Over vs. Bolt On Suspension
For Land Cruisers but gives you some food for thought on coil over suspensions.
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"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."
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In Adjustment Do-it-yourself
An Easy Way to Adjust the Toe-In
on Your Cruiser. With Diagram.
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on Rancho Shocks from 1998 Catalog
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/
Shock Pivot for Large Articulation Broncos
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.
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Mount Traction Bar
Good schematic pic by Kevin Lackey.
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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
Info Collection Articles from Vintage Bronco
This is an excellent collection of tech info with excellent pictures!
Open in new window: http://www.vintagebronco.com/colobronco/tech_frame.htm
Arm Wristed Arm
Another take on the twsiter wrister concept. Nicely done mod with good pics, documentation and pre- and post-mod testing.
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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.
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on Jim Howells' 4-Link Front
More info on Jim Howells' excellent 4-link front suspension.
Open in new window: http://w3.one.net/~marc/broncohio/tech/fourlink.html
Twister Radius Arm Install
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...