What can u tell me on Broncos? - Page 2 - Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest

Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Ford Tech
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino

greatlakes4x4.com is the premier Great Lakes 4x4 Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Search
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old June 5th, 2011, 08:07 AM   #21
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 31,123
iTrader: (61)
Mentioned: 7 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bigblockford79 View Post
Really depends on the intended use. You are going to be DD'ing this so tire wear would be a huge concern and unless you plan on running high speeds offroad you would be better suited with a SAS than TTB. Lifting a TTB can result in bad front end geometry (most off the shelf lift kits don't get it right) and badly worn tires. With the cost of new tires skyrocketing my opinion is to do the SAS and be done with it. A D44 solid front isn't any stronger than the TTB 44 as far as wheel joints and shafts are concerned, but the major benefit is the simplicity of the solid axle and its relatively easy set-up.

My ranger with the a 4" skyjacker TTB lift worn a half inch off the outside edge of my new LTB's (31x11.5-15) in less than 1000 miles. The lift was installed per the instructions, all new springs and ball joints were also installed and I had it aligned twice at a local tire shop and still had the tire wear issue.
Find somebody better to do the alignments. I have owned multiple lifted ttbs and aligned them all myself and have never had tire wear issues.
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old June 5th, 2011, 09:42 AM   #22
TopGunn
Burried
 
TopGunn's Avatar
 
Join Date: 01-24-10
Location: Livonia
Posts: 248
iTrader: (1)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to TopGunn Send a message via MSN to TopGunn
Default

No tire wear issues on my lifted TTB, I have atleast 5,000 miles on my M/T's no wear. An extended Radius arm TTB lift with new bushings and joints would be the direction id go, if you plan to DD it. OTK steering flip also helps on 6+ inches, I do agree stay away from the 302 everyone ive driven is a turd in stock form that is.
TopGunn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 5th, 2011, 12:20 PM   #23
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 31,123
iTrader: (61)
Mentioned: 7 Post(s)
Default

Man I think my maf 302, 3.55s and 33s gets around just fine. Scoots just as good as my wifes 98 5.0 explorer with 4.10s
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Ford Tech

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:40 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright 2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Page generated in 0.09635 seconds with 29 queries