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I am looking to upgrade the suspension of my 68' Ford Ranchero. Is there a more economical solution than the Mustang II Kit? Will a Granada or Ranger work? I will appreciate any ideas. Thanx.

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Just rebuild what you have..new ball joints and shafts the springs are probably sagged out and some proper shocks and it should be good to go..

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there are a lot of upgrades you can do if you don't have disc brakes a lot of factory parts interchange, our 69 came with 351, 9 in rear, front discs the fairlane falcon sites have a lot of ford specific info, I saw a post a while back on how to add new mustang dual piston front calipers , looked easy. the old ford sliding caliper tend to wear out one side of the rotors. shelby drilled new holes to move the upper A arms down about an inch on the mustang Gt 350's , Ford kicked out C Shelby on the later mustangs and A O Smith the water heater manufacturing company did the later "shelby" mustangs I don't know if that will help your rancherooo ! a granada, Maveric 5 bolt discs etc, are probably bolt on swaps/

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