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1. converting a 2" lift to 4" whats your thoughts? 2. making body spacer blocks..
Posted 26 June 2012 - 12:44 PM
what are your thoughts on taking a 2" strut spacer, we'll use one from Bill Ohmlin, hypothetially...
getting some 1.5" square tubing and cutting in a fashion of OneEye lift technique, and then welding them onto the strut spacer for a taller lift?
im crazy for thinkin of it?
2.. to lower the suspension tube, and the radius rod mounts, would 11gauge steel work for a 1 or 2" spacer? or need something a bit larger?
Posted 26 June 2012 - 04:26 PM
Posted 26 June 2012 - 05:41 PM
That being said, It is possible, but I would def. go above 1/8th if you are going to use it at all.Many have tried going lightweight before, didna work.
We use 12 ga steel at work ALOT.As strong as it is, it is not meant for such structural pieces that will be getting continuous stress like these blocks do.Even engineered properly it just to thin of a material.
Posted 26 June 2012 - 07:18 PM
so, 3/16" or 1/4" would be what to look for then eh?
Posted 26 June 2012 - 08:52 PM
Posted 26 June 2012 - 09:29 PM
just wanna work on some 4" lift blocks for the struts, then i'll make some spacers for the crossmemeber, radius rod/trans mount, and rear suspension tube.
the rear will suck as my bolts are siezed up, gonna drill them out and retap the holes on that side.... ugh! i just hope i dont have to cut in and access it from the top of the frame.
Posted 27 June 2012 - 01:09 AM
Posted 01 July 2012 - 09:35 PM
I would suggest either making or buying proper 4" strut spacers, and selling your 2" spacers. You could probably get some decent money for them if you put them on your local Craigslist and offered to help whomever buys it to install it on their Sooby.
Posted 01 July 2012 - 09:41 PM
i think i am going to try to scrounge up and buy the front and rear 4" spacers, i can probably fab up the rest, unless i can find enough for a whole kit, but i doubt thats gonna happen unless i find a used one.
i dont know if i would be albe to sell the 2" kit locally, i think toms (theloyale) the only guy in town that'd be lookin to lift a soob. and he already did!
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