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News   October 7, 2010   by Auto Service World

Rancho Launches 2011 Ford Super Duty Suspension System and Levelling Kit


Tenneco’s Rancho brand has released a suspension system and a levelling kit for 2011 Ford Super Duty F-250/F-350 trucks, including 1- and ¾-ton diesel and gas models.

The new Rancho 4-in. suspension system (RS6524B) and 2.5-in. levelling kit (RS6525B) are available now at leading performance retailers nationwide.
Rancho earned a Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show “Best New Off-Road/4WD Technology” award for an earlier Ford Super Duty suspension design. Rancho products are manufactured and marketed by Tenneco Inc. and headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.
“Rancho engineers continue to develop highly designed suspension systems and levelling kits that utilize a no-compromises approach and a pursuit of innovation, as illustrated in these products for the 2011 Ford Super Duty trucks,” said Joe Pase, general manager, Rancho.
Built to the exacting standards of Rancho engineers, the new Rancho Ford Super Duty suspension system (RS6524B) features the award-winning, exclusive competition tubular radius arms that add exceptional strength and stability to the suspension system. The radius arms bolt directly to the OE mounting locations without cutting or welding.
Compatible with up to 37-in. tires, the new Rancho system includes competition tubular radius arms; forged pitman arm to ensure optimal steering and reduced bump steer; reinforced front track bar relocation bracket; and rear leaf spring blocks. The new system also works with stock wheels.
The new Rancho system maintains the factory location of the rack and pinion and re-uses OE tie rod ends. Rancho engineers also maintained proper driveshaft angles, minimizing vibrations. It does not affect the vehicle’s AdvanceTrac with RSC (Roll Stability Control) system.
The system is fully compatible with other Rancho technologies, including RS9000XL® (RS999044, front; RS999261, rear) and the exclusive MyRide wireless tuning controller. The system also works with RS5000® series shocks (RS5044, front; RS5261, rear). Rancho also offers front spring kits (RS80123B; RS80119B) and rear kit (RS886502; RS886503). Dual steering stabilizer kits are also available for both the F-250 and F-350 models (RS98510) and OE steering stabilizer replacements (RS5416).
Rancho also released a brand-new 2.5-in. levelling kit (RS6525B) for the 2011 Ford Super Duty that provides maximum structural integrity. The kit – which fits up to 35-in. tires – features the award-winning, exclusive competition tubular radius arms that add exceptional strength and stability to the suspension system. The radius arms bolt directly to the OE mounting locations without cutting or welding. The levelling kit also maintains proper driveshaft angles to minimze vibrations; maintains factory location of the rack and pinion and re-uses OE tie rod ends. The leveling kit is covered by the Rancho Limited Lifetime Warranty.
The new Rancho levelling kit is available for a variety of transmissions and cab styles offered in the new 2011 F-250/F-350 truck series. The levelling kit is compatible with RS9000XL series shocks or RS5000 series shocks. Rancho also offers front spring kits for the levelling kit.
Rancho engineers also include all detailed and illustrated instructions inside every kit. The systems contain all of the necessary alignment hardware and align to OE specs.

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