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best way to attain rear lift?

so say i needed to add around 5" of lift to the rear suspension...

whats the best way to go about attaining said lift..

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Add a leafs I would think cause you dont really want more blocks due to axle wrap unless you have a way of combating that
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explorer leafs, AAL, and shackels. and btw if you get said 'shh' item i dont like you lol
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The BEST way is to get a new lift spring back. Something that is designed to ride nice with more height. Deaver or something, I'm not sure who makes lift springs for the Ranger any more.
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The BEST way is to get a new lift spring back. Something that is designed to ride nice with more height. Deaver or something, I'm not sure who makes lift springs for the Ranger any more.
ya forgot about deavers, i think superlift makes some springs too.
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explorer leafs, AAL, and shackels. and btw if you get said 'shh' item i dont like you lol
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Someone buying Tre's RCD? haha
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yeah I hate you too but try some 6" skyjacker leafs or aal with a shackle.
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Someone buying Tre's RCD? haha
I would If I had the money. I want to double lift
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im looking for 4-5" over stock on the back because the shackels fubar up my fender flare and tire, i have been reading about expo springs then came across sport trac ones. probably with sport trac springs and a add a lead you would definatly get 5".
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I'd say the Skyjacker soft ride leafs, deff don't do gayass shackles
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Skyjackers or deavers and shackles to ditch the block all together.
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if it was me I would run 2wd 88-98 chevy springs then run blocks and drop shackles.

few reasons why

rides good
should control axle wrap better
still able to load the truck
great flex
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Big blocks=axle wrap. That is bad. Like everyone else has said go with AAL's or a new leaf pack.
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Hes probably got the James Duff traction bars on his truck like most lifted people here have, including me. I have 4" blocks with them and have no problems
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Hes probably got the James Duff traction bars on his truck like most lifted people here have, including me. I have 4" blocks with them and have no problems
4 inch blocks? disgusting



Go with what Zabeard said, the Chevy springs.
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yes, my blocks are bigger than your weiner. now shut your mouth puddi puddi.
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if i were you korey i would get some expo springs and get some 2 inch block or some lift shackles. 4 inch blocks are huge and impractical.
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They're fine
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better then what i used to have haha...I had a 2" block, and a 2.5" block...eesh. but yeah the superlift 6" lift springs would be your best bet...
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They're fine
whats that? you're cheap and lazy you say? well duh, we already knew that!






naww dude, just bustin your *****. blocks are fine for 2WD rigs.
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lol theyre fine because I have traction bars
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lol theyre fine because I have traction bars
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hahaha



ie of same logic) my bed has 2 grapefruit size rust holes in it, but i put a plastic bed liner in so it's not a problem.
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hahaha



ie of same logic) my bed has 2 grapefruit size rust holes in it, but i put a plastic bed liner in so it's not a problem.
explain to me whats wrong with them
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