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long travel functionality

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

  1. May 7, 2012 at 10:54 PM
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    MonkeyProof

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    yes it is:D and it all works great on the rocks

    AllPro Expo springs flex great:
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    AllPro LT up front:
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  2. May 7, 2012 at 10:54 PM
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    it will definitely help rock crawling - unless you constantly navigate very narrow trails. If you're too wide, you may not be able to go certain places.

    Check the last pages of my build page. A 3" wider LT would simply not be able to make it through these sections. My stock truck is almost too wide to make it through these areas. That would be the only downside.
     
  3. May 7, 2012 at 10:56 PM
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    I'm very impressed with the allpro expos we put on My brothers truck. And this is coming from a guy who hates leaf springs!
     
  4. May 7, 2012 at 10:58 PM
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    i have the AllPro LT kit which is 2" over stock plus i have 1.5" spacers, there hasnt been a trail i have not been able to do because of how wide i am :cookiemonster:


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  5. May 7, 2012 at 10:59 PM
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    :cookiemonster:

    Too bad AP doesnt make a LT kit for 1st gens
     
  6. May 7, 2012 at 11:05 PM
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    i bet they would sell a lot if they had a kit
     
  7. May 7, 2012 at 11:12 PM
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    yes they would :spy:
     
  8. May 7, 2012 at 11:34 PM
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    nice. I guess it just depends on how narrow we're talking:
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXXZpgZO2-Q&feature=player_embedded

    I scrapped the sides of my bumeprs, doors, bedsides, and sliders because the truck was "too" wide to navigate certain areas without sacrificing scraping the sides. My tires were as wide as could be in order to make it up the section in the part of the video where I am going up the narrow incline chute - I literally had both tires already rubbing against both sides of this section simultaneously.
     
  9. May 8, 2012 at 1:09 AM
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    ok so mid travel would prolly do me some good. . . any suggestions on good mid travel setups?
     
  10. May 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
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    But you do have a 1st gen and you are a little narrower so if you got a 3.5'' over kit you would only be slightly wider than a 2nd gen. Does this sound right?
     
  11. May 8, 2012 at 7:48 AM
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    yes but i have been spots where if i was any wider i wouldn't had made it through. im just trying to find a better alternative than chopping up my truck and spending $4000-$5000 for sas then having it not running for a month.
     
  12. May 8, 2012 at 10:44 AM
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    yes, cab mount chop, that is all
     
  13. May 8, 2012 at 10:55 AM
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    Lol went from lt and sas to midtravel..probably 5100s coming soon
     
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