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Old 11-16-2010, 12:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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so im about to build a 3 link on my 89 150 that is a daily driver. I have been researching alot on what joints to use but have found alot of different answers. so i figured that since it is a daily driver i should go heims and bushing instead of all heims. But if i went heims and bushing should i put the heims at axle end or frame end? And will bushings limit flex much more then having all heims? Thanks in advance
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so im about to build a 3 link on my 89 150 that is a daily driver. I have been researching alot on what joints to use but have found alot of different answers. so i figured that since it is a daily driver i should go heims and bushing instead of all heims. But if i went heims and bushing should i put the heims at axle end or frame end? And will bushings limit flex much more then having all heims? Thanks in advance
from everything i've read, the bushings should be on the axle side. Also, if the bushings do limit your flex at all, it won't be enough for you to notice... that is.. if your suspension is designed properly.
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from everything i've read, the bushings should be on the axle side. Also, if the bushings do limit your flex at all, it won't be enough for you to notice... that is.. if your suspension is designed properly.
ya i was thinking axle side but i have heard a couple people say differently.
I have been watchin your 3 link start on here and why arent you running the upper link on the drive side off of the pumpkin? There is nothin in the way on that side besides your drive shaft but if it is high enough it shouldnt be a problem?
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bushings closest to the frame (closest to the driver) and I would go with johnny joints or a ballistic joint instead, but thats just me....
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bushings closest to the frame (closest to the driver) and I would go with johnny joints or a ballistic joint instead, but thats just me....
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