What suspension should i get? - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource

Suspension Tech General discussion of suspension for the Ford Ranger.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-17-2014
ranger_rookie's Avatar
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Santa Maria, California
Posts: 1
What suspension should i get?

Im looking for a SUSPENSION lift for the front of my ranger. heres where I'm at, I want that nice prerunner looking lift where its angled up a little at the front, so would just a front suspension lift accomplish that? Im also getting some fiberglass front fenders locally so the plan is bigger tires, around the 31 33 range. so as far as the rear goes, should a normal 1-3" body lift give the back enough room for the tires?
I know "cheap" doesnt match with "prerunner", but top of the line expensive isnt what I'm after right now, so can any of you guys tell me what im gunna need to accomplish all of this from a stock ranger, and maybe even point me towards some "affordable" kits.
I have a 2wd 3.0 auto extended cab 94 ranger
Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2014
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Maine
Posts: 1,220
I'm not an expert on the I-beam Rangers, but if I were you, I'd be looking at lift springs and spindles up front, and springs in the back. It's much cheaper to suspension lift a 2WD, and if you're already getting into the front, the difference between some rear springs and a body lift isn't really that much.

Edit: I don't think you can get just lift springs for those, now that I think about it. However, I know you can get a full lift for your truck for under $500 that's about 4" front and rear.
Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2014
Bazman2008Ranger's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Chino Hills, California
Posts: 412
i would go with spindles in the front (4 inches are usually on amazon) and maybe domes springs. i don't know anything about i-beams but if they have coils you could had a coil spacer if the 4 inch spindles and springs doesn't do it for you
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Want to Trade: 3" Suspension Lift for Stock Suspension - CA safaripacific Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 17 09-10-2012 08:08 PM
Gonna Get a new Coil Pack...what Plugs should I get? vansnxtweek 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 17 08-13-2008 04:10 PM
Should I do this or that...suspension for the fast kind JoshK General Ford Ranger Discussion 6 06-03-2008 09:16 PM
What Suspension Lift Should I Get?? smith45 Suspension Tech 16 03-02-2008 09:46 PM
Should I (suspension) 94greenmachine General Ford Ranger Discussion 5 07-25-2007 12:59 AM

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 05:00 PM.

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.