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1996 lowering kits

I need help lowering my 1996 ford ranger trying to find a kit or how to lower it 2 to 3 in the front and 3 to 4 in rear
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you could flip the rear shackles to drop it 2 inches and you can either buy a set of drop coils or cut the factory ones
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how do u do the shackles flip and do u have pictures
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how do u do the shackles flip and do u have pictures
here is a how to
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Flipped Passenger side:
the TRS shows both pics as an after
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when you flip it it dont hit the bed and do u get drive tran vibration
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when you flip it it dont hit the bed and do u get drive tran vibration
no issues with it hitting the bed or vibrations
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does anyone have pictures of lowered rangers having a hard time finding them thanks
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how much does shackle flipping lower the truck and does anyone know what is the boolt size i need to do this im doing it this weekend thanks
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does anyone have pictures of lowered rangers having a hard time finding them thanks
Thats cause trucks are meant to be lifted not lowered.
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yea 4x4 trucks but does anyone know how low and the bolt size please
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