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Traction Bars + flip kit + shackles?

found some decent traction bars for cheap....(thread below)

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...tion-arms.html

but they are for axles that are on top of the leaf springs....

i could solve this with a flip kit BUT.....i would like to keep the stock ride height.

from what i've found i would be at about a 2 - 2.5 inch drop with some compensation from Beltech shackles....

is there anyway i could flip the axle and still maintain stock ride height (or close to it)

or will i have to get 2 inch drop springs for the front to equal it out?
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flip kit is 4 inches for a reg cab, chebby shackles are 2 inches so youd go down 2 inches, and the stock rake is +/- 2 inches so youd be level
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flip kit is 4 inches for a reg cab, chebby shackles are 2 inches so youd go down 2 inches, and the stock rake is +/- 2 inches so youd be level
i still want a little bit of a hot rod rake
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well idk what to tell you then lol
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take the front springs off Stig 1.0.....chop off a coil or 2 and install those i guess
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chop ONE coil
not two....

to compensate for the ranger lean id cut one coil off on the right side and half a coil off on the left side
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chop ONE coil
not two....
der.....

i have a fiberglass bed cover and i carry a bunch of tools in the back.....my truck sits with about a 1 inch rake as it is
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