Swapping FX4 suspension to 2WD Ranger

Discussion in 'Suspension / Chassis' started by BRanger, Jan 28, 2020.

  1. BRanger

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    Is it possible to swap FX4 shocks/struts on a 2WD Ranger? Bought a level kit from a guy who just swapped to the Fox system and he threw in the FX4 suspension for free since the level kit was still installed on them.
     
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    Only one way to find out but I think it will work.
     
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    Agreed, it will work. Will be a much stiffer ride than you have now for sure.

     
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    Stiffer in body roll type of way or stiffer feeling over bumps?
     
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    All of the above. It will for sure be a tad bit more confident offroad even as a two will drive. I bought the XLT 4x4 Sport and my Step dad bought the XLT FX4 and I can tell his is stiffer than mine. For free I would do the upgrade for sure, but wouldn't go out of my way to pay for the FX4 shocks. When I move up it will be for the ICONS.
     
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    All our trucks have the same suspension mounts. No difference in 2wd,4wd, or FX4. Stock suspension is terrible no matter what trim you get. Sure FX4 may be a tad better but not worth the cost to upgrade (install fees) unless you do this yourself.
     

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