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Old 05-19-2011, 06:13 PM
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FOA's are good as are Radflo's.

Steering is easy. Just make sure your panhard and steering link are approximately the same length and same angle so you don't have excessive bump steer.
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Old 05-19-2011, 06:21 PM
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yeah i need to read up more on the steering set up, you went with a 3 link correct?
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Old 05-19-2011, 06:26 PM
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yeah i need to read up more on the steering set up, you went with a 3 link correct?
Yep. 3 link with a panhard.

You should also look into getting the passenger side RA wristed for better flex.
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Old 05-19-2011, 06:27 PM
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what does that mean? and what is a panhard?
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Old 05-19-2011, 06:37 PM
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The panhard goes from the frame rail to the axle to locate the axle.

This is a wristed RA:
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Old 05-19-2011, 06:45 PM
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hmmm good things to know, i have seen panhards then, and understand what they do, just never knew the name, as for the radius arms i will have to keep that in mind. im trying to soak up as much info as i can right now. my friend rstangboi on here is going to help me with it, he did his SAS but he has leaf springs.
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Old 06-11-2011, 07:54 AM
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http://www.therangerstation.com/foru...d.php?t=107030

found this while looking for some more info on solid axle swapping.
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