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longer travel shocks or struts 85 wagon?

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#1 sheppie62


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Posted 28 October 2004 - 12:19 PM

Is there any way to get more suspension travel on a 85 4x4 wagon. Like shocks with longer stoke or different strut setup etc. Has anyone ever lowered gear ratios for larger tires.

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Posted 28 October 2004 - 01:52 PM

you gotta look around man. search works good here

the "transfer case mod", is about the only way to lower gearing for bigger tires.

gotta get a lift to get more travel afaik, but a lift alone doesnt help afaik

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Posted 28 October 2004 - 01:58 PM

Ok, I see the repair & mod column sorry!

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Posted 28 October 2004 - 05:14 PM

in the front you dont have room to get anything more without a lift, and most of the extra travel you can have is uptravel. A few people have made struts with longer travel shock inserts. In the rear, you can make double doj axles, custom coilovers and get about 9-10" travel max.

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