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Old 11-29-2005, 05:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Explorer leafs in a Ranger

I have a 91 Ranger with a sagging rear end, thought I had heard that explorer leaf springs could be used and would give about 2 inches of lift. Does anyone know if this is true? I've looked at 91 explorers and they have the axle over set-up instead of the axle under/block combination, but the mounts are in different locations. Thanks for the help.

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Old 11-29-2005, 06:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I think the 2 door leafs are probably the same, but any set of 4 door leafs from any year would work.
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Old 11-29-2005, 08:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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any year explorer/navaho leaf packs will work on the ranger. the best ones to use are the 4 door explorer leafs. all you have to do is flip the center pin on the springs and bolt them up. the 4 door springs should lift it up a good 2" maybe even 3" with nothing in the bed. I cant say anything about the 2 door explorer springs and the lift anount they give, but they will handle a load better than the ranger springs.

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Check www.therangerstation.com , there's quite a bit of info on Explorer spring swaps there.

Yes, basically you turn the centering pin over and bolt them in.
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Old 11-30-2005, 02:05 PM   #6 (permalink)
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thanks for the help everyone, now to start searching junk yards...
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