"Thanks guys! I've been dreaming about building a rig to compete on the grand stage of TTC for many years, and my dream has now become reality. Now I need to make sure I have my planning and preparation in order. I have the first VW to ever…"
"Here is a short video of my rig my buddy made on the shakedown run. I couldn't really hammer on it, I still have a few things to do before the torture testing begins.
"Did anyone else catch what Ian said about the NP205 never being offered behind a TH400? I know first hand that it was offered in two styles, figure eight and round adapter patterns. Both are 32 spline input, which is slightly larger than the 31…"
"Depending on what size tires you want to run, you can use anything from a D30 to a D44. The nice thing is they came in Jeeps with link suspension and coil springs. Or you could use a D44 from an early Bronco, they use radius arms and a panhard bar.…"
"I've seen a couple rigs with a SAS done, but I can't remember where they got the spring hangers from. Is it for serious wheeling, or more of a daily driver? If it's for wheeling, I'd grab a D44 from a TJ and adapt the link…"
I've ran into this a few times. You need to put a set of 2" add a leafs in it, and it will sit level. I have found that when lifting the rear with blocks, you almost always need add a leafs, and when using springs use 2" taller springs for the rear than the front, i.e. 6" front springs and 8" rears.
I have a ? I put a 6in lift on my truck with blocks in the rear and the back of the truck sags about 2in u have any ideas? Is it because my leaf springs are worn out? Is there any thing I can do to fix this with out buying lift springs for right now?