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Lowering blocks install question

Discussion in 'Seriously Lowered Explorer - Ranger Suspension Tec' started by Big_Pezzy, January 21, 2016.

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  1. Big_Pezzy

    Big_Pezzy Active Member

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    I ordered a set of blocks from summit, Belltech 6102, and noticed that the blocks have a slight angle to them. One side is taller than the other. Is this normal? And how would I install them?
     
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    Thicker end toward front, to maintain proper pinion angle.

    did the blocks come with the proper u bolts? Be sure to use anti seize on those
     
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    Thanks for the quick response. I believe the ubolts are the right size. According to summit, the are for a 3.25" axle. I went out side to sort of test fit them. I didn't put them completely on the axle because the were scratching (I'll wait to scratch it more during install). Still might need to use a hammer like I've heard others do. I had the U bolt next to the stock one, seems the same size to me
     
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    if you are lowering the explorer you want the taller end at the back. so it point the pinion down.
     
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