Hi, I'd like to get everyone's opinion on a possible rear suspension modification (especially if you have had any experience with 2 to 5 ton trucks, 2wd or 4wd). This question is for a '69 one rear axle 2.5 ton 4x4 truck, leaf sprung.
I once saw where someone was using shackles at both ends...
Top of the line Rock Krawler X Factor Control Arms for Gladiator.
Brand New, in boxes with mfg stickers.
Was going to try and get fancy & use these mid-length arms on my TJ.
Decided not to get that custom yet so my loss is your gain.
Much more expensive from RK...
I am currently running a spooled Dana 44 out of a ‘79 f150 up front using the Ford radius arms. I am on coils up front but need to fix the coil buckets anyways. I figured if I am already changing those I might as well switch to coilovers and ditch the Ford setup for a three links. What would...
I have a 69 Scout 800 and a 2017 jeep trail hawk with a salvaged title do to front end damage. Body parts and minor frame damage only no suspension damage. Has anyone ever done a complete suspension swap from the trail hawk to the scout and or is it even possible.
Did anyone have a tough time drilling the frame for the locator pins for the MORE rear shock mounts? I have used everything large and small even Carbide bits. I just tried my pneumatic die grinder and with new bits and it won't go through the frame either. Would really appreciate any advise...
Ran across a video where the upper link on a three link went towards the back of the truck instead of the front. Pretty nice for packaging, but not sure how it would cycle. What do the link experts have to say about this?
New Version of my 4-link Analyzer / Calculator
Edit 28 December, 2008
Here is the link to the latest 4-link calculator w/ Vetteboy79's travel mod.
Edit 13 April, 2006
Link to the 3-link + Panhard Bar calculator...