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If you have issues with the knuckles again, use a set of stock ranger knuckles and bolt the 44 spindle to your ranger knuckle. Don't forget the 44 caliper bracket too...

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Longest hybrid swap in history? Not sure, but I need to know if there is a stock proportioning valve on the truck already with some sort of reset button or adjustability.

Or, what should I do to correct my brake issue with the rears doing most of the work and locking up easily?
 

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Just looking back through my thread. Thought I had updated it a little while back, but I guess not.

Anyway, I put the Ranger back on the road again last March with the new front end setup. I've put probably around 15k on it, maybe more.

It's been absolutely flawless up there. I didn't do anything to the brakes in the end, and it stops exceptionally well. I recently looked at the pads and rotors and there is hardly any wear at this point. It shifts in and out of 4x4 like it should, even at hwy speeds. Turns nice and sharp too, feels a bit different than the stock setup in the steering department though. I like it better but it takes some getting used to.

These wheels and hubs look great on this beat up old truck.


Overall I'm very happy with this swap and would do it again, only quicker. :)
 

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I'm glad you posted an update. Thanks.
 


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