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new dixon bros. suspension!

to all u pre runners and stock 4x4's. dbr just came out with a new rear suspension set up and new shocks for the front 4x4's. chk it out.

Ford Ranger - Long Travel Suspensions - Dixon Bros Racing
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Pictures for those that don't want to click the links

Shocks look beef







Cantilever Rear Suspension Kit

Retains All Bed Space
No Cutting of the Bed for Shocks or Tubes
Progressive Shock Geometry

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Nice. That's a pretty couple of pennies though. lol
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Those front shocks are nice too
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hotness...

I could make my truck a lil Raptor, a lot cheaper than buying the F-150 version...
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Very nice! Glad to see someone making more products for the later model rangers. If only I still had one...
Pretty sweet to see the bolt on cantilever setup too.
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hotness...

I could make my truck a lil Raptor, a lot cheaper than buying the F-150 version...
Minus the 4x4 part of course
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MMMmmmmmm!!!
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Sweetness, I just noticed that DBR finally has a long travel 4x4 system for the 04-08 F150 coming out too. Not that I need it or can afford it, but it is good to see!
The thing I don't like about their kit compared to some others is that DBR uses a high angle upper balljoint instead of a uni-ball setup. People claim the high angle balljoints hold up okay though.
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so...is ur truck jumpable with these parts?...for $2100 i want it to be
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I wouldn't consider it "jumpable" with just the front shock upgrades. With the long travel kit and deavers, yeah.
However it will ride a hell of a lot better on rough terrain at speed. I mean you could jump it but I wouldn't do it much without more travel, limit straps and some different bump stops maybe..?
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Those are cool!
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a bolt in uniball...craziness
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Hell I would be happy with those front shocks and a set of Deavers in the rear. That would make those fire roads fly by.

$1000 and you could have a half decent suspension setup.

Wonder what brand of shocks those are?
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then the DBR bedcage and some 14" kings....
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then the DBR bedcage and some 14" kings....
Then LT front
Then 4 link rear
then
then
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Minus the 4x4 part of course
lol... I can keep up, you see those things running 70+ in the dessert...
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I want those BTF arms!
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I wonder what the btf arms retail for
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Prob a grip... I'd pay the money for em though... Alon's runnin em... Someone should PM him
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Camburg makes a similar upper arm for the F150 that's $600...
You could buy a lot of moog upper control arms for that price, but everyone says the front end is much tighter with the upper uni-*****. Of course anyone would say that if they're replacing worn out ball joints, so who knows.
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Camburg makes a similar upper arm for the F150 that's $600...
You could buy a lot of moog upper control arms for that price, but everyone says the front end is much tighter with the upper uni-*****. Of course anyone would say that if they're replacing worn out ball joints, so who knows.
I just put on the btf upper uniball arms last week and it is way tighter. I had gone with autozone replacement upper arms just because of the lifetime warranty and after changing em out 3 times... I was ready for something else.
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bad *** shocks for still-torsion bar trucks? um, okay?
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Tell you what I want are some GOOD tie rods!!! I have MOOG's and they blow I want some that the boot does not tear right away and is not at a screwed up angle.
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