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So I wanna lower my ranger

Hey guys whats up, I have been around the site for awhile but this is my first post. I am looking to lower my 03 ranger around 1.5"-2" in the front and around 2"-3" in the rear. What would my best bang for my buck be. I already have a heavily modded 02 harley f-150 and im still not sure how far im going to take performance on the ranger. One day I would like to do a motor swap, but you never know.
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your profile says you have a 2003 ford ranger xlt, so if it's 2wd this is what I did:

Lowering Coils:
http://www.hillbankmotorsports.com/p...ducts_id=10358

Sway bars:
http://www.hillbankmotorsports.com/p...ducts_id=10351

Lowering the rear: Flipped hangers(if RPS was working I will get the link up asap!)
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The Thunderbolt edition rangers came with a 2/2 kit.....my little brother has one sitting in box for sale right now. It uses front coil springs and a rear hanger flip.

PM dangerranger01 if you're interested....
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You can always go with the 2/2 or the 2/3, I was looking at the same type/size lowering kit but ended up just going with a 4/5 kit on my truck. Once you go low, you will want lower.... I already want to bag my truck.....
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lucky you have a XLT (coil springs) ... much easier!!! than torsion bar trucks
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i went 4/5 on my 86 and now i want 7/8......its kinda like a disease....
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cool thanks guys, im going to start playing with some stuff. It was so much easier with the HD.
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i went 4/5 on my 86 and now i want 7/8......its kinda like a disease....
i know, i want so badly to go 4/5
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go 4/5 you wont regret it
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i'll trade you my A-arms for yours billy
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nope not gonna happen lol
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well, it was worth a shot...LOL
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Here's the link:

http://www.rangerpowersports.com/for...d.php?t=218815

I don't want to go lower.. costs money
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I want to go lower and yes it cost money. eventually I will get there. May not be on this ranger but I will drag my framerails before I die.....
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go 4/5 dude. check the member classifieds on here and rps you can find a kit cheap
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