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Old 09-08-2010, 04:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What to do with my 1998 ford expedition!

Hi, im in serious need of help!

I have a 1998 ford expedition with 9" of lift (6" fabtech susp and 3" PA body lift)





I'm looking to go bigger soon and i dont want to crank the torsion bars. And people have been telling me to just solid axle it. but i have a solid axle 1995 f-250 that i solid axle swapped myself i mean it's easy but still my truck rides like a dream compared to that. so i was thinking i have the matierals to make 10" dropped crossmembers and i know i guy who can make bigger knuckles (if i need them im not sure yet.) The question that ponders me is could i possible yank out the t bars. and Bolt coil overs to the lower A arm and to a custom hoop on the frame like would they fufill the purpose of the torsion bars? And if so will i be able to keep the cv axles in there? i know they make a kit for the explore/ranger that does this. and also what coilovers would be good?

Thanks for the help guys.
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Old 09-08-2010, 04:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ha thanks for the info.
And i would but its my pavement princess haha i use my truck for the mud this is my daily driver though.
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well if money is no issue then go ahead R&D the build. the flex and tire load might kill ur cv quick.

if money is a factor and want a more reliable build, 4link with coilovers and 1ton axles!
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leave it like that! For me, is in the limit for the street. But...if you want a weekend warrior, just buy another one, a trailer and enjoy it!
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