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Old 11-08-2010, 03:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1990 nissan hardbody sas

hi my name is dylan and i have a 1990 nissan hardbody. so far i have bobed the bed and cut 6 inches out for a better decent angle without smaking my bumper. i have cut all the IFS off and have made a custom leafspring hanger. the axle is hanging and the front of my truck is massive because i have not got my rear springs yet. but this is it.


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Old 11-10-2010, 06:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-16-2010, 08:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
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damn. idk how to make it work. there all on flickr

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Old 11-16-2010, 09:10 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Why so tall? With that short of wheelbase, and that much lift, anything off-camber is going to suck.
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:14 AM   #5 (permalink)
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it wont be that tall. im going to take the body lift out
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Old 11-19-2010, 12:02 AM   #6 (permalink)
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it wont be that tall. im going to take the body lift out
I'd be a potential buyer for the body lift...
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Old 11-25-2010, 11:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
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hi

it would be better if i could have seen the pics to get an idea
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:50 AM   #8 (permalink)
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flicker doesnt make it easy lol




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Old 11-27-2010, 07:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
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im not sure even with out the huge body lift i think it will be a little too tall, depends on what you want to use it for, and personaly i would work a little more with you homemade spring hanger, just my $.02
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Old 12-03-2010, 07:26 PM   #10 (permalink)
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it is no longer that tall so dont worry. the body lift is for sale, pm me if your interested. i used toyota 4in lift springs for the front and 4'' blocks in the rear till i get new leaf springs. i am only in high school and am trying my best with the budget i have
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Old 03-15-2011, 06:47 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Screen shot 2011-03-15 at 8.36.46 AM by slipknot_freak00365, on Flickr
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:55 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Its been awhile sence I've posted. The nissan now has a dana 60 close knuckle and a dana 60 semi floter in the rear. The rear frame has been choped off and rebuilt with 2x6 box tubing with a fuel cell tucked up inbetween the rails. It also has full hydro steer. These pictures are with my bosses 38s. I haven't picked up any of my own yet. I'm haven't trouble finding 16.5 tires that arnt militarys. . I haven't got any pictures of the new rear frame yet buti do have pictures of the new front end. I did duel head lights from an 86 chevy with projectors and primed the truck for a fresh coat of paint. I'm stating to regeret the "face lift" tho. Let me know what you guys think. Never mind the dually tires
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Old 05-06-2012, 09:18 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Shoulda stuck with the axles you had.
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Old 05-06-2012, 07:25 PM   #15 (permalink)
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the bob looks good, you should do something about these rear shackles before you do any more body work, they look at least a foot long with no lateral brace
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:58 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Why a passenger drop axle? I guess you don't plan on using 4 wheel drive?

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Old 05-07-2012, 02:22 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Why a passenger drop axle? I guess you don't plan on using 4 wheel drive?
thats what i was thinking...lol...2wd Sased
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Could be using a divorced tcase with a 2wd tranny.
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Old 05-10-2012, 06:40 PM   #19 (permalink)
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The axle ii used to have under it was passenger side and my truck. Is really driver side drop so when I got 3/4 ton axles I got a drivers side drop so I wouldn't have to run a divorced transfor. And what do you mean lateral bracing?
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Old 05-11-2012, 07:16 PM   #20 (permalink)
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weld something in between them and/or shorten them. A shackle that long applies a huge amount of torque to everything
http://www.jeep4x4center.com/jeep-sh...ng-shackle.jpg
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:35 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I will be sure to do that. They were temporary because I don't have rear lift springs. But I think they will be there for quite some time. Thank you for the info
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Old 05-17-2012, 10:45 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Can someone fill me in on how to post pictures from flikr. I did it awhile ago but I can't figure out how I did it
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