Spindle install - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


Suspension Tech General discussion of suspension for the Ford Ranger.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 07-07-2007
chedster's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Bend, Or
Posts: 107
New tires, now what

Well I have an 02 ranger xl, It's prob the most "basic ranger you can get. I am wanting to do a spindle lift. I am just going to use the stock shocks for a few months until I get more $. I already bought 2" blocks for the rear even though i should prob have gotten shackles but can upgrade later. I also ordered some 30" bfg MTs. What do you guys think of this, I thought 31s would fit too but I dont want any rubbing. My coworker has bfg Mt 30s on his single cab toyota and it looks good I think. Do you think I would be ok with the stock 3.73 gears? I am really leaning to the fabtech spindles as I am willing to spend the money on them. What else do I need to install them? I have an angle grinder, jacks and hand tools, should I rent any special tools? Oh and do I just get some regular hi temp grease? I was going to order the spindles from Perforamncelifts.com for $449, anyone found the fabtechs cheaper? should I get the fabtech alignment kit also for $45 of just wait to see if I need one at the alignment shop? Lots of question I know but I wanna do it right the first time. Thanks!

Last edited by chedster; 07-07-2007 at 08:37 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-07-2007
chedster's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Bend, Or
Posts: 107
Oh Ill def post pics when it's done, I can hardly wait to get started on it.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-08-2007
RangerJustin's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: SoCal
Posts: 4,428
Here is a thread currently going on:

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ad.php?t=46160

I have some spindles for sale if you are interested. I ran them with 32s with minimal rubbing in front, only happened when backing up at full turn to the right...but it grinded off a little of the valance and didnt do it anymore. I had 3.73, if you dont mind dropping the $ id go with 4.10 or 4.33
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
3" spindle vs 4" spindle lifted-edge Suspension Tech 3 10-27-2013 05:15 PM
spindle install pics? jamesxEDGE Suspension Tech 21 07-07-2007 06:52 PM
Fabtech Spindle install and questions CrazyAznEdge Suspension Tech 2 12-19-2005 10:13 AM
Front end spindle install after math...... pushdeck Suspension Tech 22 11-26-2005 04:45 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:23 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.