2002 B3000 Prerunner on a budget?


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Yesterday I bought a 2002 Mazda B3000 Dual Sport. Its a 3.0 2wd 5spd. I have always wanted to have a Prerunner but I dont make much money and have a family to support. So with that bieng said, for now I just want to give it "the look". I know that I can flip the springs upside down in the rear, which will drop it down. Then put some fiberglass fenders on, throw a nice bumber on with some lights , slap on some 33's and then it will look like I want it too. My problem is that I dont know where to find fenders for a mazda, and I know nothing about flipping the springs. Can somebody help me? I realize that there are probably a hundred other postings on here from people asking the same question, but I work way too much to sit here all night searching through posts. Any help will be GREATLY appreciated.
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well, firstly, you don't flip the actual springs, just the shackle mounts. that'll squat your rear end down a couple inches but also greatly increase your rear wheel travel. to bring it back to stock height but keep the wheel travel, 2"inch lift blocks between the axle and leafs will do the trick.

if you look in the tech library, there's a write=up on shackle flipping.
 

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Also when you flip the shackle you will need to cut a hole in the bed for the shackle to fit threw.
 

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Awsome,
I will check it out. How about some fenders?
 

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Fiberwerx should be able to help you out with the fenders
 

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When I put the fenders on, will i have to modify them at all? I cant seem to find any for Mazda. Do the ones for rangers fit?
 

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to my knowledge they wont fix but an entire bed will look aroud and see if you cant find one cheap i found one for a hundred bucks once and then pick the fiberglass fenders up
 

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Yesterday I bought a 2002 Mazda B3000 Dual Sport. Its a 3.0 2wd 5spd. I have always wanted to have a Prerunner but I dont make much money and have a family to support. So with that bieng said, for now I just want to give it "the look". I know that I can flip the springs upside down in the rear, which will drop it down. Then put some fiberglass fenders on, throw a nice bumber on with some lights , slap on some 33's and then it will look like I want it too. My problem is that I dont know where to find fenders for a mazda, and I know nothing about flipping the springs. Can somebody help me? I realize that there are probably a hundred other postings on here from people asking the same question, but I work way too much to sit here all night searching through posts. Any help will be GREATLY appreciated.
Thanks.
Ive got a 05 b3000 ds as well, heres what ive been able to come up with, being new to this too im sure there are crap loads more, plus ive got a buddy who will make them.




Hope this helps.
 

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Also i have yet to come across a part for a ranger that isnt compatable with the b series.
 


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