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ahhh who knows im just gonna use this account from now on if they wanna ban me then ill get another email and join up with a dif name
hahahah well i guess you didn't get banned, i wouldnt be saying ull just make another account tho cause thats disrespectful. yeah i saw those fabtech spindles goin for 200 bucks too, i probly saw the ones ur wantin to buy. damn 39's would be sick

well it seems everyone has been happy with doetsch so far, ive been thinking about it
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can i run my stock wheels with my fabtech spindles? I havnt installed mine yet and the guy i bought them from said i can
Some ppl can some can't u will just have to try it.
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hahahah well i guess you didn't get banned, i wouldnt be saying ull just make another account tho cause thats disrespectful. yeah i saw those fabtech spindles goin for 200 bucks too, i probly saw the ones ur wantin to buy. damn 39's would be sick

well it seems everyone has been happy with doetsch so far, ive been thinking about it
Dont buy em dude
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Ebay can't be the only place. And from what I've found on ebay, they don't sell the complete kits, just the spindles and blocks.
Thats all you need is the spindle and the blocks/u bolts.
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Dont buy em dude

I saw them too, but they don't look like they just had 5k miles on them, more like 20k miles.
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Thats all you need is the spindle and the blocks/u bolts.
front and rear shocks? alignment cam and bolt kit?
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You dont have to run new shocks and alot of ppl say the never need the cam and bolt
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I saw them too, but they don't look like they just had 5k miles on them, more like 20k miles.
Either way if they go up to high i'll just get the Doetsch ones for 350 shipped.
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Mentioned above is the fact that they stick out(1/2"). This was a big issue for me when i first got them, BUT after having them on i have to say that i love it.

Same can be said for mine. I thought it was tacky a little to have the fronts stick out a little more, but, it's grown on me now....so I like it.



No problems with my fabtech spindles so far, but I really have only stuck to the highway, no off-roading for me.
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Can't speak for the Fabtech, though they may do this also.

It seems as if Doetsh KNOWS or anticipates that you will also run t-bar crank with these spindles. They appear to have built camber correction into them.

Despite what the know-nothings say on here, if you crank the t-bars with an SLA suspension you WILL get negative camber. It's virtually IMPOSSIBLE not to. I was getting ready to cam-bolt the front of my truck when I put the spindles on.

However, when I got the spindles on, angle measurements showed that the the camber was now CORRECT WITH THE T-BAR CRANK.

It seems that they are cast with a corrective angling in them. Same may be true of Fabtech -- don't know.

If you use the spindles with stock control arm angles (no crank), then you may need the cams to correct a positive camber situation.
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I cranked my t-bars in the first 5 mile of owning my truck!
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2wd's have t-bars?
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Dont buy em dude
sorry dude i have to buy them, theyre in texas ill just swing by and pick them up, its perfect....










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2wd's have t-bars?
the 2wd Edge models
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k thnx
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Doestch Spindles 350 shipped?!? Sweet I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel!!!
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if you go to sporttrucksuspension.com they are 299 shipped
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^^^ Those are for coil-spring Rangers... Not for Edges.
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I dunno i would call them the spindle they picture looks just like an edge one
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How do you tell the difference?

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just call them griggs ordered his from that site and he has an edge!!!!!!!!!!!!
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if you go to sporttrucksuspension.com they are 299 shipped

Its the exact same company thats selling them on ebay. The 299 is without blocks. The price on the website with blocks is the same as they are selling on ebay.
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What is the significance of the upper control arms in this kit from spring tech\fabtech?
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