My search didnt come up with any but yours valley! I could find posts that said they had them. But I didnt find one build THREAD with custon link susp on a sammy.
I am doing mine right now! But I wont be putting up pics till I am further along and ready to buy a red star. I need every dollar my wife will give up right now. If you can, Build it yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got to hold in my hands and look at a rocky road kit. The upper rear Y-link is made out of .120 wall tubing with a nut BUTT WELDED to the tube! Thats for $1500 bucks! I have 4140 1.5 inch .500 inch wall DOM for my links and I have no where near the 1500 dollar budget cap into it yet.
i think im gonna leave my rear leaf spring for now but i was wondering if i could do a trianglated four link in the front maybe.. ive never seen one ive always seen them like the rocky road kit with the upper link bars coming off the lower links . i think i might try this way with the lower bars made out if square stock with just some bushings made up ? and for the upper bars i have some with hiem joints already made up
Mines triangulated four link in the front( I am full hydro) It works fine, getting the upper links to clear the output shaft is kind of a pain and the exhuast on the other side. Its well worth is though, I will never go back to leaf springs
so should i build the links out of hiem joints with some highmisalignment spacers( i think thats what there called ) or should i just use some bushings. i will be doing mainly trails but may see some pavement
when i go to build mine this winter i will be using a bushing on one end and a jimmy joint on the other. and the the pan hard bar will be two hiem joints! that how the RE long arms are and i never had a problem with them!
I ran a four link in the rear on my setup and its design tends to be one of less popularity and has a lot of nay sayers. Not a lot of triangulation in the lowers but for my purposes its what I wanted.
A couple of simple basics most of you will get from searching is the lowers need to be as long as you can get them within reason. Try to keep them relatively level avoiding steep angles. Leave room in your bracketry for adjustability.
As far as what joints to use depends on street use or not, budget personal preference and so on. I ran JJ joints all the way around because that way I only need to carry one spare.
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