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Old 02-24-2017, 08:39 PM
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I like it. Are you going to mount the coil overs to where the original leaf spring was on the control arm?
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Old 03-01-2017, 08:43 AM
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I had figured on just replacing the shocks. I will have to change the mounts.
I haven't gotten rid of the spring yet. I would like to find a dearched spring, but I haven't found anything yet.
I have figured out that the cheap and easy stuff has already been done.
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Old 04-04-2017, 08:09 AM
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Figured you guys were due for an update.
I got the trailing arms put together. I need to get some more bolts.
I was able to retain the leaf spring by installing longer bolts.
The stock shock system is going to work. I need to make a top bracket for them.
Most of the things I figured would be a big problem worked themselves out and some simple items are proving to be a problem. I need a 9/16" bolt 10" long. Doesn't sound too unreasonable, but I am not having any luck finding one.
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:59 AM
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https://www.fastenal.com/products/details/18283
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Old 04-05-2017, 11:31 AM
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Holy crap, $38 each!
I was able to find a 9/16" u bolt that was long enough. I cut off the straight part and welded a nut to the top. Works good.
I had to relocate the sway bar to the rear because the trailing arms hit. Working on shock mounts.
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