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EA82 3" Lift Dimensions (strut towers) Here they are....Maybe

ea82 lift strut solidworks dimensions schematic instructions

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#1 c5h5nino

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 04:33 PM

Good afternoon All,

 

I have been looking around for specific dimensions of strut towers for a lift (3").  I haven't found much, and I have asked a few people which went no where.  So here it is, I did some measuring, modeling, and drafting and this is what I came up with.  Please let me know how I did? If I need to make changes let me know...

 

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Lewis 

 

 

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#2 sumoco

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 04:59 PM

Thank you very much, a lot of people are very rude when you ask them about things like this

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 05:53 PM

I can't remember off the top of my head but don't the top and bottom plates have to offset to clear?

 

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 06:04 PM

that makes sense, I thought they were offset for ease of installing the bolts, but I could be wrong...I haven't installed a lift yet. I am in the process of measuring, modeling and drafting and then some fabing. Just want the experts to look over the prints first. I am willing to draft it all up and have it publicly available to whomever....


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Posted 09 July 2014 - 06:29 PM

One corner will make it super tight to fit cause it will contact the side of the strut tower if your not carefull. Id rotate the bottom for max clearance there

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 09:53 PM

When I make strut lifts, I set the angle at 17-18* instead of 15*. The negative camber you gain helps with on-road manners. I'm pretty sure 15* will get you positive camber, which gets really annoying.

 

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 10:37 AM

The 3 bolt holes are an even triangle.....looks like you;ve got them slightly off.



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Posted 14 July 2014 - 09:12 AM

Good morning all,

 

Thanks for all the information.  I rotated the bottom plate, so it is parallel with the frame.  I also increased the angle to 17°.  Attached is the updated drawing reflecting the changes please let me know how it looks?  I plan on building the lift components on Friday and installing them this weekend.  I will take pictures and continue to update this thread.  Does any one know the dimensions of the angled pieces that drop the rear struts (picture above)?  I would like to draw up the rest of the components (rear strut brackets and frame spacers), so myself and future members can have the information at their finger tips. 

 

Gloyale, I measured the distance of the holes they are all 4.85 apart.  The 4.2 dimension is a rise distance not an aligned distance between holes (please see the attached drawing).

 

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 07:49 PM

If I'm making an ea81 lift do I need to offset the top and bottom since it isn't a triangle?

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 11:17 PM

Yes , as is said above , it needs about 6mm offset for every 1" of lift ( mixed metric/imperial - sorry) to get the right camber

 

If I'm making an ea81 lift do I need to offset the top and bottom since it isn't a triangle?


Edited by Henpecked, 19 July 2014 - 11:19 PM.


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Posted 21 July 2014 - 01:41 AM

Yes , as is said above , it needs about 6mm offset for every 1" of lift ( mixed metric/imperial - sorry) to get the right camber

6mm=~1/4"
And
2.54cm=1"

Edited by Tman1058, 21 July 2014 - 01:50 AM.






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