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Old 07-13-2012
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Hey guys! About to get some new shocks for the baby! They're fox racing shocks.
The first link below are for the front (smooth body) and the second are for the rear (piggyback). Question is, when checking out on the different sites, do i need to specify one is for the passenger side and one for the driver or do i just click "Quantity 2" and there universal????I'm more concerned about this regarding the two front shocks, because it seems as if the rears would have no issues being interchangeable. I'm pretty sure i have the right part numbers for the shocks but a confirmation from one of you would make me feel better! Lastly, the rear shocks say they are meant for a 2-3' lift... ill be installing an add a leaf at the same time as these shocks, will that be okay, or is the shock going to be too long still?? Thanks!

Front: Off Road Warehouse - Shocks Fox Shocks O.E. Applications Ford Fox Shocks Fox Shox Performance Series Front Shock 0-3'' Lift for 1998-2011 Ford Ranger 2wd

Rear: Fox Racing 980-24-649 2.0 Series OE Truck Aluminum Shocks 98-On Ford Ranger Rear PS 2.0 IFP 9.6" 2-3" Lift N/A
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I doubt the front shocks you have posted will fit as it's listed for 2wd, not 4x4.
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I doubt the front shocks you have posted will fit as it's listed for 2wd, not 4x4.
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Just to clarify something…

The link & part number for the rear setup you provided is for a standard smooth body IFP Fox shock (980-24-649). It's not a piggyback setup like you mentioned and its definitely not a remote reservoir setup like what is pictured on that website.

When I look up this shock (980-24-649) in the Fox catalog it's only listed for a 2WD Ranger...just like the front shock you posted.

I think you may be 0-2 on this one.

EDIT: After thinking about it...I guess I don't know if the shocks would actually be different or not. Hopefully someone will chime in to confirm or deny the catalogs listing of them only fitting 2wd trucks.

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I guess torsion bar 2wd and 4x4 might be the same.
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I guess torsion bar 2wd and 4x4 might be the same.
That's what I got to thinking after I typed most of my post also.
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Call Off Road Warehouse to confirm. They will be able to get the part numbers for the shocks you need. There are a ton of choices out there and some are not advertised online. It is best to call a place that is a dealer.
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Call Off Road Warehouse to confirm. They will be able to get the part numbers for the shocks you need. There are a ton of choices out there and some are not advertised online. It is best to call a place that is a dealer.
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thanks guys, my truck does have torsion bars in the front... ill give ORW a call later today, and give you guys an update.
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