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    Take Death Trap to the next level

    I don’t recall offhand but, but coil length bucket/bucket needs to be about 11” at ride height if I remember right
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    Take Death Trap to the next level

    It did drive out of the shop and back in today which is always a win in my opinion. here is a pic of the lower link mount/skid I built which is a lot of steel packed into a small space, I’m quite happy with how it came out. 2nd pic is sitting on stock Gladiator rear coil springs, it looks...
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    Take Death Trap to the next level

    alcan just makes leaf springs. We 4-linked the rear and are using coil springs which is what Peter is talking about. The front suspension is 40 series leaf springs and pretty much sorted.
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    Take Death Trap to the next level

    I think we need a bigger bore MC like 1-3/16 or 1-1/4”
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    Sniper "issue" question.....

    Crazy thought but have you considered tuning it beyond the startup wizard
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    Thoughts on BJ60?

    I’ve worked on that 60. Its is a absolute pile of s*** and worth $1k max, and that’s just because it has new springs on it (which I installed). The rest is 100% scrap. looks like someone picked it up and slapped paint on it. Everything from the doors down is 100% bondo, the rest complete farmer...
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    Take Death Trap to the next level

    Making lots of forwards progress. Today’s work, Suspension cycled for shock measurements, shock mounts done, temporary used 5125’s installed, frame side coil mounts done, brake lines done, axle and links installed for good, shorter oil filter installed to clear front DS, front axle, steering...
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    Take Death Trap to the next level

    Solid day today. wheelbase and link mounts finalized, links made, transmission mount made, looking good so far. Goal is driving Friday :)
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    Builds fj60 going to EV FJ45

    I have a big nose
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    Rear axle identification help

    nothing im aware of. I'm sure you could weld tabs and out 80 rear discs/calipers on it pretty easily. Not sure why youd want to use that axle in a 60 anyways
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    FJ62 speedometer VSS

    Why would the 3FE need a VSS?
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    Epic FJ43 TCase explosion. Good time to upgrade?

    *Sigh* another south american hackjob
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    Rear axle identification help

    That's the Dolphin/chinook dually conversion axle from the camper pickups
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    Looking for the perfect Chevota clutch setup

    just stating my experiences from my own builds and my customer builds :meh: I havent had the issues that you describe in your fancy clutch sales add :meh:
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    Looking for the perfect Chevota clutch setup

    Stock GM stuff works perfectly
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