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Old 01-14-2007
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Are you really experienced in suspention?

I need to find someone very knowledgeable about suspension.
I want to make my ranger have 3 wheel motion.
Where your inner wheel comes off the ground when you turn.
Anyone know how I can do that?
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hydraulics?
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^^ ive seen someone with a Long travel kit drive down a street fast then turned left on to the street..1 of his front tires came up...but thats about it..lol why would you want to have your tire lift up anyway?
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I know enough about suspension to have spelled it correctly, lol -- does that make me an expert?

Mine will do that now with the sway bar off, lol.
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I'm confused, your lifted and want to dog-leg your truck?
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No, all long travel trophy trucks, do this.
I'll send you a pic.
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lol griggs....i guess im a expert too then woOt....well then you must obtain a long travel suspension kit to do so..i "think" because of the long travel..it its more of a softer and longer suspension which allows the wheels to do so
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Cool, thanks. That's what I thought!
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I guess I would have thought the long travel kit would allow more travel and keep your wheels on the ground?

I used to have my t-bars raised a lot more than I do now. It gave me so little down travel and so much up travel that it was VERY easy to lift the inside wheel. Too easy in fact, lol. Especially when you disconnect the sway bar so that the wheels don't "track" each other's movements.
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lol thats why i said i "THINK" lol...but i would think so too.But then again if your on pavement the tire will stick to the floor right?..rather if your on dirt you will drift a little keeping all the tires on the ground...i dunno im not a "suspension" expert lol
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And you honestly want to drive down the road with your truck doing that in every turn?
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he wants to be snoop doggy dog and 3 wheel motion down the hood
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he wants to be snoop doggy dog and 3 wheel motion down the hood
shizzle my nizzle suspention fizzle
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damn, thats some major body roll haha
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A locker and low gears will make that easy. A full throttle left turn should lift the inside tire when the locker engages.
My roommates Jeep. . .
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Holy cow, the only time I'd want my wheels lifting is when I leave the line in my turbo ranger... I aint there yet :(
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This thread is a joke. Our trucks do that because of the travel we possess, we don't set it up this way just so we can impress people on the side of the street going around turns. If your asking for ways to do this, then you probably shouldn't be driving that kind of truck, I've heard of more trucks flip because their drivers think that "3-wheeling" is superbrostastic. It's dangerous, even if you know what you're doing, leave it to the guys that know how to drive the trucks (the pros, not me so don't flame).
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[looks for matches, fails to find them...] Ha ha!

Being on 3 wheels is a matter of terrain for me, not torque, lol...
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I just need a jack for mine to 3 wheel
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if it was snowboarding I would say you are experiencing about to crash edging
not something I would strive for in my truck
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Just find a hole like this and try and drive through it with IFS

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