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New User | Posts: 1 | Joined: 02/06
Posted: 02/03/06
01:13 AM

I currently have a 97' Ford Ranger. I was pulling out of a parking lot the other day, trying to get out quickly b/c of other cars. I ended up turning to the left to hard, gave it too much gas, and wheel-hopped. Right after that I noticed something was wrong with the truck. I then realized that I was lower than the right side of the truck. When I got home I measured each tire to the height of the truck. The two front wheels measured 30" each and the back two were different. The back left was 1/2 an inch lower than the back right side. Talked to a few friends, they said it was probably the rear shocks. I took it to Briggs and son tires and they said that it might be the rear shocks too, they were not for sure though. Before I buy new shocks, does anybody have any other thoughts on what the problem might be?  

Johnswiftm Johnswiftm
Enthusiast | Posts: 658 | Joined: 07/05
Posted: 02/09/06
09:11 AM

Look at the rear spring hanger where it attachs to the frame. They rust off there and there is a kit from ford to fix it.  

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