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Old 03-21-2005
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then I wont win....
in this case im glad to be a loser
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^^lol
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Do you plan on making it any lower?
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Do you plan on making it any lower?
Personally I think that is as low as you should go, or maybe a little lower....but not too much....It looks good
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cant really go any lower safely... it could **** up the cv shafts
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thas at full drop....the front wouldnt go any lower...there was like a stopper or something holding it back...the bolt could come all the way out, but the tbars wouldnt drop beyond a certain point...
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yeah... but if you flip the keys...
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he who dies with the lowest truck wins....

Says who? He who dies with the lowest truck.... just died. Game over, you lose. Or is death the prize for having a lowered truck? I think I'll go UP, thank you.
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true...flipping the keys is a possibility....hmmmmm
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Old 03-23-2005
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If you couldnt go lower with taking the bolt out it wont go lower flipping the keys. You must be being held back by some of your 4x4 components, so why strain them even more?
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question: when i was unscrewing the bolt, i noticed there was a sort of "stopper", that wouldnt let it go any lower...now, could this be removed? just curious about it
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Did you actually see what this 'stopper' was? If not , then you are probably hanging up on some of your 4x4 hardware. I havent heard of anyone else having this problem, and you being a 4x4 could be the reason. If you DID see what was stopping you could you describe it? The only thing I know of anyone ever being held up on was there bump stop bracket, and thats usually after they flip there keys.
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my keys are resting on the stopper
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Whats this 'stopper'?? Is it the actual bump stops or the same unknown thing?
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lol im calling it what hes calling it...

Its the metal thingy that the bolt goes into
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Write a how-to, I'd use it on my 4x4.
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i'll try to take a pic....
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good idea... ill take my wheels of saturday and take pics....
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sweet, cuz i'll prolly be lazy and not remember to snap a shot...
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nm, it felt good outside so i took pics

i dunno if this is how chris' or edge's front tbar things look, also i noticed im sittin on bumpstops completely, probably holding back the lowering....theyll be removed if they are...
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let me take a look..lol
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Here are some huge pics...lol
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my 56k pooped...

we're talkin about the bolt on the front tbars, right?

if memory serves me right, u'll have to cut out the front bumpstops...i got lucky, mine are jsut screwed in
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Ok I understand now. Yeah once the tbar key is on the adjuster plate you can completely remove the bolt, its doing nothing and hangs down low and could catch on something. Yep your on the bump stops, if you unscrew them the only thing I'm worried about is going over speed bumps, you could come down with enough for to still hit the bracket.
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you could come down with enough for to still hit the bracket.
Thats why I cut mine off and ive been using the old grinder to smooth em down,

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if memory serves me right, u'll have to cut out the front bumpstops...i got lucky, mine are jsut screwed in
Surprise, Surprise ur wrong again! Ranger02 if u wanna remove urs u'll gonna have to stick a jack somewhere on the upper arm to raise it up engough to where u can slide the bump stops out all they do is rest in the cups then u can unbolt the cup (the bolt is located inside the cup I believe it is a 10 or 13mm bolt) and remove them I forget where I put my jack to do this tho.
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