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3 in the front 4 in the back
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oh i gotcha. now yours says you have a 2/2 smakes, so thats 2 front 2 back. how much would that run me in a 1997 2.3l 2wd?
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well, you can cut you coils for free, but i would advise against it as its a hack job and youll get flamed for it. legit drop coils are like 100 bucks. and for the back, all i did was grind the rivets off my leaf hangers and flipped them upside down then bolted them back on with grade 8 hardware, cost is under 20 bucks for the bolts washers and nuts

ext cab rangers have 2 inches of rake from the factory, if you want to level it just flip your hangers. if you do both, itll retain the stock rake, just 2 inches lower lol
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does yours handle alot better with the drop like that?
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It'll handle better, but to make it handle well, you need to lose the rake, and go a bit lower, say 3/4 or maybe even 5/7, though you're getting past the point of handling at 5/7.
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does yours handle alot better with the drop like that?
ya it handles beter, but with the addition of a bII 1 inch swaybar, it carves corners like a butcher carves a cow hahaha
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thanks guys. any ideas on beefing up the 2.3l motor? its got 8 spark plugs lol
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yank it out and drop in a 5.0

not much we can do to our motors besides and intake and an exhaust
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yeah ive thought about the 5.0 but i got a silverado with a circle track 5.7 in it makin 350 hp so i wanted to stray away from the v8s for a bit. i like the 4cyl 5 spd trucks like mine. there alot of fun. i wanna do some road course racing for fun with this truck and i figured a little more horsepower and a little lower to the ground would make it alot more fun
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Turbo it.
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turbo mine too while you at it
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how complicated is it to turbo it? ur talking new stronger inernals when it comes to that b4 i can even get the turbo rite?
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depends how much boost your running i think.
but thats all i know about turbos haha
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i just want a waste gate haha. they sound so sick
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You mean a blow off valve. Waste gates are quiet, BOVs are loud.
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yeah. my friends got a GReddy blow off on his 240 and it sounds so sick when he really beats on the thing.
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