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Front spring Question

Ok i have a 97 ranger xlt with the splash suspension on it. Well i replaced all the ball joint and tie rods ends. I also replaced the springs. The front springs uncompressed were 1 and half inches taller then the old ones that were on the truck. My question is; is this goin to hurt anything? and is there factory replacement springs? Around here i couldnt find them and or order them. So any answer would be great guys. come on i need help and i will have pics tomorrow i am uploading some right now before i go to bed.
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were did you get the new springs from and maybe the old springs were just sagging and that inch and a half is what height your 97 used to sit at... if thats what your even asking...
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i got the springs from advance auto parts and they had to order these in. i dont know i never measured the ride height of the truck cause i just drive it i dont really worry to much about it. and thats kinda what i was askin.
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here is a side by side of the 2 springs i am workin on a before and after pic
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Nothing will happen. You will get a little lift and you may need an alignment but I doubt it. I think you will be all set. And if you do need an alignment it will align easily.
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itl go back to stock height probably sit level for once
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nice well its been in the shop all day getting an alignment
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