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FabTech 3 inch spindles bent?

I jumped my 2007 xlt ford ranger and now the two front tires sit in, it looks like the spindles are bent but its hard to tell. If they are is it completely necessary i get it fixed, or can i just drive on it with out any problems. I have 32inch tires btw
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Fabtech spindles are know to have problem when taken off road or jumped.

They are fine during normal driving.

There is no way to fix them. They will need replaced.

Or don't replace them and keep your truck on the road where it belongs.

This is why I always recommend Doestch spindles.
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All Fabtech spindles do is bring the FAIL
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I am betting all my money (like $250 LOL) that they are bent at the right at the top under the UCA mount.

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youre going to have some maaaajor tread wear issues lol.
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yeaaaaa.. now its time for the camburg 5.5 kit, atleast it wont fail on me
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craptech ftw
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You sure you didn't just knock the truck out of alignment? Spindles don't bend very often, most of the time they flat out break. Fabtechs are not made to jump and they are well known for how easily they break if you stress them.
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If i post some pics could you tell me.. its hard to tell since im not 100% sure what it looked it before
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Why would you jump your truck?
I mean i nearly submerged my completely but that was accident.
But really jumping?
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Why not jump it? I've jumped mine on accident and then went back for good measure and did it about 3 more times to get it out of my system.
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Why not jump it? I've jumped mine on accident and then went back for good measure and did it about 3 more times to get it out of my system.
HAHAHAHAHAHA

I have a set of railroad tracks at the bottom of an incline at the end of my road. Go like 50 over those things......got some air man.

My buddy hit his lower control arm cross member on impact when he jumped it one time with his 89 C1500. Sparks were awesome.
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Why not jump it? I've jumped mine on accident and then went back for good measure and did it about 3 more times to get it out of my system.
Why not jump it? Because he's got Fabtechs lol.
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My jump was on dirt, but still fun none the less. ^^Lmao
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I jumped my truck.....Why did it break?
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I jumped my truck.....Why did it break?
I don't understand......it was only 10 feet.


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