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the finer details of  a spring lift

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by dingo, Mar 4, 2003.

  1. dingo

    dingo

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    allright I got 4 inch lift springs for my 76 fj40. I got a couple of Q's

    1) what length/ angle should I run for shackles
    2) what degree shims should I run (6?) what kind, and where to get them, do they need to be welded?
    3) do i really have to extend my brake lines, or can i just relocate them.
    4) I dont need to lenghthen my drive shafts do I?
    5) do I need a drop pitman arm (stock steering) 76 fj40

    Any other pointers would be appreciated 8)
     
  2. Mavric1298

    Mavric1298

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    Re: the finer details of  a spring lift

    2)look at SOR the have a guide and they sell em
    3) should get new longer lines
    4) you shouldnt need to
    5) Nope!
     
  3. Chef

    Chef

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    Re: the finer details of  a spring lift

    1) what length/ angle should I run for shackles
    I run 1" over stock to let the springs flatten on compression
    2) what degree shims should I run (6?)  what kind, and where to get them, do  they need to be welded?
    I didn't use any, bds springs have the caster built in
    3) do i really have to extend my brake lines, or can  i just relocate them.
    Run longer ones
    4) I dont need to lenghthen my drive shafts do I?
    Negative
    5) do I need a drop pitman arm  (stock steering) 76 fj40
    Negative

    Any other pointers would be appreciated 8)[/quote]