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Old 05-03-2010
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bigger coil springs

i got a 6 inch suspension lift that came with spindles, coils,shocks and upper control arms, i was wondering if i could put longer springs in there to achieve a higher stance?, or what do you think?
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why dont you put the 6 inch on first and then see if you like it before messing with it!??
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You'll be riding on the frame. The suspension will be maxed out...

Don't do it.
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the 6 inch is on right now but its only 3 inch lift spindles, so its not even a 6 inch lift...
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post pictures of front end like ball joint angles and ****
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the 6 inch is on right now but its only 3 inch lift spindles, so its not even a 6 inch lift...
What? You have just the lift spindles installed? But not the coils? IFS is not meant to be lifted, so naturally it doesn't like very large amounts of coil lift. Anything larger than a 3" lift coil will give you little or no suspension travel at all. It'll be like riding a tractor all over the place. 98+ coilsprung Rangers can only accept a 3" lift spindle, up to 3" coils, and a body lift as bolt on lifts.
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i have 3 inch spindles and new coils that are bigger, but i do finally measurments and it was only like 4 inches not 6
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Post a picture of the truck.... also mention what tire size is on the truck when you take the pic.
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looks like 5.5" to 6" of lift to me...
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yeah that looks like 6 inches to me what size tires do you have on there right now
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like 28 i think.225/75/15
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