ORU crossover requires crazy lift?

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  1. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    So I'm looking at the ORU crossover

    for the halibut, and cuz there's a local guy wanting to sell his setup. But their web page says I need 6-8" of lift (as opposed to the next one up, for 10-12"! :eek1: )

    Is the geometry of these such that I don't want to mess with it with a measly 4" (and gratuitous fender :hack: :hack: ) or are these guys just nuts?

    I also note that their draglink is straight, which ORD says is bad ... p'raps this is why these guys want so much lift?

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    in order to run a straight drag link you have to get a new engine crossmember (or lift it the 8in or more), or you can get the drag link from ORD w/the bend in it and dont have to worry about hitting the x-member.


    i'm sure there are a few companies that sell the x-member if you want to go w/the straight drag link....here is a link to one that i know off...X-member link
     
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    Bingo. The ORD kit is looking better and better. I just figgered since this local one showed up I'd look into it.

    Thanks!

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    Almost everyone that i know runnin x-over steering is just usin the ORD kit or a drag link w/a lil bend in it.
     
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    love mine... 6" lift 1" zero rate and has the bend....

    kinda hard to see in my poser flex shot.. was flexin it to grind front d-shaft so it wouldnt bind anymore :haha:


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    I have the MOO crossmember and I really like it. I have a straight draglink.

    Just wanted to give a different opinion.
     
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    Why do they have the nut "up" and nut "down" for the diff kits? What does that accomplish?
     
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    Depends on how your driver's knuckle is set up, I think; they have one to match.

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