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Insight on lowering explorer?

Discussion in 'Modified 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by Flingueur, February 25, 2013.

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  1. Flingueur

    Flingueur Active Member

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    Has any body lowered their Explorer on here?? Is there any pros/cons?? I'm looking for around 2" lowered, I don't want it on the ground just to reduce the gap.


    Here is a stock photo of my car tell me what you would reccomend.

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  3. swshawaii

    swshawaii Elite Explorer

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    ground force springs...you can use many shocks as others on here used but i had the kyb struts with ground force springs
     
  5. Flingueur

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    What all do i need to do this i want front and back lowered. I'm reading through and i see so many suggestions I'm not sure what i need
     
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    Whatever you do, I advise getting new shocks and not reusing the old ones.

    My shocks were shot and the ride was downright scary. So when I replaced the shocks, I trimmed 1.5 coils off to lower it a smidge. The ride is 100x's better and the stance has improved as well. It doesn't look "lowered" but more leveled out.

    Edit: I used the Monroe Reflex shocks from Rockauto.com.
     
  8. Flingueur

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    That's the answer i was looking for! Thanks so much for everyones help!
     
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    here are a couple pics of this setup he had with stock rims and tires, i now own the truck.

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    Nice, might be getting some 18" Saleens to put on to!
     
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    is this drop with the ground force springs?
    or did you cut
     
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    Mentioned above, that picture is with GF springs.
     
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    as limited02 said, it is with the GF springs and kyb struts.
     

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