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How to: Lower your explorer (pics)

Discussion in 'Seriously Lowered Explorer - Ranger Suspension Tec' started by hydroxy, January 13, 2004.

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  1. drothgeb

    drothgeb Active Member

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    So I'm going to be putting blocks on my explorer soon. I swapped my springs today to fix the sag and was wondering what you did with the brake line bracket after you added the blocks. It doesn't seem as though would fit back on after the brackets lower the perch without stretching the line.
     
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  3. jeremy.gifford

    jeremy.gifford New Member

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    lowering my Sport

    I am trying to lower my '03 Explorer Sport 2 to 3 inches. i am planning on using 2" blocks in the back, but as far as the front... i am kind of lost. What would be the best way to lower the front end of my Explorer? Thank you ahead of time for any information that you may have.
     
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    what size blocks did you use..?
     
  5. Dangelo561

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    hi i have a ford explorer 2 door and i would like to knnow if they sell a lowering kit for the car i have a 4.0 97 explorer ?
     
  6. cloud2or3

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    WILL THIS WORK FOR EX-P's with the AIR RIDE SUSPENSION???

    Title line says it all!

    I've got the air ride system in my 1997 Explorer limited and carry a bit of weight in the back (probably quite a bit). It doesnt handle well as a result at all.

    I have bought (yet to be installed) 18 inch wheels with 235/60/18 summers which may help out a bit over the 15" wheels and tires.

    I would like to lower, and perhaps get sway bars. Front? Rear? Both?

    So Can I lower with my air ride system? Is it the same as this post? modifications to it?

    Yay Nay?

    Thanks!
     
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    hi i would to know the blocks that you used to lower your ford were did you get it from and how much is it ?
     
  8. BradR

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    2" blocks, it's in the first post.

    I'm lowering my Mountaineer right now, just waiting for some more pb blaster to soak in, then im gonna go at it.
     
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    Time to wake up an old thread..

    Does anyone know if someone makes an adjustable coil-over for a Gen2 that would allow you to delete the TT altogether?
     
  10. Turdle

    Turdle Freelance Stuntman Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Turdle Freelance Stuntman Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Please, if you can, take pictures of your progress. A thread dedicated to this would be appreciated. :thumbsup:
     
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    Last night after work I decided to install a pair if 2in blocks and give the old girl a twist..

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    Not very noticeable, yet.
     
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    Where did you get the roll pan?
    Also I want to drop mine more than the torsion twist makes possible in the front, what are my options? I like your style. We have similar ideas.
     
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    Do you also need to replace the sway bar to do the drop?
     
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    That the same truck I have and thanks for the question cause I wanna do it too.
     
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    I hope you still respond to this post. I have a 98 spot and I'm thinking on dropping it because on certain turns my trucks rear looses all traction and sort of hops around. I would like to know what is needed and where Can I get it and second was torsion twist all you did for the front?? Please help.
    Ps. Nice write up and I cant believe all the negative comments about the red paint, that wasn't the issue here. Thx.
     
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    I hope you still respond to this post. I have a 98 spot and I'm thinking on dropping it because on certain turns my trucks rear looses all traction and sort of hops around. I would like to know what is needed and where Can I get it and second was torsion twist all you did for the front?? Please help.
    Ps. Nice write up and I cant believe all the negative comments about the red paint, that wasn't the issue here. Thx.
     
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    Where can I find a the lowering blocks for my 98 explorer sport??
     
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    Thats odd. How fast are you taking those corners? What condition are your tires in?
     
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    I did som looking around and found some lowering blacks at Andys , should I get aluminum or steel ?? Thx.
     

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