Springover

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by mpguy, Oct 27, 2005.

  1. mpguy

    mpguy

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    I have a stock 81 FJ40. I would like to increase ground clearance by moving the springs above the axles. My questions are: how will this affect my steering setup and how do I compensate this problem, and are there any problems that I don't know about but should consider before starting this project? I am a 2 bananna guy.
     
  2. woody

    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    http://www.ih8mud.com/cruisertech.php

    left column, spring over axle section, FIRST article by Andre....then go back and read the other 10ish links there....

    then, return with questions.... ;)

    (oh, and welcome! :flipoff2: )
     
  3. camcruiser13

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    has been beat to death, your new so we'll let it slide,

    not


    DO A SEARCH!!!!
     
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    it might be a more than a 2 banana project. but well worth it, i just finished my soa about 2 months ago.

    priceless
     
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    rusty_tlc Dain Bramaged Member

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    Read as many on-line articles as you can. I would also highly recomend you contact the local TLCA chapter or other Land Cruiser Club. I am 100% positive somebody there has done this, probably most. You can look at thier setup(s) and get a better idea of how it works than any amount of web pictures.
     
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    Crossover steering
    Cut and turn
    Driveshafts
    Extended brake lines

    Just to name a few. ;)

    Welcome NewB! Search function is your friend.

    :beer:
     
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    way to scare him off hawk, we were trying to get him to do soa and get half way through and then he would be in too deep
     
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