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Old 08-21-2010, 06:11 PM
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Default Suspension Question For Bumpy Roads

Is it possible to upgrade or tweak my stock suspension so I can travel on a bumpy road at 40-45 mph like a car does?
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Old 08-22-2010, 10:51 AM
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Default Re: Suspension Question For Bumpy Roads

A little. A rear sway bar might help if you don't have one. The main problem is the solid axle. Due to the nature of the design, they are going to hop on bumpy roads. It's just the nature of the beast.
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Old 08-22-2010, 05:56 PM
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Default Re: Suspension Question For Bumpy Roads

what kind of shocks do u have? are your stock leafs still good, or are they flattened?
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Old 08-22-2010, 06:04 PM
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Ttb ftw!!!
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Old 08-22-2010, 06:15 PM
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coilovers, then good rear shocks and deavers. front and rear sway bars and lower it a bit
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Old 08-22-2010, 07:25 PM
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i good set of shocks will help alot but it will still be a truck and it will ride like one. it will never handle like a car

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Ttb ftw!!!
not really, i like the TTB suspension but my IFS ranger handles and rides alot better than my TTB rangers ever did.
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Old 08-22-2010, 07:27 PM
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i good set of shocks will help alot but it will still be a truck and it will ride like one. it will never handle like a car



not really, i like the TTB suspension but my IFS ranger handles and rides alot better than my TTB rangers ever did.
Eh I don't own a newer one, but I've hit plenty of crappy gravel roads in my TTB and it did pretty well.
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Old 08-22-2010, 07:30 PM
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Eh I don't own a newer one, but I've hit plenty of crappy gravel roads in my TTB and it did pretty well.
i do like the TTB though. as far as off roading goes, id take the TTB over the IFS any day.
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Old 08-24-2010, 09:16 PM
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i have stock shocks. Does anyone have an idea of what shock i should upgrade to?
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Old 08-24-2010, 09:21 PM
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