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03 explorer torsion bars

Discussion in '2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac' started by TimnM9513, April 2, 2017.

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      TimnM9513 New Member

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      From my understanding, based off of posts on this site torsion bars can both lower and heighten your ride by about 2" safely. Now I have seen some posts say all you need is a wrench/socket wrench while others mention specific tools like Arm-08. My questions are as follows:
      1. Do torsion bars only come in the front of a vehicle?(or is it just uncommon to do it to the back, I've heard very little)
      2. Is it a specific tool, a wrench, or both?
      3. I heard that lifting your ride too high could damage your CVS and put extra strain on the bars themselves, are there any cons to me lowering my explorer 2-2.5"?
      Thanks for the help.
       
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      Thank you for that, I had looked at two of those though, they don't give much insight to cons of lowering my 2wd explorer, everyone is just interested in lifting their vehicles
       
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