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next project.. SAS my 99 burb

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by supersize75k5, Oct 1, 2006.

  1. supersize75k5

    supersize75k5 OrganDonorRacing.com

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    since the 86 project is just about done, and I am getting tired of my tires rubbing on my burb..

    nabbed a 4.10 furd 3/4 ton front for the right price... and I already have a tapped knuckle for cross over..


    I plan to start the hackery during october, I saw another burb lifted 4 inches...then saw the cost of the lift, and when I factor that I want to keep this thing long term, I think I finally am ready to do it :)

    ill be doing my homework over the next couple weeks and doing it right


    I am planning on just a 4 inch lift right now, but may go to 6 inch and get some 35's:thinking: plan is to stick with a all terrain tire since I daily drive this.

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  2. thedrip

    thedrip 1/2 ton status

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    one of these days, one of the board members is going to learn to leave well enough alone ... as I'm collecting parts to dieselfy & sas my 2wd beater work truck....
     
  3. y5mgisi

    y5mgisi 1 ton status

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    Dude im telling you this as a freind... DONT DO IT!!! that is a nice truck and it wont be for long if you do the SAS on it....
     
  4. rancid

    rancid 1/2 ton status

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    do it, i did it to my 98 burb 3/4 with a dana 60 from a 79 ford and ran chevy rear 88-98 springs on the front but i ordered the springs in a 4 inch lift. after building my brackets and my crossmember it had a 11-12 inch lift up front. those 63 inch springs ride awsome, just do away with the overload spring. it really had a softer ride than before i hacked out the ifs and no more crap front end parts to replace.
     
  5. yellowK20

    yellowK20 Well Lubricated Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Do it !!!! rid the the world of as much IFS trash as posssible :bow: :bow:
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    I'm waiting to see how the SkY brackets come out on beater k20 's project and then I'll either buy those or build my own to SAS my burb
     
  6. beater_k20

    beater_k20 Banned

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    i saw the prototype truck when i was in Springfield last week. the setup is absolutely beautiful. unfortunately, i didnt have anything but my camera phone on me, so none of the suspension pics turned out.

    its a little bigger than i want to go with mine, but that's easily workable. this one has a total of 21" of lift on it. 12" 73-87 Chevy front springs, 6" built into the brackets (i think there's going to be a shorter version too), and a 3" body lift over 44" Boggers.

    www.sky-manufacturing.com

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  7. GotLabs

    GotLabs 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Do it, this is XTREMETAHOE s truck.
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  8. beater_k20

    beater_k20 Banned

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    on another note... if you're into wasting money on a poorly engineered product, check out www.offroaddirect.com

    absolute garbage.
     
  9. Hossbaby50

    Hossbaby50 3/4 ton status

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    Just man up and get a Diesel towrig. If you add up all the money you have spend modifying the trucks you have now and had before you would be sitting pretty in a diesel towrig by now that was completely paided off. It would also get about 2x the mileage of your Sub, tow 2x better then the Sub, and last 2x longer then the Sub.

    Harley
     
  10. divorced

    divorced 3/4 ton status

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    Do they have any pics of their kit on the website? What will the kit cost?
     
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    beater_k20 Banned

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    no pics on the website, as its a brand new product. prices are pretty fair. their Toyota kit was like $275 shipped, i cant see this one being much more.
     
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    That's cool, I'll have to check it out when it's available. I plan to SAS my '96 Burb in about year or two.
     
  13. yellowK20

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    I'm awaiting anxiously to see how it turns out I'm fighting the urge to fire up the torch
     
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    beater_k20 Banned

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    as soon as i get mine, there will be pictures all over CK5.
     
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    Is your's going on the K1500 frame?
     
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    Cool, I watch for the pics.

    Edit: I wonder size hole they will use in the shackle to connect to the front spring?
     
  18. Citizen Rider

    Citizen Rider 1/2 ton status

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    Supersize-

    We all know how you are with vehicles when you start workin on them...Jeep on it side, ramping the blaze, tubed out truggy turned pile of cut tube, 75 build with many mods..... the list goes on and honestly, you think you could keep this one DD'able?

    Im all for SAS's, but you get addicted quick...haha
     
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    beater_k20 Banned

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    the hole should be 1/2" IIRC.
     
  20. Drey

    Drey 3/4 ton status

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    once its SAS'ed i give it a month TOPS before something else gets modded on it. if its a Daily driver id leave it as is


    My daily driver is IFS with a 149000 on it, no problems with the ifs yet except a broken swaybar mount on an a-arm
     

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