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hydrolic or cross-over?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by pismorat, Feb 26, 2003.

  1. pismorat

    pismorat 1/2 ton status

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    I am thinking of 4-linking my truck and am wondering if it would be better/cheaper to use fully hydrolic steering or a cross-over steering setup. Companies?? /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif
     
  2. KRAZIE87K5

    KRAZIE87K5 1/2 ton status

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    I think the 4 link setup is a FAR different question than the crossover or hydro question. But to answer the question that I think I can address... I would go crossover with hydro assist, to keep it responsive enough for some street driving. Also, watch out for LARGE cylinders, you really only need 1.75" - 2.00". The larger the cylinder, the slower the movement. /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    Hope that helps.

    -Dan
     
  3. ChevyCaGal

    ChevyCaGal 3/4 ton status

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    I would do hydro assist (West Texas Offroad) and a crossover set up. Like was mentioned, then you can drive it on the road still if you need too. I am a bit partial here since I plan to do this myself... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    ZonkRat 1/2 ton status

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    I'd do Hydro assist to keep it legal when you're on road. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  5. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    BOTH! but full hydro is not DOT approved

    IIRC, Russ had a 1.75 bore on his truggy and it was a bit slow. Rod has a 1.5" bore (both are WTOR guys) and was happy with it on the street.

    Good luck on the 4 link! keep us posted!! and take PICS!!! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  6. SAVAGE1

    SAVAGE1 1/2 ton status

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    [ QUOTE ]
    BOTH! but full hydro is not DOT approved

    IIRC, Russ had a 1.75 bore on his truggy and it was a bit slow. Rod has a 1.5" bore (both are WTOR guys) and was happy with it on the street.



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    Zakk, I have the 1.75" ram and drive my crap at least 6 days a week.. no probs on steering response /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Pismorat- why the 4 link /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif you building it to crawl?
     
  7. white_knight

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    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    i stand corrected...actually seat at the moment...

    Some one was complainign about the 1.75 bore...hmmmmm....
     

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