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Moving rear axle

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by woodchuck, Jun 12, 2003.

  1. woodchuck

    woodchuck

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    I am going to install a 4" skyjacker lift this weekend and have been racking my mind for anything else I should do or consider doing while I'm in there. One thing I remember someone discussing was either flipping the rear springs or relocating the hangers. I see the benefits, stability, center the wheels in the wheel well allowing for larger tires, etc. What are the draw backs? Is it worth the extra effort?
     
  2. bad_religion_au

    bad_religion_au

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    a change in driveshaft lengths is one issue. some believe that flipping the hangers results in more dive under brakes.
     
  3. brian

    brian SILVER Star

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    i got an easy one for you.
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    if you go on the smaller side i think you can get away with out needing a longer drive shaft.

    just going .75" centers the wheel in the wheelwell real nice.

    hth.