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Latest Rancho® 4.5-Inch Suspension System for 2018-15 Ford F-150 Trucks Offers Superior Strength and Performance

New Suspension Kit Engineered for OE-Level Fit and Function
Long Beach, Calif., Feb. 13, 2018 – Drivers of 2018-15 Ford F-150 pickup
trucks can experience the uncompromising legendary performance of Rancho® with a
newly redesigned 4.5-inch performance suspension system (Part no. RS66505B),
available now through performance retailers across the U.S. and Canada. Offering a full
4.5 inches of raised height in the front and 3 inches in the rear, the latest Rancho
system is engineered to install easily and offer superior strength and drivability, both onand
off-road.

 
The new kit from Rancho is designed with maximum structural integrity and OElevel
quality in mind and features a fully boxed welded subframe manufactured from
high-strength, low-alloy steel and DOM tubing, along with CNC-machined ductile iron
steering knuckles. Differential drop brackets included in the kit are designed to properly
align pinion and CV joint angles to ensure a smooth ride free of any binding or vibration.
System components are CAD-designed for superior precision, ensuring proper drive
shaft angle, steering geometry and track width.

 
Built for quick and easy installation, the system maintains the factory rack and
pinion location and utilizes OE tie rod ends. For the front of the vehicle, a pair of
included bolt-on, 4.5-inch strut spacers are designed to install without disassembly of
the factory struts. Two Rancho strut towers (Part no. RS886519) or a set of two
RS5000™X struts – each of which is sold separately – are required for complete
installation. In addition, a set of two Rancho RS5000X, RS7000®MT or RS9000™XL rear
shock absorbers are recommended for the ultimate driving experience.

 
No drivetrain modifications are required for the system, which is designed to fit
35-inch tires. Other kit features include CV spacers, brake line brackets, sway bar
relocation brackets and other necessary hardware. For the rear, a tapered block, Ubolts
and other necessary hardware are provided.

 
Each Rancho suspension kit, along with RS5000X, RS7000MT and RS9000XL
dampers, are backed by Rancho’s Limited Lifetime Warranty. Rancho RS5000X,
RS7000MT and RS9000XL shocks and struts also are covered by a 90-day risk-free
ride offer, which allows consumers to try certain shock models on any truck or SUV for
90 days. Consumers can return their shocks within 90 days for a full refund of the
product’s purchase price. To learn more about the warranties and offers, visit
www.GoRancho.com.

 
Rancho is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., and is manufactured and
marketed by Tenneco. Tenneco is the global supplier and manufacturer of the Rancho
brand of suspension systems and components, shock absorbers, off-road protective
equipment, specialty exhaust pipe kits and more for a variety of trucks, sport utility
vehicles and Jeeps found around the globe.

 
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To learn more about Rancho products, contact your nearest Rancho dealer, call
1-734-384-7806 or visit www.GoRancho.com. To locate a Rancho authorized reseller,
visit the “Where to Buy” tab on www.GoRancho.com.

 
Tenneco is an $8.6 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in
Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 31,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of
the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of clean air and ride
performance products and systems for automotive and commercial vehicle original
equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco’s principal brand names are Monroe®,
Walker®, XNOx® and Clevite® Elastomer.

 
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