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Old 05-24-2006, 01:04 PM   #1
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ever hear of rancho suspension?

i found some rear lowering springs 1.5" on ebay but their made by rancho?? i never heard of them what about you guys? i tried going to the site but they said they no longer sell them. only off road stuff now...
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Anyone with a 4wd truck has heard of Rancho.
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i once saw a car in the junkyard with rancho shocks/struts and red springs. Didn't want to go through the effort to pull 'em since I've never heard of them being made for our cars and I was unsure of their quality..
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BIG 4wheel company. Never heard of them making stuff for our cars though...
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I know alot of people with Cal-Tracs for leaf spring cars swear by them. I'm pretty sure Cal-Trac recomends them for use with their suspension setups.

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I know alot of people with Cal-Tracs for leaf spring cars swear by them. I'm pretty sure Cal-Trac recomends them for use with their suspension setups.
them? Rancho makes springs and shocks and complete suspension systems for 4wheel drives, what's this got to do with Cal-tracks bars?
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Rancho made a ton of products for 2nd gens. Im not sure if they were out of the market before third gens hit or not.

Actually..i think they used to make adjustable sway bars for our cars..that would be a nice find

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them? Rancho makes springs and shocks and complete suspension systems for 4wheel drives, what's this got to do with Cal-tracks bars?

They use the rancho adjustable shocks in conjunction with the cal-tracs to dial in the suspension. I have a friend uses the rancho/cal-trac setup on their 69 firebird and are always in the 1.3 60fts and low 10's in the quarter.
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They use the rancho adjustable shocks in conjunction with the cal-tracs to dial in the suspension.
ok, now I got ya. - I think if I was going that route I'd be using QA1 or some one's adjustables though...
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ok, now I got ya. - I think if I was going that route I'd be using QA1 or some one's adjustables though...

I thought the same thing, but that's what cal-trec recommends and it does work! As they say if it ain't broke don't fix it...
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I own a jeep, and lets just say, rancho is the God among 4WD suspension products. Now how good they are with cars, i dont know.
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Used Rancho susp. parts never had anything but good parts.
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like alot of people said Rancho's main target is truck parts (suspensions and lifts) i have a 4" lift on my truck with there shocks all around and there products are great. They use to make shocks for our cars about 15-20 years ago but have been discontinued. My friend had a set on his 84 z and he loved them.
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I purchased Rancho progressive rate lowing springs about 15 years ago and installed them on an 84 L69/T5 Z-28. They worked great with the Bilstein struts and shocks that were installed at the same time. Rancho used to make other great suspension parts but got out of that business several years ago.
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