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52s and a trac bar

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by willymonster, Mar 28, 2006.

  1. willymonster

    willymonster 1/2 ton status

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    getting ready to change things around a little bit , i will be putting 8 inch 52s on the front of my 57 stepside to replace the 12 inch springs . ill have to get them in and see how stable they are but i was thinkin on the possability of a super duty trac bar setup . i had a 12 inch lift on my super duty and it had a trac bar , worked great . anybody done it? :laugh:
     
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    koldsimer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Try running it without one first. I have a feeling with 8" springs, you probably don't need one.
     
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    trac bar

    thats what im hoping :D , the less i have to do the better !!!!!
     
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    What tires, gears, tranny etc. are you gonna run? What kind of use (abuse) will the truck usually see?
     
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    tires are 40 inch boggers i still need to get my 456s and 60 front right now it has a 14 bolt and 44 . it has a nicely pumped 350 with a 350 tranny and 203 case . its mainly going to be my around town and ocasional commute truck . i want to keep it straight and not beat it up ALTHOUGH for beatings i have a willys pickup with rockwells 49s turbo 400 doubler setup etc. im also almost done with my newest addition of a 1947 powerwagon body on a chevy chassis with a 454 40 inch tsls 14 bolt and again one of those pesky 44s i have a turbo 350 and 203 in that one to but i also have a 4spd 205 that im thinking about tossing in there . oh ya dont forget the little 53 flatfender with fuel injected 350 aluminum heads high comp. waggy 44s coilovers etc :laugh: my fiance says i have to many toys i say SREW HER !! I LOVE MY TRUCKS !!!!
     
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    WOW! Don't want to hijack this thread but could you put up some pics of those rigs?
     
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    he is just a user, maybe a link?
     
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    i have to pay my money to become a MEMBER first i think . then ill have to figure out how to transfer pics from digital to computer . im not what you would call a computer genious but ill get some up soon hopfully :doah:
     
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    i hope, your rigs sound cool. that old school tin would be cool and then you have a few, you gotta post up some pics
     

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