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Old 10-27-2008, 08:01 AM
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Old 12-02-2008, 10:32 AM
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when I got mine (used) i was running just the main leaf and nothing else. This flexed great, but with no traction bar in the back I kept tacoing the rear springs, and with the battery up front it had no uptravel due to the springs compressing under the weight.

I am building a traction bar in the rear now, added a missing link setup in the rear, which allows for more droop. In the front I added a panhard bar, and put the long springs under the main springs in the front.

The front is way to stiff now, but I haven't tried to break them in either.

I think I will wind up taking the long springs back off the front and I want to go with longer shocks as that is what is limiting it now. I am using turned down TLT shocks with no springs.
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Old 12-18-2008, 07:30 AM
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Hi, can someone explain what is the use of this part?


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Old 12-18-2008, 08:15 AM
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It's a traction bar.. it stops the axle twisting under load. That means you can run fewer leafs and therefor get more articulation, as the torque of the truck won't (shouldn't) twist the leafs out of shape.
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Old 12-18-2008, 08:25 AM
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Cool,, thanks
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Old 12-18-2008, 10:25 PM
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Originally Posted by ARMRASTLER View Post
the front is going on tonight.

hello bro.... i'm kenny from malaysia can i ask you a question.. about your f350. can you let me know,how long is the link size ball end to ball end XXmm..??? Front and rear. TQ bro....
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:31 AM
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I have the sizes of the links required to do a four link, and a few ways to get max articulation out of the stock leafspring setup.

parts off the top of my head for the rear, Tamiya provided 4 link mount, axial ax10 98mm rods with short m3 rod ends, longer screws and a bit of paitence. I will put up the actuall measurements of everything required, right now for the front I will have to get the sizes, and the front is easiest to setup with a panhard bar, and 2 lower links.
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Old 01-31-2009, 04:45 PM
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love that blue truck right here lol
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Old 02-06-2009, 10:33 PM
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Where do i find the piece that the links are connected to on the rear diff?
In the pic it's the silver piece,not the skidplate but the piece on the diff.
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Old 02-28-2009, 11:25 AM
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nice truck !!! going to setup my rig . yahh realy stiff no flex
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Old 04-03-2009, 08:29 AM
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I would also like to see more detail of axle setup for the 4link
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:22 PM
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im using the main leaf and the longest helper spring on top for my hilux and when i compress the suspension the top leaf binds on the front shackle. anyone else have this problem?
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