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Daily driver SAS

Okay I know itís been talked about over and over and there are already thousands of posts to look at. Want to do a SAS on my 2000 ranger 4x4 4.0L. Now here is where itís different, itís my bear hunting truck and commuting vehicle. I donít want a lift I donít need 40Ē tires or any of that. I bought two identical rangers for $1200 drove the heck out of them. Took parts off one for the other. Now the front end is junk. Stopped the parts list at $2500. If itís a part in the front end itís junk and needs to be replaced. Figured a SAS was a better route than replacing the whole IFS. I have very good access to a 5 acre field full of jeeps. Any help or links to other post would be appreciated
 
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Are you ready to spend at least $2000? Because doing that SAS will likely cost you at least that much by the time you're done. At a minimum. IF you do it right, using quality parts..




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Yes, Iíd rather put the money into a SAS instead of just redoing the factory front end. Itís not a money issue, I want the truck as close to factory height as possible and canít find any information on one that doesnít have a 14Ē lift. Iím not trying to build a rock crawler
 
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You're not gonna get stock height out of an SAS. You could set it up to run at nearly full "tuck" where your suspension has nearly all of it's drop left while at ride height, but if you're not "building a rock crawler" then why do an SAS in the first place? I have a hard time believing the truck is worth salvaging at all if the front end replacement parts list reaches anywhere near $2500 - If that's the case, I'd just scrap it.

Post some pictures of the front end parts that need replacing..



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