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Hey Marv..

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Confedneck, Jul 21, 2003.

  1. Confedneck

    Confedneck 3/4 ton status

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    about the springer setup..i bet someone can answer this for me...is it feasable to run a 4" ford lift spring with the springer setup? i want about 8" of lift or so..and thought that might do the trick?? thanks to anyone who helps..
     
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    Yeah you could proably do that. The lift spring will be a bit stiffer then the stock spring so it won't flex as well. It's also probably going to cause some Geometry issues with the track bar Marv sells with the kit. May also have troubles with getting a shock to deal with that mutch lift with out doind some custom work.
     
  3. Confedneck

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    would having the track bar lengthened take care of the geometry issue? also im looking at mounting in bilstiens with remote rezzys and some custom bootiefab anyways...
    i guess i could always stick a 4" tapered block in, but i HATE blocks almost as much as i dislike body lifts...
     
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    i ran my shocks like this:

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    and the lateral control allows me to not use the track bar. it might help, but its good enuff for 500 mile trips.
     
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    I like that set up Zakk. But I need the use of my back seat and rear cargo. But your is cool. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    people have made back seats work in some cases.
     
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    Cool Thanks Zakk /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  9. marv_springer

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    Hey Josh...

    Sorry, but presently I don't have a way to get you up to 8" of lift... 6" is about as high as you can go with the 57's and my setup, and adding blocks is really not an option because of the soft spring rate.

    If you're patient, you may soon see a Springer setup that runs 63" springs, but requires moving the front spring mount - and that setup may (don't really know yet) be able to get to 8" of ride height and still have some useful travel.

    BTW, I hope FlexyK20 and RyanB see this too!... /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif.. cuz they've asked me the same thing!

    Marv
     
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    Did i hear my name? /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Sweeet... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    Marv are you making any more kits to be used with ORDs flip??
     
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    so 160$ for the echobit adaptation kit...or wait and see what marv comes up with? ill wait since i dont even have my new axles yet...time is something i have plenty of...
    the springer kit looked like the way to go for me...but now i gotta wait..DOH
     
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    One option since you be swaping axel anyways is to net 6 inches with marves current set up and while you have the axels out weld a higher spring perch, the leverage or tendency to spit out the block wouldn't be there, although I am shure this would alow further axel wrap. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

    Dare I say it.....body lift? /forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif

    Seriously though, Marve's kit has alot more to it than what meets the eye and once you see it work you will be sold on the engineering behind it.

    I am curious about the 63's too /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Marv are you making any more kits to be used with ORDs flip??

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    No... But I'd be glad to send you a free set of stock frame brackets if you like /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif....

    Marv
     
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    it was to much time and cussing to get the flip on, it damn sure isnt going to off on purpose /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     

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