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As the title says im a newbie. I want to have a good suspension set up. I have a 93 with a 5.8 and e40d everything is stock for now besides the 33" tires. I was thinking of going with the rancho 4in lift with the extened arms. I just wanted to know you guys opinions. I plan on doing the cut and turn beams in the future but for $959 the rancho kit sound good.
 

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The rancho kit is fine if thats what you plan on keeping , i just cringe at the though of cutting out the rivets for the beam pivots to mount the d-down brackets only to later get c/t beams and take them back off , i would just save up and do it rite the first time rather than rush it and have to go back and change things .just my .02
 

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ya i was thinking of that but the cut and turns are a long ways off. Im 18 so i got time. This bronco is my DD and trail rig so i was looking for a good for a good suspension that could handle lots of terrains. Ive read on here that the rancho kit did good in eveything. I would just need to upgrade the shocks it sounds like
 

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The rancho kit is fine if thats what you plan on keeping , i just cringe at the though of cutting out the rivets for the beam pivots to mount the d-down brackets only to later get c/t beams and take them back off , i would just save up and do it rite the first time rather than rush it and have to go back and change things .just my .02

What he said:thumbup Ive seen alot of frame and k member damage with these type of kits
 

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The rancho kit is fine if thats what you plan on keeping , i just cringe at the though of cutting out the rivets for the beam pivots to mount the d-down brackets only to later get c/t beams and take them back off , i would just save up and do it rite the first time rather than rush it and have to go back and change things .just my .02
Bryan hit the nail on the head.

If your really serious about going long travel with cut and turned beams why waste the time and money on the Rancho kit. Better to just enjoy the truck at stock height and save the money for what you really want.
 

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Welcome and as everyone else has said do it right the first time. To be truthful you wont spend much more money getting cut and turned beams with radius arms than the rancho kit. You can even do cut and turned with stock buckets. Camburgs performance system is a nice starting point if you do the install yourself its not to bad on cost. You can also keep an eye on the classifieds on race desert and find some good deals. Look forward to seeing your build.
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Thanks guys sounds like Im going save for a cut and turn. Im going go with Radius arms with HEIM ends. I got another question about the coils. I belive I need 4in lift coils right? or does the cut and turn give you the 4in with stock coils?
 

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Bryan hit the nail on the head.

If your really serious about going long travel with cut and turned beams why waste the time and money on the Rancho kit. Better to just enjoy the truck at stock height and save the money for what you really want.
Im enjoying it very much i wanted to stay stock for a while so i can get the feel of the truck and how it reacts and what it can and cant do. Im also new to wheeling altogether so im working on my line picking.
 

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Thanks guys sounds like Im going save for a cut and turn. Im going go with Radius arms with HEIM ends. I got another question about the coils. I belive I need 4in lift coils right? or does the cut and turn give you the 4in with stock coils?
Buy your beams, radius arms and coils from the same builder to ensure you don't have fitment and alignment issues.
 

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Buy your beams, radius arms and coils from the same builder to ensure you don't have fitment and alignment issues.
I belive there are 3 main fab shops right? (Autofab,Camburg,and Solo) I know everyone runs diff ones but are they all about the same quality?
 

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I belive there are 3 main fab shops right? (Autofab,Camburg,and Solo) I know everyone runs diff ones but are they all about the same quality?
I think there are major differences between the three.

EDIT: Read through this section of the forum. Most if not all the questions you're about to ask have already been answered.
 

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Well do steveG I plan on over flowing my brain with bronco speed info
 
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