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What is the attraction of moving the front diff forward and is it possible to flip the springs and leave the shackles where they are?
 

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Approach angle!!!!!! Longer wheel base... A couple of reasons. It is possible to flip the springs and not do a SR. But you SHOULD either have a second military wrap spring made or punch another hole in the springpack. The military wrap should always go on the frame end not the shackle end...
 

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approach angle and also driveline angle. You dont have to do a shackle reversal to flip the springs around. Like mace said you should flip the military wrap and you will also need to lengthen the driveline.
 

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Originally posted by JasonH:
<STRONG>How does this affect your steering? What has to be changed?</STRONG>
When I did my saginaw conversion I did the spring flip as well. Everything fit just fine and I was spring under. I am SO now and everything fits just fine as well... Also you might want to think about getting longer brakelines <IMG SRC="smilies/eek.gif" border="0">
And moving your bumpstops to a place where thay are usefull again. The sound of tire rubbin on front fenders is a bit annoying....
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I also did a saginaw conversion and hysteer arms from all pro at the same time. everything went in just fine though <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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Great, look like the go eh! I am fitting P/steering from a 60 and it looks like the arms will line up perfectly if the diff is moved forward.
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did this, and yes well i did 60 first in front of the shock tower and then moved diff, its too easy! (well it took mea long time, but i have done one since and it cost me about a third as much and easy took half as long! <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

pity mine didnt take half as long and cost so cheap <IMG SRC="smilies/crybaby2.gif" border="0">
 

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Originally posted by LandCruisersKickAss:
<STRONG>did this, and yes well i did 60 first in front of the shock tower and then moved diff, its too easy! (well it took mea long time, but i have done one since and it cost me about a third as much and easy took half as long! <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

pity mine didnt take half as long and cost so cheap <IMG SRC="smilies/crybaby2.gif" border="0"></STRONG>
What did you do with the shaft near the firewall, and do you have more pic's other than whats on your website?
 
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