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Straight axle conversion kits

A few months ago someone posted a link to a place that does solid axle swaps or I think they called it,"straight axle conversion"

Note they did not make a kit for rangers but they made them for just about everything else.

anyone know who that was or what the link was ?
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i think i posted it .... http://www.setstr8.com/
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I think that is it.
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for a chevy this looks BAD

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yes agreed!....i got another pic of a bad one
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I sent them an email asking if they have any plans of doing a kit for our rangers and even offered my ranger for them to use to develop a kit for.
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they have ranger kits....its under minis
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You can do the conversion a lot cheaper by gathering the parts yourself...just a thought.
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they have TTB ranger kits, not SLA IFS ranger kits...
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right,

they even have F-150 kits which I think is about the same as our rangers set up.
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right,

they even have F-150 kits which I think is about the same as our rangers set up.

the TYPE of suspension is similar, but the whole setup is WAAAAAAAAY different...
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They won't make a kit because you have to CUT OFF HALF OF THE FRONT OF THE TRUCK. What kind of "kit" has you cut off completely a factory crossmember? TTB rangers already have a steering box on the frame rail, ours have rack and pinion. So you would have alot of fab work setting up the steering, need custom parts made. Alot of welding needs to be done. All of these same points were brought up, by me, in the old thread if it was "searched" for.
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You can do the conversion a lot cheaper by gathering the parts yourself...just a thought.
There is no cheap way around it if you build it right, if you half *** it with a dana 30 and yj leafs then ya it can be cheap.
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There is no cheap way around it if you build it right, if you half *** it with a dana 30 and yj leafs then ya it can be cheap.


LOL werd to jeys mom...
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build it yourself and do it right or go home...

one day... one day...
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