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front axle forward ?

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by K10ANDYKHAMNIC, Feb 25, 2002.

  1. K10ANDYKHAMNIC

    K10ANDYKHAMNIC 1/2 ton status

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    what would the benefits be for me other than a slightly better approach angle ? i dont rub my 34s er 35s mt/r s and well look at my pics page , its a wheeler not a show truck . i also have crossover , i think thats it ... thanks guys - Andy

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  2. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    Better approach, longer wheelbase, that's about it. Nothing really complicated with it at your point.

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    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    stephen, would i need a new driveshaft if i wanted to move my axle foreward 1"?

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    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    Maybe, front driveshafts can be pretty sensitive to length change since they use a lot of their slip travel. About the only way to tell is to measure it all up for yourself. You may be able to get away with it. If not, you could just re-tube the shaft if your slip and CV are good.

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