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97 Leaf springs... will they fit?

Any one know if 97 ranger leaf springs will fit on the post 98 trucks? Thanks
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Not sure about 97 Rangers, but about some 97 Chevy 1500 leaf springs (Just do it! )
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so chevy springs will fit under my truck?
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Yeah.. well I have a set... But they are going to be a huge ordeal to put in so I am looking at a set of Duff leafs instaed.... I will reqire me to put in more time and work than it would be to have acustom pack made!
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Doc you have a set of 1500 leafs? How much?

And that last comment about time more so than the custom pack, are you talking about the Chevy's?
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doc is a weenie!



after all that stuff i explained to you and pictures I took!!!

I feel betrayed!!
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Well it is not that I am betraying you... But I think it will be easier to just make new leafs.... Between the time I would spend removing the body... dropping the gas tank... I think it will be more costly... I need my truck I do not have the ability to loose it for 2 days while I do all this!
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after all that stuff i explained to you and pictures I took!!!

I feel betrayed!!
I feel left out...send me pics and explain stuff to me then i can betray you too Really, I'd be happy to see some pics from the chevy spring swap
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IM me and ill run you through it
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You guys are too much.... The question had nothing to do with me... (a friend) I START ON THE SPRINGS MONDAY!
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What? Don't believe me... I spend most of th after noon removing my skid plate and getting all the bolts and junk... You all are too gulible.... Buddy wants lifted springs but is not daring enough for a bow tie swap... It will be a PITA but it will be worth it.... I knew you would flip there Gildo......
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What? Don't believe me... I spend most of th after noon removing my skid plate and getting all the bolts and junk... You all are too gulible.... Buddy wants lifted springs but is not daring enough for a bow tie swap... It will be a PITA but it will be worth it.... I knew you would flip there Gildo......


wow doc, you know how to cut to the core of me. Youre like a miniature buddha, covered in fur.

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what is a buddha?? I am sorry... I figurred you would be pissed I prob should have not done that.. Thanks for your help actually. My friends think I am nuts for doing this mod.... But they will see......
Mike, hit a junk yard up in Philly... I walked in and said "you got chevy leafs" he said "what truck" told him and he walked out and then back in 2 seconds later and I left... took 10 minutes... did not even need to remove them.
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so could somebody say wut is involved in this swap? moving mount points, dropping shackles? anything?
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Not talking to me any more??
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Boy I feel like an Sorry...... I did not mean to hurt thy feelings...
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is a shackle flip and option?
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why would you want to shackle filp?????????????
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Mike, hit a junk yard up in Philly... I walked in and said "you got chevy leafs" he said "what truck" told him and he walked out and then back in 2 seconds later and I left... took 10 minutes... did not even need to remove them.
Sweet. Doc what JY did you hitup. I don't want to do twice the work and end up at a u-pull-it. How much were they?
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man this sounds like a sweet mod. so if i have blocks will it lift it this amount with or without the blocks? would i be at stock ride if i took the rear blocks out? i may do this when i put on the RCD lift.
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