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52's in Front and Steering

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by nvrenuf, Apr 15, 2005.

  1. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    How far is enough / too much?

    I know the 52's will push the axle 2" forward, is it worth it do go for another inch with a Zero Rate?

    How does the push forward effect crossover steering? How far can you go and retain a front mounted drag link?
     
  2. thor

    thor 1/2 ton status

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    I moved an extra inch foreward, no negative effects with my cross over. I did have to lose my inner fenders and slightly trim the core support. Instead of a zero rate, I drilled another hole in the spring pad and in the spring plate to gain the extra inch. .
     
  3. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Thanks Thor!

    I see you run foty-toos :D , how much lift?
     
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    thor 1/2 ton status

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    About 5". It sat level with 6" tc ezrides. Front is a little lower with the 52's. Going to pull a leaf or 2 in the rear to bring it down when I get my ladder bar made.
     
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    I moved my axle forward 4.5". The pitman arm's TRE sits right between the U-bolts on the spring plate. There's also a heck of an angle between the pitman arm and the steering arm on the opposite side.
     

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