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post #21 of 28 (permalink) Old 11-05-2009, 10:09 AM Thread Starter
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WOW...... ive spent the last 3 days just trying to cram my brain with all the years of test and tune you guys have in these broncos! Fantastic group here, cant wait to get my project up and running. my eyeballls hurt
seriously cant stop reading!
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http://www.therangerstation.com/Maga..._link_tech.htm Link to a very informative page on 4-link I just ran across.
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Good thread... Im looking to do more of this then slow mudding.
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Listen to Wilson I have learned a great deal from reading his lessons.

Keeping it low profile.....
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Since I live in the desert, it would only make sense to build my bronco up as a pre runner . I'm still deciding what I want to do with the front end...The southwest performance bolt on DD looks sweet, and Threat makes seems to make some very reasonable C&T setups. Decisions, decisions...
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Go with Threat, good dude and good parts
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Paul

I have King 2.5" hydraulic bumps all the way around on my Bronco with Deaver 13 leaf race packs and two link in the rear. At a place like San Felipe last week the bumps got a pretty good workout. I was watching closely because I just upgraded from 2.5 to 3.0 4 tube bypasses. The bump stops definitely stop the big hits and although with the shock tuning I am not hitting as hard or as often, I still feel that they are important to have.

I raced for several years in both stock mini and stock full using Deaver race packs and two bypass shocks on each corner on both trucks. In those classes, hydro bumps are not allowed and I can tell you it was a huge disadvantage. I used to replace the blown out rubber stops every race, by the end all that would be left is the plate and bolt. I tried to set up the bypass shocks on the stock full to work as a bump with a ton of compression in the final part of the stroke but it was not nearly as smooth as having the hydro bumps.
do you have a build thread on your rig? would be interested in reading it and seeing what went into your build as i have an 84 and my plans for it happen to be along the lines of what youve done with yours.

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