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Looking to add or upgrade the sway bar on your Ford Ranger? Front Bars: If your Ford Ranger didn't come with a front sway bar, you have an option of adding a factory one, if you can find one in a salvage yard (or craigslist).
Some exploded views of how various style sway bars fit together. Fronts are 2wd, 4wd is similar.
I have the sway bar colored in gold and the mounting bracketry you may need to go with it for those that are retrofitting it in red.
Behind Axle (83-88)
In Front of Axle (89-97 Ranger, all Bronco II)
The hole where 5D484 brace mounts to the frame is different second gens/BII's (they use the same brace) and mere mortal first gen trucks, it is roughly a quarter inch too high and the brace will need shimmed. Second gen Rangers and first gen BII's in my testing use the same brace.
Rear axle (83-11) Everything Except Explorer