Home Ford Ranger Forum Tech Articles Other Articles Featured Rangers Readers Rangers Classifieds Shirts & Decals Parts Store

Ford Ranger Discussion Forum  

Go Back   The Ranger Station Forums > Help Forums - Suspension & Armor > 2WD Lifted / Edge / Prerunner Suspensions

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-21-2007, 03:36 PM   #1
Feels good, man.

colinrmitchell's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Copley, Ohio.
Posts: 418
Vehicle Year: 1997
Vehicle Make: Ford
Vehicle Model: Ranger
I use this vehicle for: Fishing for compliments.
Rep Power: 21
colinrmitchell is on a distinguished road
Send a message via AIM to colinrmitchell
Default 2WD lift questions.

Hey, guys.

I'm new to the forums and off-road trucks in general. I got a '97 2WD, and just put the SkyJacker 6" (rear blocks) on it three or four weeks ago. When I finished it, the truck sat level. I took it out to the woods, and then the front sat lower than the rear. I took it out again a few days ago, and now it seems the back sits lower. Is this normal break-in, or did I mess some stuff up? Everything seems to be in good working order (nothing bent or broken). I don't seem to have as much clearance as I used to.

Thanks in advance.
colinrmitchell is offline   Reply With Quote
Forum Notices (Not shown to 'Premium Members')


 Check out the latest articles

 Want to become a Premium Member & not see these notices? Click HERE.

Old 11-21-2007, 06:48 PM   #2
F150hybred's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Arborg Manitoba Canada
Posts: 543
Vehicle Year: 1994
Vehicle Make: Ford
Vehicle Model: Explorer xlt 4.0 Auto 4wd 6" VMS Suspension lift brackets with Skyjacker 6" springs. 6" SOA on rear
I use this vehicle for: Daily beatings and floggings.
Rep Power: 22
F150hybred is on a distinguished road

Did you take measurements of before and after as instructed by Skyjacker? If so, your in good shape, Just refer back to those measurements to confirm what you believe your seeing. Sometime, your eyes can play tricks on you. Also, if you didn't get it aligned, your alignment being out can cause suspension loading and unloading depending on what's out of spec.
Look, I'm not new at this. If I go off exploring by myself, it's because I think I know where I'm going and not just faking it.
F150hybred is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:41 PM.

1999-2014 / 959 Media LLC / All Rights Reserved