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Old 10-10-2007
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should i get new coils for the front ?
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I thought that kit came with coil overs for the front?
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I am also looking at the DB kit because I like the amount of travel you get. I wont be necessarily going to the desert. Ok maybe sometimes. I like to get some air sometimes.
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should i get new coils for the front ?
What? Wait. Is your truck stock? What are the specs?(year, 2wd or 4wd, etc)

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Lol id love to see pics of a Ranger flyin through the air that'd be bada$$. I try to keep all my tires on the ground...unless im teetering...lol
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Lol id love to see pics of a Ranger flyin through the air that'd be bada$$. I try to keep all my tires on the ground...unless im teetering...lol
Well I like going through off camber sections, rock and ruts and whatnot but sometimes I like to catch some air.
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should i get new coils for the front ?

If your truck is an EDGE or 98-up 4x4 then you don't have coils. I'm assuming the truck in your avatar is yours?
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KYB Monomax. monotube design, no shock fade, cant go wrong. These shocks are specifically designed for vehicles with high center of gravity. Everyone else here on this forum is gonna say ranchos(twin-tube design) or bilstiens. You can be like every other Ranger or stand out in a crowd.

not everyone ! i had KYBs and loved them
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What are KYB's, where can i find them. what type. so on. what is an RCD lift. and what is a DB lift?. <- Doenst know much about terms, but knows about dezert runners.
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What are KYB's, where can i find them. what type. so on. what is an RCD lift. and what is a DB lift?. <- Doenst know much about terms, but knows about dezert runners.
RCD(Race Car Dynamics) is a 5.5" lift for the 4wd Rangers. DB(Dixon Brothers Racing) is a long travel kit for 4wd Rangers.
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KYB's (Kayaba) are shocks specifically designed for vehicles with high centers of gravity. They are mono-tube design, which means what you see id the auctual working cylinder. Monroes, ranchos, skyjackers and gabriels all have twin-tube design, which means there is an inner tube other than what you see. Monotube shocks do not have shock fade, which is when the gas and oil come together. Monotube shocks have a floating piston inside that keep the gas and oil totally seperate from one-another. Ebay or Summit is your best bet for finding them at a reasonable price.
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I have ProComp ES9000 which I like very much but I'm switching them out soon for something a little softer.
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would the KYB's work well with a BL??
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would the KYB's work well with a BL??
Yes, your shock mounts stay the same on a body lift.
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