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Old 11-13-2002, 05:48 AM
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Post Parallel 4 link or Triangulated 4 link rear ?

Hello everybody! would like some opinions on what I doing. I'm building a 40 Ford p/u,454BB, 400 Trans,Front suspension is Heidt's air ride.Rear end is a 79 Lincoln Versailles 9". The truck will be a crusier. I want to set the rear end up with Air Ride Technologies Tri 4 Link system with Shockwave's. The rear end is not centered,is this a concern ? if so! what would have to be done to compensate for it? Or, should I stay with the parallel 4 link setup? I'm open to all opinions and sugguetions. Thanks

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Old 11-13-2002, 07:25 AM
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When you say the rear end is not centered I take it to mean that you have the pinion centered which will offset the housing about 3 1/2". This is (in my opinion) the best way to do it. Your drive shaft has enough angles to work through without artificially introducing another just for looks.

To sum it up, this will have no effect on how your suspension operates.


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