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cheapest lowering kit for a 1998 xlt ranger...

im trying to find a lowering kit for my ranger... im new at this truck thing so i need some help.. i dont care really the brand and if there is a real cheap , ill get it... im putting twentys on it, so i would at least like to take the gap from the tire to the fender off...
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Not a serious answer (disclaimer): Let all the air out of your tires -- it doesn't get any cheaper than that...
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flip the rear axle and get a drop spindle from summit or stylin concepts
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click here. >lowering springs get that and flip the rear axle.
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ok im going to order the springs from ebay, they will be for the front, know the back all i have to do is flip the axle... is it the leaf springs those flat bars that are like 3 diffrent sizes..
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get a drop spindle from summit or stylin concepts
got a link where someone could find these?
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what is the web site so i can check it out....
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got a link where someone could find these?

what gumby is trying to say, no one makes an aftermarket lowering spindle for ford rangers
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what ever!!!!
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^^^ prove it.....i have never heard of them either.....
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no spindles made for a ranger.. is this kit too much for ya? http://www.stylinconcepts.com/part.a.../categoryid/30



here is an even cheaper 1


http://www.stylinconcepts.com/part.a.../categoryid/30
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flip the rear axle and get a drop spindle from summit or stylin concepts

yeah there is no drop spindle ever made for a ranger of any year.

It you want to drop it DJM 4/5 do it right the first time because the first time you drop it you will just want to go lower.
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My brother is selling his Roush lowering kit....never installed. It's a 2" front/2" rear. Brand spanking new. Might be a 2/3 kit don't remember. Consists of front springs and rear hangers w/ shocks. All new. Sell for $250 shipped. Let me know.
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My brother is selling his Roush lowering kit....never installed. It's a 2" front/2" rear. Brand spanking new. Might be a 2/3 kit don't remember. Consists of front springs and rear hangers w/ shocks. All new. Sell for $250 shipped. Let me know.

so much work in the back to install those hangers, its easier just to do a flipkit.
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well i still dont know what to get... i want an easy cheap way... i dont care about handeling i just want it to be low... im going to get another truck soon, so i want this one just for the weekends or something.....
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My brother is selling his Roush lowering kit....never installed. It's a 2" front/2" rear. Brand spanking new. Might be a 2/3 kit don't remember. Consists of front springs and rear hangers w/ shocks. All new. Sell for $250 shipped. Let me know.
damn those were selling for 150 shipped form hillbank on ebay
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I don't know....that's what he told me what he wanted. I too think ridiculous. Yea the hanger look to be a pita.....I think he's gonna get a DJM kit instead.
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well i still dont know what to get... i want an easy cheap way... i dont care about handeling i just want it to be low... im going to get another truck soon, so i want this one just for the weekends or something.....

there is no cheap way the lowest you can go for the cheapest is 2 inch drop coils up front and flip the rear hangers, but thats not even low.

Start off on the DJM 2/3 you will want to go lower and just add the control arms which are the most expensive and you will have a 4/5 drop.
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im trying to find a lowering kit for my ranger... im new at this truck thing so i need some help.. i dont care really the brand and if there is a real cheap , ill get it... im putting twentys on it, so i would at least like to take the gap from the tire to the fender off...
How's this...
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ok im going to look them up. ill see what i can get.....
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