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Old 12-10-2017, 06:02 PM
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My Truck is a 2016 2.7 xlt sport 4x4 302a with glass roof, almost pulled the trigger on a 2018 raptor. When i stepped back and looked at what i was really wanting before i cut a check for $35000 and traded my truck in, i realized i really wanted the suspension and body work. Call me crazy i really didn't care much about the motor. Soo i decided to save $30000, and convert mine.

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- Factory Gen 2 UCA, LCA, brakelines, and vacuum lines
- Gen 1 Fox Coilovers and rear shock
- Gen 1 axles
- Factory Gen 2 fenders, bedsides, grill, and bumpers
-17” Rrw wheels on Falken Wildpeak MT 35’s

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- Factory Gen 2 hood
- Led Headlights and tailights
- Aftermarket Lighting

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So i order all the factory raptor front end suspension parts. Does anyone know the track width regular/raptor?

Going with McNeil racing front and rear fiberglass, their shipping is 700$ cheaper than fiberworx.

Will run 17Ē Rrw wheels on 35ís
I remember reading that either the upper or lower control arm has a different attach point, whats your plan for that?
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I remember reading that either the upper or lower control arm has a different attach point, whats your plan for that?
Well **** i sure hope not?? I ordered a little over 2k$ worth of front end parts
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I remember reading that either the upper or lower control arm has a different attach point, whats your plan for that?
I canít imagine for wold change that much between the raptor and standard F-150, where did you hear that?
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I know the rear shock has a different frame mount so you will need to go aftermarket on rear shocks for sure. I believe each side of the raptor (track width wise) is 3" wider. So your total track width should be 6" wider
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How do you plan on widening the rear track?
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How do you plan on widening the rear track?
I have a drivetrain place by my house. They are going to widen my factory axle
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Here is my coyote #plaptor. I did Rogue Racing suspension, Raptor diffs, and King shocks plus much more. Let me know if I can help.




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How was the quality of the fiberworx glass?
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How was the quality of the fiberworx glass?
I think any manufacturer's first set of glass can be problematic, this is their 4.5"glass and it is several production runs through and was about as good as you could expect. I ran their Raptor OEM glass the first build on this truck, a set from the first production run and it was rough. I have a fair amount of time into the fenders getting them to fit fixing mold issues etc and it fits pretty good. If I had painted it, it would have been a fair amount of blocking to get straight.
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