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Old December 11th, 2012, 10:49 AM   #1
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Please note that this is not my vehicle, i'm only posting pictures for informational purposes. All rights, that I am aware of, are property of Sinister Diesel and MKM Customs.

Since most of you probably have more knowledge in custom suspension than I do, I was just curious if this setup would be considered a parallel 4-link w/ panhard bar, or if its just a radius arm setup. My confusion comes with the separate link coming off the lower arm.
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Old December 11th, 2012, 11:10 AM   #2
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Nice hybrid. Would have been better if they got rid or the trac bar. But its not really for wheeling. Looks really cool.
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Old December 11th, 2012, 11:21 AM   #3
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It's radius arms front and rear. Trackbar is needed to keep the axle under the rig.

The fabricated lower link has rod ends at axle and frame, the upper link is mounted on the fabricated link, making this pretty similar to the design of a rubicon express type radius arm setup; just a lot fancier looking.
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Old December 11th, 2012, 12:28 PM   #4
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Okay thats kind of what I thought, just wasn't 100% because of the upper and lower links, but considering the upper links are in fact heim jointed into the lower arm, its kind of a no brainer ehh?
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what is the chassis 08-10 ford psd? looks really clead around the engine with the tubular exhaust and lack of clutter and cladding
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Old December 13th, 2012, 02:40 PM   #6
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Nope, 2003 Ford Excursion.
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Old December 13th, 2012, 03:06 PM   #7
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Nice model, is that from the Franklin mint?
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Nope built by the guys at Sinister Diesel
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