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Old 06-09-2011, 07:15 PM
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well isnt that pretty much what i have...? not the best pic here...
all of the shocks need to come off as do the ladder bars and the track bar. for you i would do a triangulated four link you can google that really easy tons of info on it. or you could do it the easy way and go back to leafs...
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Old 06-10-2011, 04:40 AM
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4 link is definitely better than a 3 link, but you better know what you're doing, or the thing wont ride or flex worth shit
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Old 06-10-2011, 02:21 PM
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i have a buddy that is a good fabricator, and good with 4 link, hes quite busy tho....and right now i dont have the budget for that....
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Old 06-10-2011, 02:58 PM
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I think I would loose the shocks facing forward. Change those angled bars coming down to just that upper one. You could leave the traction bars. As for your steering issues, the radius arms will not effect the steering. If you caster is out that could F with your steering. Are you getting death wobble? or what are the symptoms of your bad steering?
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Old 06-10-2011, 03:18 PM
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the steering....well driving down the road you can feel it pull to the left some and when i correct it it becomes a back and forth thing, constantly correcting it, from one side to the other... resulting in all over the road, and when on dirt road the rear becomes loose.....checked everything....only thing i can find is the drag link ends may be a little wore... not real bad tho....
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Old 06-10-2011, 03:23 PM
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check and make sure everything in the front is tight...
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Old 06-10-2011, 03:26 PM
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post a pic of the front end like you did with the rear, lets have a looksee
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Old 06-10-2011, 05:35 PM
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best pic i have at the moment....
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Old 06-10-2011, 05:40 PM
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have someone turn the wheel and check and make sure this joint does not slip

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Old 06-10-2011, 05:44 PM
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its does just a little bit...
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Old 06-10-2011, 06:06 PM
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its does just a little bit...
it should not have play when you turn...that'll cause the front to wander.
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Old 06-10-2011, 06:16 PM
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looks like the geometry is off on the drag link and that trac bar. they both should be in the same plane. Do you have a large enough drop pitman? is it to much drop?

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Old 06-10-2011, 06:46 PM
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not sure on the pitman, it has a pretty good drop, arround 4 inch or more...
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Old 06-10-2011, 06:50 PM
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Pitman arms fine. The track bar's gotta be moved up on the axle or down on the frame.
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Old 06-10-2011, 07:20 PM
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ok, i can move it up on the bracket, shouldnt be too hard, will that small of an amount make a difference?
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