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Old 11-14-2017, 05:00 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, I have a 94 ranger xlt 3.0 5speed 2/4 drop. Are 4wd shocks compatible with my rwd? I came a cross a good deal on a full set I'm pretty sure the rear shocks are compatible but what about the front set? Thanks for any help
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The two big things with shocks are operating length, and eye size. Eye size should be the same, but a stock 2wd is already 2 inches lower than a stock 4x4. You dropped the rear of your truck another 4 inches. If they fit at all they will probably be fully compressed at ride height.
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they will probably be fully compressed at ride height.
Fully compressed? With 4-6 inches of suspension drop (relative to a 4wd) they will probably lift that truck.

While both front and rear will physically bolt in, that doesn't mean you should do it.

I agree with ADSM, you'd be better off passing on that deal and get the right shocks. With drop springs and a 4" rear drop, I'd probably even recommend getting drop springs.
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Fully compressed? With 4-6 inches of suspension drop (relative to a 4wd) they will probably lift that truck.
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