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Suspension Overview

Suspensions are probably the single most common mod for EBs. I'll be adding a lot more here over the next month.

- Paul Nowak

Web Pages Featuring Suspension Overview
  Coil Over vs. Bolt On Suspension
For Land Cruisers but gives you some food for thought on coil over suspensions.
Open in new window: http://www.geocities.com/Baja/Dunes/6948/suspension_tech.h...

The RAMP
"This ramp is used for measuring suspension articulation on off-road trucks. Jacques Garden's suspension includes Rancho 3" fullsize coils, rancho add a leaf w/ 2 inch block, RS 5000s singles F&R. 2 inch body lift. The tires are 35 inch BFG Mud Terrains on 15x10 rims."
Open in new window: http://broncohq.com/~p-nowak/bronco/html/the_ramp.html

Toe In Adjustment Do-it-yourself  Pictures
An Easy Way to Adjust the Toe-In on Your Cruiser. With Diagram.
Open in new window: http://www.geocities.com/Baja/Dunes/6948/toe-in-adjust.htm...

Specs on Rancho Shocks from 1998 Catalog  Pictures
This is a partial list of shocks available from Rancho. Included are the shocks for off-road use. Car and other applications have been left out. Specifications are from the1998 Rancho master catalog.
Open in new window: http://www.off-road.com/toyota/tech/shocks/

Simple Shock Pivot for Large Articulation Broncos  Pictures
A simple dual pivot mount made to allow freedom of motion in two rotational planes. This additional flexibility is needed in Twister arm modified Broncos.
Open in new window: http://www.vintagebronco.com/coby/images/shocks/

Center Mount Traction Bar  Pictures
Good schematic pic by Kevin Lackey.
Open in new window: http://www.geocities.com/Baja/Ravine/3436/

PSVB Picnic Photo Collection
A bunch of good photos from a summer club meeting of PSVB. Includes Quinn's 4 corner coil setup with the wristed arm and Roger Bell with his coils and air-bag suspension. Also a pic of Jim Cole with Duff's newest suspension.
Open in new window: http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Downs/8616/psvb.html

Tech Info Collection Articles from Vintage Bronco  Pictures
This is an excellent collection of tech info with excellent pictures!
Open in new window: http://www.vintagebronco.com/colobronco/tech_frame.htm

Strong Arm Wristed Arm   Pictures
Another take on the twsiter wrister concept. Nicely done mod with good pics, documentation and pre- and post-mod testing.
Open in new window: http://members.aol.com/stknrdr/wrist.html

4-Link Front Suspension  Pictures
This is a great idea and it seems like Jim Howell did a fine job designing and building it. The basic idea is similar to what is currently being used on Jeep Cherokees (comapact and Grand) and Ram 1500 pickups.
Open in new window: http://members.aol.com/ej77eb3/

More on Jim Howells' 4-Link Front  Pictures
More info on Jim Howells' excellent 4-link front suspension.
Open in new window: http://w3.one.net/~marc/broncohio/tech/fourlink.html

Wristed Twister Radius Arm Install  Pictures
This is the ticket for better front axle articulation. Early Broncos experience a binding problem with in the "C" bushings on the front end that prevents the front axle from articulating drastically. The radius arms act as an anti sway device by restricting the movement of each wheel, independently of the other
Open in new window: http://www.lonestar-ebc.com/content/tech/fabrication/wrist...

 
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