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Mid Travel with BS Thread

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by MightyMouse-SCT, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Nov 25, 2013 at 8:53 PM
    kbauman92

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    since were on the topic of cv bind and such, ive test fitted my 2.5x6" coilovers and theres about 1/2" of shaft left at full droop, im not sure if its my cv's binding or the LR UCA's, am i gonna need to run limit straps so i dont break things at full droop?
     
  2. Nov 25, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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    Maybe the ball jount on the LCA.
     
  3. Nov 25, 2013 at 8:55 PM
    JLee

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    You can feel it bind if they do bind at full droop. Just try and spin the tire with your hands with the truck on jack stands. If the CV is binding you can feel it as you try and turn it.
     
  4. Nov 25, 2013 at 8:58 PM
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    That is what I am thinking. Not for sure though. Guess I should have played with it while I had my UCA apart. I have it aligned now and don't want to take it apart again.
     
  5. Nov 26, 2013 at 7:34 AM
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    You removed the sway bar right? That will allow tons more wheel travel compared to stock. If you're running a 33"+ start making room. LOL

    I had to space my superbumps with washers as my UCA's have smacked holes in my upper fenders.
     
  6. Nov 26, 2013 at 7:40 AM
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    I already have dents in my fenders from my UCA'S and I have a 1" body lift. Haha

    Ditched the sway bar a long time ago now. I practically need to to tub for 33's because they beat on my fender wells pretty hard as it is. May be worse now that I changed to superbumps...
     
  7. Nov 26, 2013 at 7:41 AM
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    Yup, superbumps squish down quite a ways when pushed hard. Gonna space mine a bit soon.
     
  8. Nov 26, 2013 at 7:46 AM
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  9. Nov 26, 2013 at 7:47 AM
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    Wish I never got them for the rear.....LOL!

    Maybe I should slow down? Nah
     
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    Superbumps are too soft for the rear as well?
     
  11. Nov 26, 2013 at 7:59 AM
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    The ones I have.....can bottom them out "supereasy". I'm running AP standards and ext travel 5100s but the valving on 5100s suck!

    Once I save for a bigger 2.5" shock we'll see if that helps but I'll prob just throw a bolt on hydro bump anyways.
     
  12. Nov 26, 2013 at 8:05 AM
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    Do they at least bump your travel in the rear though? If they do I wouldn't be too concerned. I'm pretty sure I run out of up travel up front rather than the super bumps stopping it...
     
  13. Nov 26, 2013 at 8:06 AM
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    So you didn't check if yours was binding at bump or droop...and you don't know what's limiting travel?

    :popcorn:
     
  14. Nov 26, 2013 at 8:13 AM
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    Nope... haha ill find out what happens today. I stuffed and ddrooed it yesterday on the trail fine though.

    I think it is the LCA limiting both but that's unconfirmed. With the ORI's in their internal bump limits my down travel though. Hopefully the superbumps do at least something for the up travel.
     
  15. Nov 26, 2013 at 8:26 AM
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    all i can say brady is dont huck it like you did before in the channel with superbumps...
     
  16. Nov 26, 2013 at 8:28 AM
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    Sounds about right... although the ORI's should help soften the landing now. I had the front in the air twice yesterday though and all 4 in the air once. Not a whole lot of air though. Maybe a foot at the most. There is a nice spot to catch a little air right by the house here.
     
  17. Nov 26, 2013 at 9:08 AM
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    Thanks, and when I do the install and check and it's not cv binding id assume it's the lbj? Which I would still need limit Straps because I really don't want that binding
     
  18. Nov 26, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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    Man that looks good!! I wish I had the 2.5s in the rear, I just have vs 2.0s hahahhah
     
  19. Nov 26, 2013 at 1:01 PM
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  20. Nov 26, 2013 at 1:05 PM
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    Off topic but how do you like the standards? I'm a first gen and running no weight in the bed but how do you like the performance off road?
     

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