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Old 11-14-2011, 10:35 PM
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Can anyone give me an estimate on front suspension distance travel on a 32 ford frame? I have a new tci 4" drop axle with multiple leafs. I need to know approximately so I can set the rear end where I want it which is level. I have the frame leveled in a jig. I want only the tire diameter to give a slight rack, not the suspension. Thank you

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Just a little confused here, if you wanted it level, why install a dropped axle? If you want the chassis level wouldn't you want to reduce rear height by 4"?? Maybe I'm over sinplifying it?
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No, I am building the chassis at level. Ride height would be a different issue. (your drop axle question) I want the front and rear wheel center line built level as well so that the rack of the vehicle will come only from the tire diameter different size. So I am trying to determine how much travel the front suspension will have (with the weight of a small block), so that I can set up the rear axle accordingly. Thanks
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