I bought these springs brand new and installed an add-a-leaf before they even went onto the truck. Some junk yards can get you new ones too. Now that I am thinking about it, I may have substituted the helper leaf for a regular leaf. I already had the 4 door leaf springs, which every Sport owner should switch to. Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more. If anyone knows of any lift kits or better ways to set up my suv let me know. It's the first pic above.
I have had no problems with his set-up. All kits contain everything needed to lift your truck including shocks, if needed. This will eliminate noise from the leafs rubbing and insure smooth action. How high do you want to go? If you do, check each leaf for cracks. You have to decide what you want to run and then figure out how much to lift it. This means every bracket in each lift kit is made the same and will allow a proper fit.
I would disassemble the leaf packs to get a good inspection. The 1 Ford Explorer enthusiast resource on the Internet since 1996. There may be a couple reasons for this. I didn't swap the gears myself. By using a camber adjustment bolt -2. All brackets are made from high quality top grade steel and cut to precise dimensions by a state of the art computerized laser beam. I'm not sure if that includes the rear springs or not.
This week im putting on some Perry's Fenders and will be able to fit 33x12. . Thanks, Lazygo123 Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. Local spring shop made a custom leaf for the outside of my re arched monoleaf. Included for the front end is new front coil springs, radius arm drop brackets, drop pitman arm, axle pivot brackets with camber adjustment bolts, -2. I fit 32's and no rubbing at full flex. Even with that much lift I had to trim the inner fender lip for clearance.
This box will disappear once registered! Your browser does not support iframes. They can go up much higher by building custom springs. Im searching for a lift kit for my 1998 ford explorer xlt v8 5. Free shipping on orders in continental U. We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar.
Brought the rear end up to stock, but after seeing how high it was when I had it jacked, now I'm craving more and want to do shackles. While they are apart, grind the points were each leaf rubs on the other. How much do you want to spend? I bought the gears and install kits from 4 Wheel Parts. Installing them yourself is really easy too. That is to lift the front only. It takes skill and special tools, so I left that to a pro.
Alignment is maintained using radius arm drop brackets, axle pivot brackets and sway bar drop brackets. When I had these on, I was also running air shocks, so they helped to bear some of the weight. Maybe that's why they still have alot of their original arch? I bought new because I was adding the add-a-leaf at the same time and didn't want to mess with used ones. Your support is greatly appreciated. I don't think I have the original short leaf on the very bottom. The link is to the kit.
It looks factory clean, and really helped to firm up the ride. I just did the 4 dr. I also wanted to make sure I had good bushings instead of worn out ones from the junkyard. The result is a lifted truck that steers better than a stock one in most cases. The rear is lifted with add-a-leafs that are added to the stock leaf springs. Use water proof grease on those points also.