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Old 03-24-2012, 11:53 PM
Frosty Frosty is offline
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Default Soften bumps/ditches?

I like to drive somewhat fast down a trail not far from my house. I'm not pulling jumps or anything, just a trail with some rough spots. However, when I hit random small ditches (where rain drained the dirt away) it kills my suspension. I'm afraid I'll break something one of these days.

I'm not trying to build a professional prerunner, but I'd like to soften these impacts some. What would be the simplest way to do that? (I'd really rather not have to get a whole new suspension system if I don't have to.)

'01 V6 3.0L 2WD Coilspring front

Thanks for any suggestions!
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:25 AM
hwhmobile hwhmobile is offline
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Default Re: Soften bumps/ditches?

Idk if this will help with your suspension but I have independent front suspension and When I tool out my sway bar my front suspension became 10X's smoother.
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Old 03-25-2012, 06:56 PM
shayne shayne is offline
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Dixon Bros Racing and Camberg engineering make some sweet 2WD suspension kits I've heard, and removing your swaybar helps too
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