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SpringTech lift kit question...

Years back I bought this suspension kit ( 01-2011 Ranger 6" Lift Kit V6: Matix Motor Sports ) and opted for the 4in block in the rear. Now; years later, I'd like to eliminate the block and go with some Skyjacker leaf springs. The problem is; I'm not sure which ones to get so that the truck sits level.

These ( http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sja-fr36s ) or these ( http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sja-fr34s )?

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I don't have any experience on your exact setup and/or combination...but:

I'm running the 5.5" RCD coilover suspension lift on my 2003 4x4 & I used the 6" spring setup from Skyjacker - without any rear blocks at all (I even removed the 'factory' block).

I still sit higher in the rear - but I would bet they will settle some, but it's a pretty tall setup.

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I did the same as logan03CO did, 6" skyJacker rear leafs without blocks but I added Coil=Overs in the front.

BUT watch out for the weight of the vehicle before adding rear springs.
I bought the off the shelf springs, softride 6” and found the rear bounces too much for me.
If I add a couple hundred pounds in the bed it rides well enough or where I thought it should.
Weight your truck, front, rear and all of it and then contact a spring company and have a set of springs made up or have the weight ready when talking to SkyJacker to determine if they have is what you want.

Oh ya I purchased the, I will have to look that up !

OK, found it !
Mention the site, just in case there is a discount in there somewhere.

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Skyjacker Softride Lifting Leaf Springs - Rear
SKU 2255852
Part # FR36
Vehicle 1997 Ford Ranger
Submodel - Fits the 2wd and 4wd Models

These went on a 2003 Ford Ranger EDGE, standard cab, short bed.

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BUT watch out for the weight of the vehicle before adding rear springs.
I bought the off the shelf springs, softride 6” and found the rear bounces too much for me.
If I add a couple hundred pounds in the bed it rides well enough or where I thought it should.
I'm definitely going to have to put some weight in the rear. Too bouncy for my tastes. Picked it up from my mechanic and drove it home...thank god my bladder was empty.
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Leaf springs are up for sale. Rode with them on for roughly 50 miles and didn't like the ride or the stance. More lift in the read than the front. $400 firm. Hit me up.
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