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is this ok?

today as i was leaving school i was looking at my truck and it looked like it was tilted towards the right.. are all rangers like that or is there something wrong?? its only tilted a little bit not too too bad.. just curious if anyone might know the reason why.
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no looks like ur trucks frame is tweaked u must have got hit some place wow sucks for u
Ok then....

No, the "Ranger lean" it quite famous really, if its very slight, I wouldn't worry about it... Could be a number of things but I highly doubt its your frame...
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wow dont know what crap u been smoking but ANY LEANING IN ANY CAR means its been hit and frame damage is caused you might want to get ur insurance company to buy it back my friend u got a pos
what have you been smoking??? just because it leans doesn't mean theres frame damage. My truck leaned some......so did my 85 dodge......so does a bunch of other trucks.......think about it, the gas tank, and battery and driver is on that side, and over time, it can cause it to stay like that.
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wow dont know what crap u been smoking but ANY LEANING IN ANY CAR means its been hit and frame damage is caused you might want to get ur insurance company to buy it back my friend u got a pos
Uuummm, No! My truck was leaning to the right and it was the torsion bar, it just needed adjusting. so no it may not be frame damage.
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I can't see any pic if you posted one, but can you be more specific? refer to the sides as driver or passenger. Right or left indicates perspective that we have no frame of reference for.

There is such thing as the "Ranger Lean". resulting from the Gas tank and driver sitting on the drivers side. so with a full tank and someone behind the wheel there tends to be a lean. Sometimes all it takes is a full tank.
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rofl ok dude like your one to speak u bought 2 USED cars that means urs leaned they were hit also and now ur trying to rebuddle with some stupid crap that makes no sense you my friend are a idiot
LOL yea ok whatever. Actually, my granddad bought the 85 dodge BRAND NEW in 85, and he had up until like 4 yrs ago, and then I got it, and we know for a fact its never been in a accident.
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wow dont know what crap u been smoking but ANY LEANING IN ANY CAR means its been hit and frame damage is caused you might want to get ur insurance company to buy it back my friend u got a pos
I don't know what you've been smoking either.

Ranger Kid 17 ,
I see by your sig it's a 94 .Is it leaning low on the passenger side ? Or the driver's side ? Low on the driver's is normal over time as that is the side the gas tank is mounted.
Sometimes the truck will look as if it is leaning due to the ground it is parked on.
Because of the age I would just attribute the lean to a sagging spring.
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my truck has had a lean for a long time too... i think its cause im fat
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well hold on guys no one got hit in the truck when i bought it, its leaning passenger side but now i really think back the reason was that it was parked on a hill.. no big deal really and yea also when i took my bedliner off it looked like something punctured(sp?) the bed like something metal... that my only concern.. the punctured side is passenger towards the tail gate....... have no clue what it is. all i know is when i go over a bump you can hear it squeak from it moving up and down.
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yep, with a full(ish) tank of gas the ranger will lean one way

Edit: oh and your bed/rear suspension squeeking is totally normal, but go under there one day with a can of wd-40 or similar product and go to town

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first off 05 i dont own a car i own a TRUCK, and second of all the truck runs and shifts probably better than yours.. im not going to argue about it its really not that big of a deal
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dude no one cares that ur granddad had a ranger from the beginning of time it just means he wrecked it because he dosnt know how to take care of his belongings
UMMM, it was a dodge not a ranger......and LOL where do you come up with that crap? All I can do is laugh.
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Just click on the button on 05ranglerxlt's posts... no need to provoke
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dude no one cares that ur granddad had a ranger from the beginning of time it just means he wrecked it because he dosnt know how to take care of his belongings
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mr. special no i mean some metal poked through my truck bed...and it squeaks due to the metal going up and down over a bump rubbing against the metal of the bed.. like you can see it where it poked through.
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x2 yea, that didn't make any sense.
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mr. special no i mean some metal poked through my truck bed...and it squeaks due to the metal going up and down over a bump rubbing against the metal of the bed.. like you can see it where it poked through.
oohhhh haha.... well that just sucks
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i think he got banned guys.. i didnt mean to start anything honestly i was just trying to figure out what is wrong..
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im already writing a PM to the MODs about this guy... hopefully he will be gone soon enough
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1 second guys im going to take another look on what might of poked through
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He did, all you have to do if someone posts retarded stuff like 05rangerxlt113 is click on the "Report Bad Post" Icon.
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unreal what some people think lol

lots of rangers have the lean i do
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OK figured it out, looks like the leaf spring went though it like the top of it towards the tail gate and i also noticed that the bracket holding it broke... it still up there and not moving around i guess.
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OK figured it out, looks like the leaf spring went though it like the top of it towards the tail gate and i also noticed that the bracket holding it broke... it still up there and not moving around i guess.
easy fix time for some new leaf shackles
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how much and where do i get them??? i mean the bed is ruined now i think but maybe a bedliner (new one) is in order so i dont have to look at it lol...
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