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waiting for warmer weather. bitch keeping shop warm. . put the rear blocks in wrong. talked to rough country. there directions are wrong. took front apart today hope to be done buy sunday? bitch getting 30 year old bolts out. radius arm nuts are tight as hell. only broke one lower shock bolt so far. broke radius arm stud grind and weld to fix. 3 days into lift. lift is in. took three times what I thought it would.
 

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yes, heard about there pas side drop plate but for the price I'll live with it
 

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You'll probably be fine. I ran a Trailmaster 4-inch lift on my '83 Ranger that used the drop plate. It can get close to the differential, especially with the larger Dana 35. As long as you don't try to wheel it really hard, you'll be ok. Of course, a properly placed bump stop will keep it from making contact with the differential.
 

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don't plan on getting air born. but you never know. bump stops don't look good have to replace. kit comes with bump drops. start tinkering tomorrow cleaning things up getting ready to come apart.
 

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Can't wait to see how it turns out.
 

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lift is in. time to go for a ride work out the bugs!
 

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