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Old October 7th, 2008, 03:14 PM   #1
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thinking about doing a spring over on a 94 Explorer with blocks for a 6 inch lift then get all the other brackets, pitman, coils for the front....just wondering if any one has done a SOA on an exploder...need for ladder bars, does it change driveshaft angles alot??? any important information i should know???
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Old October 7th, 2008, 03:31 PM   #2
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soa in the rear will give you pretty much 6"s with no blocks .....i only have a SOA in the rear on my 4dr and have no problems with the stock driveshaft or axle wrap. but when you weld the new perches i would add a little for the pinion angle.
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do they sell perches made up already for the 8.8??
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yeah axle tube is 3.25"
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hey man, check out www.ruffstuffspecialties.com
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i believe superlift makes a bolt on kit that doesn't require weldeing
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i want to get rid of spring under...gets hung up too easily...
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and they look much better lifted
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Here's a pic of the non-weld on type





Seems like it would work just fine
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is that a block??..with add a leaf?
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is that a block??..with add a leaf?
its the non-welded SOA kit, easy to install. The ubolts hold it all together..and has the lower shock mounts right on em.
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where can i find those? and how muck?
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where can i find the non- weld soa blocks
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i did google didnt find, now im here asking !!! where this person got them
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I just got my 94 explorer up and running from doing a SOA and James duff parts in the front. You will get 5-6" just doing the soa, no need for blocks.

I would stay away from that super lift kit. I looked into it and alot of people have had it pulled it off due to to much noise from it moving around while driving. Also not worth the money. I bought a set of balistic fab leaf spring perches and shock mount conversion brackets and have about 100 into parts including new shackels. And couldn't be happier with the ride even with a set off bad rear shocks.
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I will see if I can get a pic of my explorer on here to see how it sits
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