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strut tower lift block input
Posted 18 December 2006 - 11:59 AM
I am putting on XT6 hubs so I am going to use an old set of OBS struts.
After re-drilling the strut towers to accomodate the OBS strut, I connected the top hole of my hub to the bottom hole of the strut.. The angle of the a-arm is pretty much level so I will need to make some sort of strut extender.
Overall I am putting in a 5 inch lift. The strut for the OBS is about an inch longer than the EA81 strut. I am not sure how much stiffer it is.
Should I wait for the engine and tranny to be put in before I make the strut block or should I make one according to the angle that I want the a-arm to be at unloaded?
Posted 18 December 2006 - 01:14 PM
Posted 19 December 2006 - 04:57 PM
I am putting in a 5 inch lift.
The strut for the OBS is about an inch longer than the EA81 strut.
sounds like you need a 4" block , maybe stick a chunk of 4" wood in there and after the engines all hooked if you like how it looks go 4"
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