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Can't we all just get along? Haha. The OP should answer our questions... right meow!
We can all agree that we love Rangers. That's pretty much it.

And yeah, WTF OP, way to leave a thread hanging!!
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We can all agree that we love Rangers. That's pretty much it.

And yeah, WTF OP, way to leave a thread hanging!!
fo sho.

one thing i want to point out is that i never get too serious about discussions, so don't take me too serious either. i'm here to learn more about rangers and bust peoples ***** when i get a chance but its all in good fun.
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Good to know, I wish everyone felt that way on here.

The internetz is serious business you know.
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sorry I haven't been to this page in a while. its a super-lift kit with the brackets that orw use to sell before they fired the guy that made them, all u need to do is get a copie of the blue prints and make the brackets your self. front rides like a dream no straps or sway bar cant even tell body roll at all. the only thing is that since its an fx4 u have a factory block that's like 2 and the kit some with a 2.5 so they want to to stack the blocks and the rear rides like **** till i get the Chevy drop shackles and the add a leaf. then i can remove the stack blocks.
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I was hoping I'd never see this thread again lol. Not one of my favorites.

Yeah stacked blocks suck and any block over 2 inches will give you issues. Most guys that run stacked blocks run trac bars to counter the effects. Obviously combining shackles, blocks, and AALs will solve the issue. Superlift also sells 6 inch lift leak packs that eliminate the stock block all together. They are pricey though and I've heard they aren't very flexy.
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I was hoping I'd never see this thread again lol. Not one of my favorites.

Yeah stacked blocks suck and any block over 2 inches will give you issues. Most guys that run stacked blocks run trac bars to counter the effects. Obviously combining shackles, blocks, and AALs will solve the issue. Superlift also sells 6 inch lift leak packs that eliminate the stock block all together. They are pricey though and I've heard they aren't very flexy.
Hate to call you out some more in this thread, but that statement isn't true either. I've been running 4 inch blocks in my Ranger with the softest leaf springs known to man and they don't give me any problems. And I wheel with 'em in there. They are not as bad as people make them sound.


My old F350 has 4" blocks from the factory without any axle wrap, and the springs and blocks in that thing have 200k miles and 23 years on them.
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Hate to call you out some more in this thread, but that statement isn't true either. I've been running 4 inch blocks in my Ranger with the softest leaf springs known to man and they don't give me any problems. And I wheel with 'em in there. They are not as bad as people make them sound.


My old F350 has 4" blocks from the factory without any axle wrap, and the springs and blocks in that thing have 200k miles and 23 years on them.
Interesting. Korey has 4 inch blocks and he complained how the truck (more specifically the rear axle) was all over the place before he got Duff trac bars. I don't mind the critical/conflicting views, I'm just going off what I've seen/heard from others.

I'm sure an F-350 running 4 inch blocks is a little different because the sheer weight of the vehicle on the suspension. The Ranger is so damn light that larger blocks would cause more adverse effects.
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Korey is full of crap. You know that.
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.... front rides like a dream no straps or sway bar cant even tell body roll at all.
So what do you do to keep the coil in place when wheeling or even over larger bumps?

Aren't straps almost mandatory?
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dude can we please get better pictures of this ride? especially the wheels and tires!! this setup is very similar to what I'm planning on doing.

what size tires? and whats the backspacing on those xd rockstars?
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soar I haven't been on in awhile i get some pics up tomorrow after I wash it. 18 inch rockstars 0 offset and 32.8 inch M16 super swappers
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Where did you get the copy of the blueprints for the brackets?
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X2 on the blueprints man.
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sorry about the pics its been raining all day and the blue prints came from this guy in Texas that i bought the kit off of. i seen them before on one the the ranger forums tho.
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still been raining guys
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