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Superlift installed, couple of questions.

Finally got time to install, i was wondering about the cv shaft where it meets the knuckel, is it really supposed to be exposed like that? I can look right at the wheel bearing. Also i noticed a couple of new rattles, i think it might be those ****ty sway bar links, anyone make their own or buy others somewhere? 4x4 works perfect and no rubbing at all anywhere, it feels like the steering is a little looser but im guessing this is normal with bigger tires? Anyways thanks for any responses.
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the end links suck...I just removed the entire sway bar. As far as steering,check your staft extension make damn sure its good and tight with little play.
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wait.....shaft extension?....i dont think there is one on the superlift......
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Yea there is no shaft extension, i think it just feels different with bigger tires and all, the alignment isnt even off, seems like it was bwfore i installed it, im still gonna get it checked though. Also what size is the tbar bracket cover bolts? So i can just take the sway bar links off? Any negative effects?
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wait.....shaft extension?....i dont think there is one on the superlift......
Im sorry mines got a 3in BL also.
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Mine feels a lil looser also. And dumb squeaks and **** lol. Make sure you get an alignment.
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I made my own end links, which solves the rattle. Mine didn't make any rattles or squeaks.
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I made my own end links, which solves the rattle. Mine didn't make any rattles or squeaks.
Same here. Once I replaced those junk Superlift endlinks (and re-welded the torque bracket) everything has been good and quiet.
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How can i make the links? I cant find a thread on it. Today i took the links out and no rattles.
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What can i do to raise the back a inch or so? I have belltech shackels and a procomp short leaf. I want to raise the back then turn the tbars to match it.
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Ditch the sway bars. Your truck will ride like a bayliner, it's great
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I noticed to the driverside rear sits .25" higher then the passenger side? From the top of the tire its 8" to the bottom of the flare, does this sound right? Im wanting to know how else i can raise it another inch or so and crank my tbars again.

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Here is the thread for making your own end links. I made mine the same way and they work great and are nice and quiet.

https://www.ranger-forums.com/f36/no...t-clunk-69019/

For the rear you could swap in Explorer leafs which would lift you another 2". I believe any leafs from a 2001 and older are what you would be looking for. They are a direct bolt in.

You could also look into 63" Chevy springs but that involves moving the front spring hanger.
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If i got expo leafs would i still use the add a leaf or shackels i have? Thanks for the link, i took the sway bar links out yesterday and it seem like it rides a heck of alot better lol, i dont know why but i like it. I may just take the whole thing off. Can you put 2 add a leaf on each side? I think my u bolts are long enough, and fords ride like **** anyway so im not worried about ride quality, i cant tell if its any stiffer the way it is now!
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Yeah you can run expo leafs with just the stock blocks, shackles, and aal and have a little room to crank the t bars.
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How much would another add a leaf give me?
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