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I just bought a 1993 Ranger ext. Cab with the 3.0L. I'm Planning on putting the 3 inch djm dream beams and 2 inch belltech springs on the front and a 4 inch flip kit and 3 or 4 inch drop leafs on the back. Does that sound like a good set-up for the truck? Can anyone give me any tips on how to do this stuff. This is my first ford, I used to deal with s-10's. Those were a snap. Im also putting on 15 inch rims with a 195/50r/15 tire. I like small rims. I like the old school i guess
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flipkit will net you 5 inches, flip the rear leaf spring hangers on the frame for 10 bucks in bolts and it will get you 2 more inches. You will need to notch the frame.

as for the front sounds like you have the right idea, just buy some camber bushings so you can align it.
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So the front sounds good? I bouth this flip kit from stlin concepts and they say its only a four in flip kit. So all i have to do is flip the hangers for another 2 inches?
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yea, it's just a matter of buying th bolts for flipping your hangers
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If you really want to lower the rear explorer axle swap. 31 spline axles, new gear ratio (3:73's or 4:10's), and it will be a spring under axle.
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hey mark, what was the rear hangers flip you were talking about? where can I get the bolts from, and im guessing I flip the front hanger since the rear is already longer.
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flip the rear hanger and you can get the bolts at any hardware store
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