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Just noticed the rear coilover conversion kit!

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by doubletrouble, Oct 2, 2015.

  1. doubletrouble

    doubletrouble 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I've been saving for a front coilover kit, now I guess I gotta keep saving so I can do both. Can't wait till I can order both. Got any more pics with it installed? Hard to see the front frame mounts in the pics on the website.
     
  2. Deuling

    Deuling "Official CK5 Post Whore" Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Killer!

    Id like to see the upper shock hoop mounts installed and what needs done etc.
     
  3. K85 Octane

    K85 Octane Tacklin' Fuel Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I'm curious about the install. Can we get a write up or instructions to look at? Does this link set up put the axle in the stock location or can it be moved back some? If I want the axle back ~3" over stock, will the tubing and bracket angles work or will I need longer tubing etc?


    Also, LOL, it's listed in the FRONT section and still has the words "front" and "steering" in the description from your copy and paste hahahaha :D
     
  4. doubletrouble

    doubletrouble 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I guess the guys at off road design are ignoring us or there just busy as usual.
     
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    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    specific ? just pm 1977k5 . he is there customer service guy here .

    and yes hate to say it this specific forum get real dry for help .
     
  6. doubletrouble

    doubletrouble 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Ya I've bought quite a bit from them over the years, just bustin there balls. I'm not ready to buy a rear kit yet just hoping they can give us some more pics at some point and maybe some install instructions if they have any. I live a couple of hour from there shop, been there a couple of times. I've got three '77 K5's and a hacked together '78 K5 buggy. Hoping to build a buggy that still looks like a K5 with front and rear coilovers using the hacked together buggy and one of the 77's.
     
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    I hope when someone on here buys one they can do a quick overview on the install. As I am poor I won't be getting this anytime soon. But would like to see how it all goes together.
     
  8. Deuling

    Deuling "Official CK5 Post Whore" Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I would assume that the ORD UA2015 rig probably was using the same setup. Don't quote me on it.
     
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    ChrisPerry Dreaming of links Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    From the ORD site........the 2015 UA convertible K30

     
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    kgblazerfive keymaster Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I will put one on, if someone want to donate it.
     
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    I believe the fella who owns Thumper has the ORD rear link kit also, hoping he would chime in if he sees this thread... I'd like to see more pictures of the shock hoops and how they're tied into the frame. I have the front coilover conversion kit welded in on my blazer and I didn't use the shock hoops that came with it. I'd like to know if they would work on the rear so I can omit the hoops that come with the rear link kit.
     
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    That would be Raiderblaz. He has a ORD front 4 link, but unless he redid it, it's a custom built rear 4 link from a local shop in Laramie. Although he did say it includes a bunch of ORD parts and Steven gave them alot of guidance.
     
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    He isn't really on here much anymore. Hes on facebook all the time though.
     
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    1977k5 1 ton status Vendor

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    As far as the rear shock mounts go, it really depends on the specific truck and the lift height. Most of the guys with 6" of lift and less will have to go through the bed floor.

    Yes, our 2015 UA truck has our production rear 4 link in it.

    We'll work on more pictures.
     
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    Thanks for the reply.
     
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    Wicked. I'd love to see more build pics of that rig in general!!!
     
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    Any word on getting more pictures? Specifically the rear hoops and shock placement , I have a burb so going through the wheeltubs with the shocks is not an option . ( but I am also somewhere around 10-12" of lift)
     
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    With the amount of lift you're talking about, you shouldn't have to go through the floor.

    A 14" travel King coilover sits at 30-1/4" centered in it's travel which is where we try to set ride height. Throw a tape on your truck with it sitting on the ground under it's own weight and I bet you have room for that while keeping it under the floor.
     
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