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I-beam suspension

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#1 sumoco

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 02:33 PM

Has anyone ever seen i beam suspension on a subaru, i've looked around but have not seen anything please post some sweet pics if you have them



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Posted 23 January 2014 - 03:21 PM

I beam?like whats on fords?In which case,why? I have a friend who swapped a D44 under his ranger because the I beam setup had far less ground clearance than my EA81 wagon with 235/75/15 mud tires.I could follow the trail and not touch anything on the car,even with 35"s he still plowed dirt.



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Posted 23 January 2014 - 03:32 PM

it may be called something else but i saw a guy with a truck with this suspension system that as he accelerated the beams attached to his body and wheels came inwards launching his lift up to about 3 feet but it sat with only about a foot lift, it was honestly one of the coolest things i've ever seen. I Asked him what kind of suspension is was and he said i beam



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Posted 24 January 2014 - 02:28 AM

yea I beams work well for desert racing but they suck hard for everything else.



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Posted 25 January 2014 - 02:28 PM

damn well that's a bummer since they look so cool, thanks for the response uberoo



#6 rpholz

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 07:22 PM

Twin I beam is the name for that suspension

And as stated it sucks. Not to mention the weight added and headache, fab time requires for a inferior suspension.

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 07:37 PM

And it is really tough on tires



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Posted 28 January 2014 - 01:24 PM

Doesn't work well with axles either.

 

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