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Fabtech spindle... bad turing?

I have a fabtech front spindle lift of my 2003 edge 2X4 (FTS98300-7 ) and it looks good but now my turning sux. I know it is installed right but I was wondering if it is just the Edges that have crapy turning or if it is all rangers with the Fabtech spindle lifts. Also does anybody know if their is anyway to make it better. Fabtech does not have lower control arms for the ranger edges too.

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did you remove the stock steering stopper
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I had to grind off some of my spindle to regain more steering
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?????? I never heard of anyone doing this
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I know you have to grind your LCA but you said spindle so I was like WTF
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The Fabtech lift came with new stearing stopers and that is saving a bolt. When you grinded the LCA, how much better did the turing get?? Maybe I will do that to my truck if it is worth it. Are are ranger spindel lifts like this or just the newer rangers??

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Do you have any pictures and the LCA after you grinded it?? And resqdude, if you get a add-a-leaf, the lift is cool but it make the ride a lot rougher and stiff in the back.
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I highly suggest grinding the LCA a tad bit. You should be able to look at it and see where the bolt on your caliper is rubbing (will be shiney as opposed to the rest). It doesn't take much of a notch I promise, I'll try to find any pics I have and if I can't find any I'll take some tomorrow. But hey try the search function y0, I know that's where I found how much to grind mine...I forget the member that posted the pics of theirs already.
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MY spindle has stop brackets, should i take it them off and then grind. ill get some pics up if you guys don't know what i am talking about
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