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Those of you with superlift kits.....

Might want to check this site out and see if they can make you some for your trucks.

http://realiftsusp.com/
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those would be sweet. I am going to email them and see.
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that is a really cool idea
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isn't that the same thing as the torsion keys they sell on eBay?
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no they relocate the t-bars back to the stock location instead of dropping them like the SL does.
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what about how the a-arms are dropped in the front....wouldn't that cause a bad angle on the torsion bars? they would be sloped down toward the a-arm putting them in a bind in the a-arm since they go through it....
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Thats what these keys eliminate. Look at the site. These are not adjustment keys.
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Just emailed them. I tried calling them but no answer.

I also called Sam's Offroad to see if they had them and the guy i spoke to said he has never installed them on a ranger and didn't know if they made them for the or not.
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Thats what these keys eliminate. Look at the site. These are not adjustment keys.
they eliminate the torsion bars? then what holds the front end up?
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its a "drop down" bracket.. keeps the t-bars at the stock location
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its a "drop down" bracket.. keeps the t-bars at the stock location
i understand that part, but wouldn't it put a bad strain on the t-bars at the a-arm since they are dropped down 4"?
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it shouldnt.

only problem i kinda see is that the torsion bars go through both front and the back of the A arm. the f150 and some chevys just go in the back part of the A arm.
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Its like the same system Rancho has for the H3 Hummers and other GM trucks.

This piece fits into where the torsion bar normally passes through in the lower control arm. The torsion bar then fits into the top of this piece, therefore eleminating any need to drop the torsion bar bracketry in the rear because the height difference is made through this piece.
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it shouldnt.

only problem i kinda see is that the torsion bars go through both front and the back of the A arm. the f150 and some chevys just go in the back part of the A arm.
that is what i thought.....that is the part were i though it would cause a problem is were it goes all the way through the a arm...
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this will help give a visual, my DD is a chevy so i frequent a chevy site, and a guy put some on about a month back!



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that isn't a bad idea.......if they made the shaft longer!
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that isn't a bad idea.......if they made the shaft longer!
That is what I was thinking. The design looks solid enough.
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Give them a couple of months and a lot of emails and im sure they will design one for the Ranger.
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Give them a couple of months and a lot of emails and im sure they will design one for the Ranger.


too bad that they are about 2 years to late for me...lol
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gonna have a tough time gettin sumthin like that packaged on a ranger. with the torsion bar passing thru the rear portion of the control arm and connectin to the front, the relocation bracket would put the torsion bar in the same area as the CV shafts.

cool idea though
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gonna have a tough time gettin sumthin like that packaged on a ranger. with the torsion bar passing thru the rear portion of the control arm and connectin to the front, the relocation bracket would put the torsion bar in the same area as the CV shafts.

cool idea though

huh? those pieces will still go through the lower part of the control arm just like the superlift kit does it.
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those pieces go in the attachment point of the torsion bar on the control arm. for a ranger that is the front. meanin if you put those on a ranger control arm the bar would hafta pass OVER the control arm to the attachment point. right thru the path of the CV shaft.
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and they dont already with the superlift kit???
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those pieces go in the attachment point of the torsion bar on the control arm. for a ranger that is the front. meanin if you put those on a ranger control arm the bar would hafta pass OVER the control arm to the attachment point. right thru the path of the CV shaft.

i think they are saying they should design a bracket that goes ALL the way thru the arm, and then attach to the tbar outside the arm, but that would require shorter Tbars too
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OOOPS!
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