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Old 10-16-2009
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Going Low!

I already know im going to order a djm 3/4 kit with shocks, but i want to go lower.. would adding shackles and 2 or 3 inch springs be a good route..

any advice guys?
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if you get the rear axle flip and leave the stock shackle in, it will put you 5" in the rear
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i thought it was only 4"

I want a 5/6 drop
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98+ is 5" drop, 97- is 4". if you get the djm kit and flip your rear shackle you will have a 6" rear drop, and dream beams and lowering springs will net you 5 or 6" drop depending on the drop springs you get
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I want to do the same drop for my 95' ranger. But how much does it makes the axle closer to the frame. I olny ask becasue i carry my quad in the bed. Will it cause any problems. Also i have a helper spring if it matters.
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okay so if i go 6 inches in the rear should a do a c notch?
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I want to do the same drop for my 95' ranger. But how much does it makes the axle closer to the frame. I olny ask becasue i carry my quad in the bed. Will it cause any problems. Also i have a helper spring if it matters.
I really want to see how this turns out.. A lowered ranger with a quad in the bed. Itll be a first, usually I see lifted trucks with quads in their beds.. not lowered trucks.

To each their own but a lowered truck to me is..
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I really want to see how this turns out.. A lowered ranger with a quad in the bed. Itll be a first, usually I see lifted trucks with quads in their beds.. not lowered trucks.

To each their own but a lowered truck to me is..
lol I think I have a pic of that some where we did that with my buddys 98
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A lowered ranger with a quad in the bed. Itll be a first
far from a first. i haul all kinds of stuff in my lowered ranger, and a buddies quad is far from the largest haul any of my lowered rangers has done.
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why do 4x4 guys always have to talk s*it
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