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Old 01-11-2006
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Lowering

ive actually been thinking about lowering my truck. i have an edge though and ive had people tell me that its bad to lower an edge, is that true? and y would it be bad?
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you can lower an edge just fine... I have the samew sys. as an edge and i lowered mine.. lol
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o ok, i dont know how i wanna lower it yet or nething but wuts the best way?
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depends on how low you want to go.
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take out the blocks in the rear, and uncrank the torsons...



whats what mine looked like... about a 2-3 inch drop...


check out d's truck.. he has an edge and i think he made torson keys... so his is really low lol
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take out the blocks in the rear, and uncrank the torsons...



whats what mine looked like... about a 2-3 inch drop...


check out d's truck.. he has an edge and i think he made torson keys... so his is really low lol

you ever park next to a 4x2 xlt? cause that should be the stock height for them
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you ever park next to a 4x2 xlt? cause that should be the stock height for them
yes sir...you are correct
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lol ha ha im lowered now i guess...
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a) remove the blocks in the rear, get the belltech 3" lowering leafs

b) flip the torsion bar keys (it is safe if done correctly). I had mine done for over a year before I decided to change my suspension layout.

people can argue all they want about how unsafe flipping the keys CAN be, but every vehicle is different, as is every person. I know it worked for me, but we've all heard stories of people having problems.....so it's always up to the vehicle owner what they ultimately want to do.

Hope that helps.
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yes sir...you are correct

Mwahahahaha, total sig quote time!
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Someone pointed me to this thread.

http://www.generation-edge.info/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=20

Theres still another 2-3 inches that can be taken out in the front if need be.
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[QUOTE=ranger02_4x4]take out the blocks in the rear, and uncrank the torsons...



whats what mine looked like... about a 2-3 inch drop...


Can you go into exactly what's involved. Are you replacing the blocks or just removing them? Uncranking torsion bars .......... means loosening or?
How has this mod affected the ride of your truck.
I like the stance of your Ranger
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I removed the blocks in the rear...

heres a howto for the front.. http://www.therangerstation.com/tech...orsionBar.html
but instead of tightning, you loosen the bolt.

as for ride, i dont remember it being too bad... but i dont remember.. its been a while since it was lowered
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I removed the blocks in the rear...

heres a howto for the front.. http://www.therangerstation.com/tech...orsionBar.html
but instead of tightning, you loosen the bolt.

as for ride, i dont remember it being too bad... but i dont remember.. its been a while since it was lowered

Thanks for the info
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