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Spenceo11
09-25-2008, 12:05 AM
go fuck yourself body lift is pissing me off
87 ranger sas swap?
or would it be more reliable to do a kit?
any ideas on what kits are good?
skyjacker? james duff?
thx guys[36]

Cwheeler
09-26-2008, 06:21 PM
sas... the worthwhile lift kits are fuckin pricey, you can get a D44 and 9" or 8.8 for less then 1000$ and build em for a few hundred more. vs a class 2 skyjacker kit that will run you around 2800$ and you still have TTB and axles that can handle 33s max.

In The Zone
09-26-2008, 07:56 PM
buddy you on glue ?
a ttb lift aint no 2800.00 bucks

yes to do it the right way u can sas it or easily swap in a d44 ttb and a full width 8.8

even cheaper with disks front and back

MikeWild
09-26-2008, 08:18 PM
[stupid]

but if you want to listen to the peanut gallery, I'll sell you my lift for $2500, saving you at least $300 :D :D :D

Foes
09-26-2008, 10:16 PM
a stage 2 will run you under 1000, i got mine with extended radius arms, but rear blocks for i beleive 700 ish, procomp, 6 inch

Spenceo11
09-27-2008, 02:33 PM
buddy you on glue ?
a ttb lift aint no 2800.00 bucks

yes to do it the right way u can sas it or easily swap in a d44 ttb and a full width 8.8

even cheaper with disks front and back


bronco looks sweet u pull from an f150or something?
how easy did it bolt up?


thx for the info guys

Cwheeler
10-03-2008, 06:59 PM
buddy you on glue ?
a ttb lift aint no 2800.00 bucks

yes to do it the right way u can sas it or easily swap in a d44 ttb and a full width 8.8

even cheaper with disks front and back


hmm, well I would have been had I paid that. I got a 44 and 9" instead. thats what I was quoted for a skyjacker 6" class2, that was everything shocks, springs, rad arms etc. seemed retardely expensive.

Spenceo11
10-03-2008, 09:30 PM
ive got a 79 bronco sitting in the driveway... might be time for a drive train swap :)

In The Zone
10-04-2008, 06:49 AM
ive got a 79 bronco sitting in the driveway... might be time for a drive train swap :)



that would be the way to go.....

Rye Guy
10-04-2008, 11:47 AM
Fuck building little trucks big. Put a little body on a big frame....COOL![34]

Happypants
10-04-2008, 06:27 PM
D44 in the front, fullsize 8.8 or 9" its almost a complete bolt on except for you need to fab up a track bar mount on the front and have to move the tabs on the top of the coil mount around a bit, get fullsize radius arms and the mounts, you can bolt them onto the frame or weld, either or, and then your steering, its auctually not too much work, you also are gonna need a b2 tranny crossmember so that your front driveshaft clears the x member, just finished helping a buddy do a sas on his ranger and it was so simple, if you put the radius arms loosly on the axle and bolt the bottom of the coil down then you can easly adjust where the axle should sit

gordwould
10-05-2008, 11:18 AM
and as for the stearing (drag link) use your stock ranger on the sas swap it works without screwing around trying to fab something up and is the same for the early exploders aswell and as whitetrashxj said it is simple and i also suggest if your using 78/79 bronco d44 w/cast radius mounts on axle to help without screwing around with the upper spring purches just swap the purches on the diff from side to side with them faceing in to help with spring angles or you can fab up new mounts fairly easy

Spenceo11
10-06-2008, 11:27 PM
and as for the stearing (drag link) use your stock ranger on the sas swap it works without screwing around trying to fab something up and is the same for the early exploders aswell and as whitetrashxj said it is simple and i also suggest if your using 78/79 bronco d44 w/cast radius mounts on axle to help without screwing around with the upper spring purches just swap the purches on the diff from side to side with them faceing in to help with spring angles or you can fab up new mounts fairly easy


ya but the full size springs from my bronco wouldnt fit in the upper purches from the ranger thould they?
should i get some lift springs for a ranger ? and just mount my perches off my axel onto the 44?

Spenceo11
10-06-2008, 11:29 PM
plus i dont know if the 2.9 would hold up to those axles...
hmmm i still wanna daily drive this a bit... at least all winter
looks like i got some budgeting to do in the future haha

4Lo
10-06-2008, 11:40 PM
plus i dont know if the 2.9 would hold up to those axles...



It should be fine if you run the right gearing. 4.88- 5.13 and 35's??

gordwould
10-07-2008, 09:52 AM
if you want to stay with the 2.9L (motor doesnt matter to the axles just the gears and tire size)and want to go with bigger tires go with a 5.13 ( as 4lo stated) with 36s/37s and 4.88 with 35s/34s
and as for the springs not fully sitting in the spring bucket (full size coils).
if you swap your purches on the diff from side to side and bend the inner mounting tabs on your upper spring bucket in you just add a spring fastener to the out side ( j hook ) it will work fine . and if you need any reference ( would like to see how it looks ) let me know and you can come and take a look at my b-2 wich ive already done the conversion to with a 351w/c6/205 swap oh and im also in slurrey

In The Zone
10-08-2008, 07:57 PM
nice pics [36]
good job nice to see Robo,s old Dodge in the pics as well.


seriously if you can fab it is a easy way to go and have very capable rig...:):)

Reeseman
10-08-2008, 08:12 PM
nice pictures.

Cwheeler
10-08-2008, 08:51 PM
plus i dont know if the 2.9 would hold up to those axles...
hmmm i still wanna daily drive this a bit... at least all winter
looks like i got some budgeting to do in the future haha

engine should hold up fine, im doin the same swap to an 87 ranger with a 4cyl turbo diesel so your 2.9 should be just fine.

MikeWild
10-08-2008, 10:34 PM
nice pics [36]
good job nice to see Robo,s old Dodge in the pics as well.


seriously if you can fab it is a easy way to go and have very capable rig...:):)

the ole' dodge was the bomb![36]
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