No matter what you suspension needs, Strutmasters has you covered. By incorporating new springs and usually shocks, you not only gain lift, but you have the correct spring rates and shock valving to match the lift. I'm going to buy the load controller this week for more convenience. Behind this facia are the connections to various electronic controls depending on the options your Explorer has. To adjust the toe-in loosed the sleeve on the end of the tie rod and drag link near the wheel with a 15mm wrench.
LuK provides products, systems and components for the automobile industry. Leave the jack under the housing to prevent over stressing the brake lines. Check kit for more information on installation, applications, contents, etc. If needed, insert spring spacer shim over the lower bolt on the low side of the vehicle as shown in the diagram. If vehicle is lower on one side, the round spring spacer shim should be installed with the lift to level the low side. Most of all it got rid of the soft stock suspension the explorer has and now when off-road I feel like I have a lot more control, though I do want to install a steering stabilizer.
I live in the snow belt. I am very grateful for this forum - i have been asking about my explorer at local shops for years and have received no answers till now. Although - the stats are interesting regarding ground clearance with using a body lift verses a suspension lift. Bolt the new cast iron drop bracket in place through the rivet holes using the black ½ x 1 ¾ bolts. It helps you to have more room to move everything around and it give you a good time to paint that nasty trailer hitch and was that mud covered spare. Strutmasters conversion kits are designed to bolt directly onto your vehicle without drilling or other modifications. Be aware though that if you already have a body lift youll want to install lift lips, which are not pictured.
Reinstall the radius arm bushing retaining nuts and torque to specification. Need assistance selecting the right Air Lift product? On some models, you will have to drill a ½ hole through the frame rail before you can finish bolting on the new bracket. I could be a little clearer here. It gave me the extra clearance I wanted and I can now run 33s, maybe 34s. The most common forms include suspension lift kits, leveling lift kits and body lift kits. Recheck brake lines after installation, as they may need adjustment to keep from rubbing the wheels or coils.
I assume you mean the bracket pictured And if mine is bolted, then I can actually use an off the shelf lift kit. Before you even bother reading this, be aware that it isnt easy. Place the new powder coated radius arm drop brackets between the frame and the radius arm mounting brackets. Install the leaf in order of length and install the new center bolt in the spring pack. Unbolt left axle pivot bolt and pry the I-beam down away from the drop bracket. Measure and record vehicle height from axle to frame, next to rubber bump stop.
Raise jack until contact is made and remove the right axle pivot bolt. I am Pretty sure that if you look on the door in the down below the latch, there is a rivet. By incorporating new springs and usually shocks, you not only gain lift, but you have the correct spring rates and shock valving to match the lift. Eastern on any normal business day. The reason I am considring a Superlift is because of the ball joint and alignment issues I've had.
Air Lift Ride Control - Air Lift 59568 Rating: 5 Stars love the airbags, owned multiple sets. They were super easy to install and the parts are very well built. That wasn't even really a problem. Listed below are the Air Lift Ride Control that are designed to work with the 1995 Ford Explorer. If it is a body lift kit this means all the appropriate spacers, bushings and hardware to complete the lift. I've got a 1995 and this issue has bugged me for a while. I can add or delete pressure from anywhere within a reasonable distance, like 10 feet with the controller.
Coverlay is a supplier of quality, affordable interior restoration parts and accessories including kick panels, dash covers, instrument panel covers and door panels for the many of the most popular cars and trucks on the market and proudly manufactures all products in America. The first picture is of the passenger bracket, the second is of the driver. The 1995-2001 Ford Explorer has 4 air shocks, front coil springs and rear leaf-springs. The kit consists of: 4 Shocks, 2 Radius Arm Drop Brackets, 2 Axle Pivot Drop Brackets left and right 2 Coil Springs 2 Add a leafs 2 Extended Shackles All the nuts and bolts needed Front End: 1. Drive directly to the alignment shop and have the caster, camber and toe-in checked and aligned as necessary. For example some kits may include extended brake lines or longer shackles in the package in addition to springs, shocks and hardware.
See individual kits for contents and application details. For my 92 I did have to drill the hole they talk about, which I highlighted with a red arrow. Mail-in rebate expires June 30, 2019. I also had to put shims in on the rear axle to get rid of a vibration after the shackles were installed. LuK has highly reliable engineers with great creativity, great innovative ability and highest quality in all processes.
The most difficult part of the lift is the 8 rivets that you have to remove from throughout the suspension. Centric Select Axle Pack brake kits offer a no-fuss solution that includes Centric Premium Street Pads and top-grade brake rotors that have been pre-selected for your application and are guaranteed to deliver safe, superior stopping power. Unbolt the factory bracket and bolt the new drop pivot bracket into position using the original bolts. This is a picture of the shackles. I tow a travel trailer and needed some suspension lift to get the truck back to it's design front and rear height. Remove the wheels and tires. Reconnect the lower sway bar links, if necessary.