Dixon Bros. Racing had the solution to our truck's woes. The Dixon 4WD long-travel kit fits several Fords, including the '01-'05 Explorer Sport Trac 4WD, '98-'05 Ranger 4WD and Edge 4WD, and '95-'01 Explorer 4WD. The Dixon front end is 4 inches per side wider than stock and nets 14 inches of travel with functional four-wheel drive. The tubular upper control arms are 4130 chrome-moly, and the lower control arms are rendered in internally gusseted boxed plate. The kit uses Moog's stout Problem Solver ball joints and is compatible with OEM knuckles. The lower control arms are the polar opposite of a Saturday-afternoon hack job. Aaron and Ian Dixon are both degreed engineers, and their expertise shows in this prime example of metallic finery. The arms are laser-cut, internally gusseted, and expertly welded. The ball joint receptacle is precision-machined for reliability. The lower shock mount is boxed, and the bumpstop landing pad's dimensions are generous. Once installed, the Dixon Bros. Racing long-travel front end aligns to factory specs.