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Explorer guy418
08-29-2004, 05:41 PM
say i got coils from a f150 and put those in my ranger and bought new shox would i have 2 worry about the drop pitman arm?
is there a certain size u can go without having to get a different pitman arm?

- 88 Ranger, 3 inch lift 31's

- http://members.cardomain.com/DJCrutch

boyzen
08-29-2004, 07:47 PM
Put a solid axle in it out of an international scout old ones had 44 with pumpkin on the ford side.

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crimsen
08-29-2004, 08:32 PM
ttb and solid axel coils are not interchangeable, right?

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79 F150 custom
open dana 44 under 4" BDS coils
welded 9" under 4" arched leafs.
3.57 gears
35x16 tsl boggers
351 m stock
np 205 T case
np 435 tranny

For Off Road Driving

boyzen
08-30-2004, 03:03 PM
not really but anything can work.

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STranger
08-30-2004, 03:14 PM
dont worry about the pitman with less than 5" of lift.the ranger has a 2"drop pitman from the factory.

i dont need people to get me,i just need people to get out of my way

Explorer guy418
09-13-2004, 05:43 PM
so ST ranger ur sayin i could go say 4 inches without a pitman arm..??

- 88 Ranger, 3 inch lift 31's

- http://members.cardomain.com/DJCrutch

crimsen
09-13-2004, 06:56 PM
last time i checked, 4 was less than 5, so yes, according to tom u can do it without dropping the pitman.

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79 F150 custom
open dana 44 under 4" BDS coils
welded 9" under 4" arched leafs.
3.57 gears
35x16 tsl boggers
351 m stock
np 205 T case
np 435 tranny

For Off Road Driving

STranger
09-14-2004, 04:13 AM
drop pitman arms are frame breakers-only use tham if absolutely needed

i dont need people to get me,i just need people to get out of my way

Explorer guy418
09-14-2004, 02:37 PM
ok well then i guess all i will need is some coils, and drop brackets and shocks, right?

if any1 has this stuff let me no

coils, shocks, drop brackets.

- 88 Ranger, 3 inch lift 31's

- http://members.cardomain.com/DJCrutch

crimsen
09-14-2004, 05:22 PM
like i said, my f150 springs are urs if u want em. u just gotta come get em.

also not sure how well the solid axel springs will work in the ttb, but others will know :)

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79 F150 custom
open dana 44 under 4" BDS coils
welded 9" under 4" arched leafs.
3.57 gears
35x16 tsl boggers
351 m stock
np 205 T case
np 435 tranny

For Off Road Driving

Camorokee
09-22-2004, 08:44 AM
be way too stiff unless your goin to do a motor swap or have a huge bumper/winch

bigger is always better