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long travel functionality

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by SargeSlapnuts, May 7, 2012.

  1. May 7, 2012 at 2:30 PM
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    SargeSlapnuts

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    well i would like to keep the fron ifs set up and possible go with a long travel setup for my truck. im just a bit unsure of how well a LT setup would perform on rocks, mud, and othe slow speed type of wheeling. can anyone enlighten me?
     
  2. May 7, 2012 at 2:32 PM
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    Stubbs95tacoma

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    There is a couple of guys up by Chicago with BADASS lt rock crawlers. Just put an arb up there and you will have a very capable rig
     
  3. May 7, 2012 at 2:40 PM
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    do they flex alot better than a stock ifs setup???
     
  4. May 7, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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  5. May 7, 2012 at 3:08 PM
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  6. May 7, 2012 at 3:09 PM
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    I debated this for a while. As much as LT cost, you could get a crawler and front locker and be way more capable than if you just got LT. Thats just how im looking at it, I would love to have LT and maybe later down the road after I get a crawler and locker I might get LT.
     
  7. May 7, 2012 at 3:13 PM
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    No experience with it myself but I've also heard that LT preforms ok crawling, but like Rebel said, if you want to do crawling, better to go with lockers and what not. Go LT if you plan to actually hit some high speed stuff hard or else it'll probably just end up being overkill and a waste of money.
     
  8. May 7, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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    Yes it flexes better than stock, but it's still IFS.

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    ^This.
    Unless you plan on hauling ass, LT would most likely be a waste of money.
    A midtravel will actually help you on narrower trails. If you're keeping IFS, I'd suggest a solid midtravel and use the extra money on gears, lockers, hookers, and a stripper pole.
     
  9. May 7, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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  12. May 7, 2012 at 3:27 PM
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  13. May 7, 2012 at 3:39 PM
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  14. May 7, 2012 at 5:02 PM
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    Oh yea you can crawl LT...

    Solid axle is still better, but you can crawl one minute and haul ass the next. Solid axle sucks at high speed.
     
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    I think he was talking about most solid axle'd tacomas wont handle speed very well. whoops, jumps, shit you would do with LT.
     
  17. May 7, 2012 at 5:52 PM
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  18. May 7, 2012 at 5:58 PM
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  19. May 7, 2012 at 10:38 PM
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    To answer this original question: yes LT will handle better in crawling than stock no question about it and for one main reason, more travel.
     
  20. May 7, 2012 at 10:40 PM
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    toms truck is lt'd up front with expos out back, isnt it?
     
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