 rod end spacers (for 1/2" wide rod ends--like Fox)
all hardware to install--grade 8 zinc plated
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Aw hell. Put me down. This next run will probably be a few months, right? I don't want em next month haha.

Powdercoated please.

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I am also trying to create one document (pdf) with most all general info in it. As I have not done this myself, I will need assistance, pics, etc, so I will be looking for what I can find, although any input is appreciated.

Here are my initial topics to be covered:

Can I do this to my truck?
How much will it cost?
How long will it take?
What tools will I need to complete the conversion?
What parts do I need to complete the conversion?
What welding needs to be done?
What springs should I get?
What coilovers should I get?
-List of combinations used on what trucks
How do I get my t-bars out?

-These are as broad as the topics will get. Some will get more specific subtopics that I might not have mentioned. This will also be the proposed order of the sections in the document.

Please make any general suggestions for other topics I need to cover! I will start compiling information and pictures, if there is anything I can't find I'll ask for it.

I've gone through the first 15 pages collecting information and separating it from the general discussion/extra talk. 35 more to go, then 15 pages of coilover sadness/madness!

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Anyone have any advice on how to drill the hole below the cv axle? its right below the short shafts didnt know if anyone had a good idea or something to get at it other than maybe use a lonnng drill bit to get it? Or maybe swing everything out of the way?
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Anyone have any advice on how to drill the hole below the cv axle? its right below the short shafts didnt know if anyone had a good idea or something to get at it other than maybe use a lonnng drill bit to get it? Or maybe swing everything out of the way?
Swing it out of the way
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Ok here's a question.

The consensus seems to be 5.0" travel for stock and 6.5" for superlifted, but I haven't found much mention of the overall compressed/extended lengths. It looks like all fox 6.5's are 12.85/19.35 and 5.0s are 11.3/16.4

Is this the right overall lengths needed, and what is the tolerance there?

Thanks...
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And another thing... super newb question. does "coilover" refer to a spring/shock combination? I've been reading it as meaning what I guess is just the shock... Pretty basic, I know. A coilover is a shock with a spring (or a COIL) mounted OVER the shock.

Just trying to get my terminology right...
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Coilover is the spring with the shock together as a combo
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OK I got quite a bit done on my All-inclusive information pdf. it is by no means complete or to be considered fully accurate at this point. However, there is quite a bit of good information organized in a readable manner. PLEASE help me out, those of you who know what you're talking about, by reviewing this pdf and making suggestions. Let me know if I have made any errors or left out information that you think should be included.
You can obviously tell by the table of contents that I just got tired and quit after the section on shocks, so I am aware I have some sections missing.

I will also have a section for specific setups, so if you would like yours included (or excluded) please let me know, and feel free to send me any pics or information.

ME00Stepside, please take a look too, as your kit is discussed in here. I want to make sure I have described it accurately and to your satisfaction, and in fact, that you are ok with the details I have included. I'm not sure I got all the hardware right.

Oh an hopefully the link works for you all. Let me know if it isn't.

Coilover Conversion PDF

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Coilover is the spring with the shock together as a combo
thanks dog. I never really thought about it before, then I started doing all this informations searching and starting having internal conflicts haha.
Check out my pdf! haha.

Also... does king not make a 5.0" travel coilover shock? anyone?
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[QUOTE=ME00Stepside;2033039]OK guys, I've got a deal pending on the last set, so if anyone is interested, start a new list. Once it starts filling up, I'll start taking actual paid orders again, and start another run.QUOTE]

How long does it take for a run? 2-3 months? Put me down for a set of powder coated... I'll have the money set aside for it, guaranteed.
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thanks dog. I never really thought about it before, then I started doing all this informations searching and starting having internal conflicts haha.
Check out my pdf! haha.

Also... does king not make a 5.0" travel coilover shock? anyone?
lol no problem. I just know because before my friends switched to air ride, they had coilovers and it came together as a combo.


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