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Long Travel BS Thread

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by amaes, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:17 PM
    Blackdawg

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  2. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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    He means center mount

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  3. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:27 PM
    Blackdawg

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    yea i know...that is center mount...look at it..

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  4. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:34 PM
    Emtmeyer

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    That's more on a narrower mounting point, center mount shares the same piece of metal on opposite faces, he still has over a foot between mounts, not saying it's bad, just not a true center. Looks like he just added lower brackets to mount to under the engine
     
  5. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:36 PM
    Conman117

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    You're talking center mount arms

    You're talking center mount diff

    Different things
     
  6. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:37 PM
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    Eh, same idea one is just 4wd and one is not. haha
     
  7. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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    Lol thanks conman, I was lacking vocabulary and brain cells. Is it just me or does his suspension look max droop at ride height?
     
  8. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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    that would explain it.
     
  9. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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    that shot isn't ride height.

    this is ride height.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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    check out the big ass heim in the spindles too...and the steering looks maxed but the lowers and cvs look ok
     
  11. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:42 PM
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    It's that spindle 2mm from the tire that's throwing me off
     
  12. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:43 PM
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    I think center mounting a-arms is for prerunners only.
    Even if you had a center mount diff, your a-arms would still have to be mounted the same distance apart as you cv's. Else they won't keep parallel throughout travel
     
  13. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:45 PM
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    It is 100% 2wd, but 4wd is pretty non existent in desert racing
     
  14. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:51 PM
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    What? Are you insane?
     
  15. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:52 PM
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    When you center mount the diff you can add a couple inches or so to each arm length without widening your stance at all. You may not gain as much as center mounting the A-arms on a Pre-runner but you still gain some.

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    That is a pic of the front diff. it is offset to the drivers side. If you center mount it you can remove the part that says remove (I actually found that pic on the internet on the first search haha) and add that much length to you arms, it is something like 6-8" IIRC. Although it would require a diff designed for center mount.

    Assuming that is 8", you could run A-arms that are +4" over and still have a factory stance. haha You could then run +7.5" arms and be the same stance as you guys currently running +3.5" kits.
     
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  16. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:58 PM
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    Google Ultra 4 Racing. Look at Shannon Campbell's rig :cool:
     
  17. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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    I was gonna say. All KOH rigs are 4wd. haha
     
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    Sorry I feel like ultra 4 is geared more towards crawling so in my own mine the are separate, let me specify, trophy trucks are 2wd
     
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