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3" Plastic Body Lift Blocks for a Pickup on a Subaru??
Posted 28 March 2009 - 09:01 PM
Posted 28 March 2009 - 09:10 PM
There are 2 ways to bolt everything back together. If you have pass through blocks, you bolt the block onto the body with the stock bolt and use another bolt to attach the subframe to the bottom of the block.
Or you just use longer bolts to go from the subframe to the body THROUGH the block. Either way... dont skimp on bolt quality.
Posted 28 March 2009 - 09:25 PM
Posted 28 March 2009 - 10:54 PM
on a suby, you are putting blocks between the suspension mounts and the body, and those bolts take the most stress of anything... that kind of stress will compress the plastic and lead to broken bolts, really easily...
it's really not that much more to use some 2x3 rect tubing .25 wall, and drill holes through...
either route, you are gonna need offset bolt blocks for the tops of the front struts, and a lengthened intermediate steering shaft.
Posted 28 March 2009 - 10:58 PM
Posted 29 March 2009 - 12:39 AM
if this was just for looks and this vehicle would only see gentleish street use, it'd probably be fine. but for the strains of wheeling.....Those captive nuts are the weak link, anything you can do to reinforce them is a good idea.
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