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Just bought a 1997 Ranger 2.3 Manural RWD

mactfordedeg ranger 1997 ranger mact 2.3 rwd shocks

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Posted 19 March 2017 - 04:19 PM

Just bought a used 1997 Ranger and was checking it out.   Needs some suspension work but the body and engine are in pretty decent shape. Hardly any body rust but the leaf spring links are needing attention along with all new shocks.  Only 92K miles on it.   Seems like a weekend here or two should be seeing some ride improvements.   What are the best leaf spring brackets to purchase?


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Posted 19 March 2017 - 09:39 PM

Just bought a used 1997 Ranger ...... What are the best leaf spring brackets to purchase?



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Posted 20 March 2017 - 10:16 AM

On that vehicle? The cheapest.
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#4 OFFLINE   Sonny Van Sickle Jr

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Posted Yesterday, 09:57 PM

We get them from Autozone. Look that frame over closely Had to put a rear frame in a much newer one recently.

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