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Old March 11th, 2009, 08:48 PM   #95
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Originally Posted by VonDirt View Post
nah, your fine -

the difference between your wheel travel and the axle to bump travel is driven by how far out the bump stop is from the axle center line.

when one side is stuffed and the other droops, the axle pivots at that point and the stuffed side will continue to go up till the drooped side runs out of travel. if your bumps are out board it wont move much, if there more inboard it will move alot more - like a seesaw.

i dont think theres an exact right answer. youd just want to be sure everything clears and your shocks arent acting as the stops when its stuffed.
I looked at it again tonight. When I combine putting the front back together, putting the other 2 holes back in for the steering box, and the fact that I need to move my spring perches......I'm pretty sure I'm going to cut and make my own front frame. This should allow me to run high steer in the front if I decide to go to it in the future. I have some more research to do on the grill/radiator section now.
I'm thinking something like this:

Off to do some research
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