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Old August 11th, 2014, 07:10 PM   #1
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Had some issues all week/weekend, but got pointed to a video somebody had taken of one pass at the dunes
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Old August 11th, 2014, 08:56 PM   #2
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nice. I've never had anything with that much power.
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It makes OK power, I just need to figure out how to make it go forward and straight. Racing isn't much fun when you have to abort every pass.
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I would have to imagine that setting up suspension on that would be a treat. How much adjustment capability do you have?
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Basically none. Dad and I both had custom leaf springs made by AB Spring in GR, and they have worked really well, but in the end, it's just that, a leaf spring setup.
I've strapped down the front and tried a couple things, but short of a wheelie bar, nothing works. I'm guessing it's time to change suspension setups.
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You need a properly set up 4 link. Problem solved.
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Yeah, looks like it. I figured you had some sort of 4-bar setup.
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We stock with the leaf setup in the beginning after hearing from a few people the leaf would be much more forgiving on the street, since it's on the street a lot too.
But, probably time for a change. I'd like to find a CJ7 to move everything over to
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. I'd like to find a CJ7 to move everything over to

How about a suburban or full size blazer to put the power train in Daryl?

No more wheelie worries
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