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Hello I have a 05 Ranger FX4 and just want to lower back end
to same as the front I've been told to get a shackle kit.
But I have some blocks on my truck can I just remove them
and install shorter c clamps ?
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My question is why dont you just lift the front end by cranking the torsion bars?
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You could remove the block but that part that sticks off it is where your bump stop makes contact so it would be better to just crank the front.
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Yes I can do that but I just want to lower rear to get it level with front end
please understand I don't do a lot of off road I got it for the 4x4 as we live
way back in West Virginia . Anyone see shorter blocks?
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Maybe use some 2008+ blocks?
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I bought Superlift 1.5" blocks to replace mine, dropped my rear end 1"

They even have 1" blocks if you want to drop 1.5"
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OK I see the Superlift But when I got to the site they had only 4" blocks?
3" - 4" Lift System 2000 - 2011 Ford Ranger 4WD Superlift www.superlift.com Or am I at
wrong site or place ? If I can find 1" blocks they do what I need .
I'd like to thank all who have responded to this also.
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Go to 4 wheel parts. Any Ford block should work
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Maybe use some 2008+ blocks?
Good call! Hit the junkyard op
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He might have better luck than I did, I couldn't find them anywhere
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Remove the blocks, install shorter U-bolts and install 2wd rear shocks and sway bar end links. Get some 08' front torsion keys to drop the front a bit more and you're done.
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