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Old 02-06-2011, 09:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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need advice on a truck im considering buying

so ive been into cherokees since ive been wheelin, but a 96 ranger with a sas has caught my eye

heres the specs on it from the ad

1996 Ranger
4.0 Automatic, Brand new Torque Converter, Shifts nice and tight/smooth.
BW1354 Electric T Case
63" Chevy Springs in the rear with 2 removed (super flexy)
Belltech 6400 Shackles
Ford 8.8 Rear- 5.13's, welded
Have Spooled 9" centersection with 5.13's already installed that will be included, just need housing
Early bronco Dana 44 Front Axle-Disks, 5.13's, Detroit TruTrac, RockCrusher Diff cover
5.5" James Duff Progressive Springs
Ballistic Fab 1 Ton Steering
Clayton track bar
New Warn Premium Hubs
(4)36x13.5 IROK Radials with 95% Tread almost brand new. 1 Spare 36x13.5 Irok 75% tread
Rock Sliders to protect cab

Interior is mint. Runs Perfect. AC is ice cold and the heat is hot. Very very capable offroad, constantly outwheels the big rigs. Also very streetable, I drive it to work a couple days a week. Great all around truck. This truck is no show truck but it is in good condition and serves its purpose well.

now how good are radius arms wheeling? the seem like a poor ylink set up to me...

i plan on using this as a dd, an weekend warrior. i have a buggy im building for extream wheelin trips

now do u ranger guys ever do 3 links on your rigs? this truck has a trackbar so a legit 3 link would work right? an if any 1 had done it, post some pics so i can get some ideas? i plan on runnin airshocks upfront aso so if u have a 3 link an airshocks def post some pics of ur set ups

thanks alot

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Old 02-07-2011, 03:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If the price is right i would snag it up. Radius arms work great for us on bronco's. Super flexy and great on the road.

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Old 02-07-2011, 04:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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put a heim on the frame mount for the radius arms and make some 1/4-3/8's spacers for the axle mount c's. the c wedge bushings will wear out faster, but it helps big time with flex.
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