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Also, do any of you have cold air kits, and to you really see any benefits on our trucks?

And what other easy bolt ons work good for my year of truck?

I notice that there is a lot of newer trucks than mine on here, so I'm sure some of the mods and benefits are different.

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do you have the flat stock air filter or the cone filter? if you have a stock one, visit www.stufforyourranger.com and they have some good cold air intake kits for your Ranger......if you have the round cone filter, then you have to convert the MAF sensor (Mass Air Flow) to the style like the flat filters have before you can install an intake kit....
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hey guys.... heres his truck.. i got the images from him and posted him for them.. enjoy

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i bet you have 3.55 gears in that truck.....

good lookin '97 BTW..
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Thanks for posting those pics, they aren't all that great, but thats what I have to work with...

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no prob man... always trying to help out
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im not 4wd, and my truck is ugly, but you get the point.

im running 2" lift coils and 31's.

and no, the oil on the ground isn't from my truck.

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he might have 3.73's, my 95 has 3.73's
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Its freezing rain and junk out, so i doubt I get that code today, maybe tomorrow hopefully.

What about this particular kit, good idea or bad? And will it still have a raked look if you went up 2" all the way around?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2-90-...spagenameZWDVW

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Lifted97ranger~

You said that I would have to convert to a differnt meter if I wanted cold air, if I have the cone style factory filter? Am I understanding you correctly?

If I do have a cone style, then do i just need to purchase a meter for a flat filter application and plug it in, or is the wiring different???

I'll check my filter style when I get home...

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first off, that kit you posted is a good one...

second, the wiring for the flat filter MAF is different....you would need the plug also and then splice the wires....
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the kit you posted is good but yes your truck will not be level pretty much as it sits now just 2" taller...
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yea......install the add-a-leafs and remove the stock blocks.....and install the new coil springs....that should make it quite level...
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hey guys.... heres his truck.. i got the images from him and posted him for them.. enjoy

I have the same truck with 31x10.50 all terrains and some saggy coils and I still don't rub at all
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just a question, do you have to get the coil compressor to remove the coils or will just "floating" the suspension work?
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just a question, do you have to get the coil compressor to remove the coils or will just "floating" the suspension work?

you do not need a spring compressor, just remove the spring bolt and washer. then remove the shock, then remove the sway bar link one bolt.. at that point you can have someone step on the arm and take the coil right out(becarefully not to hurt the caliper brake line, if you feel its to tight remove the caliper(leave line on) and hang up out of the way). then install the new coil and nut/washer. then i used a jack to push up the arm and install the sway bar bolt then the newer LONGER shocks in front, reinstall tire and go have a few beers

got springs down to about an hour total... now first timers prepare a whole day just incase...

ALSO 100% HUGE TIP HERE... HEAT the lower shock nut holding on the shock OR THE Stud on the arm WILL BRAKE OFF. also take it off with hand tools not impact... get it cherry red... your getting new shocks anyway so dont worry about burning up the bushing...

then lather on never seize on the threads of that stud so next time its easier to take off
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Shane look at the sticker on the drivers door.......look under the "AXL" spot and tell me what it says.....it will be a 2 digit number or 1 letter & 1 number together....
Mine is "91"
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Mine is "91"
you have an open 8.8 w/ 3.27 gears......
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Thanks for the extra tips, I still need to get my code off my door for you though...I keep forgetting about it...LOL
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