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This winter i'll be in the process of building up my ranger. I've planned on running coilovers up front, and coils out back. this truck will a be dd/trail rig, and was wondering if the coilovers would hold up to driving them daily? would this cause them to wear out alot quicker then thye should? i'm kinda shooting from the blue on this one
 

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They'll be fine. And if you do ever wear them out, you can rebuild them for between $25 and $50 each. I'd freshen them up every 3-5 years just to keep them in proper working order.

If you plan to DD it then you should pay close attention to the front suspension geometry. The front can make or break the road maners. A quick swerve or tug on the wheel can have huge effects along with the anti-dive and instant center when stopping as fast as you can. The rear is important when climbing and the front is important for handling and overall feel going down the road.
 

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yeah i plan on long-arming the front like on the cherokees and tj, and a trailing arm setup in the back, and i'm not really looking for it to handle like a race car. and on the plus side, buddies dad owns a machine shop
 
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