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ill keep this short and sweet. i have a 96 ranger with 1/2 built axles as my truggy. also have a 91 stx...should i be able to directly swap the 1/2 ton setup from my 96 into my 91? questions relate to spring mount positions shocks etc.
 


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The 91 and 96 ranger frames and suspension points will be the same if stock.
 

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If it helps any I just put springs from a 2010 extended cab into my 1985 standard cab longbox... springs all mount the same. :icon_thumby:
 

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were those the rear leaf packs or front coils
 

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cool deal. i may end up going to coilovers up front being as the motor is going to be swapped...sometime this century
 


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