In the market for a McGaughys Truck lowering kit? Imagestation where I keep my photos is down right now but in a couple days when it comes up take a look at the dually rebuild photos. Tranny comes with 6 month unlimited mile. Views: 7411 Looking to trade our 1997 Chevy S10. Also do your self a favor and replace the ball joints now while you have it all apart it could save you alot of hassle down the road. Excuse the quality of the driving video. Tie-rod locators have a slight angle so they can be aligned as closely as possible to the original position of the rod mount.
. We pulled out the stock suspension and had the truck back on the ground with all the new components in a day. Use it as for a work truck or great start to build a super nice truck. Check out my imagestation photos under dually rebuild. I've kind of been out of the loop and haven't really paid a lot of attention to things lately. The addition of a rack-and-pinion attachment at the front of the crossmember meant converting to a power steering rack was a simple bolt-on task, along with the more precise control gained by using a rack over a traditional steering box.
Recent Topics - Community Forums I am looking to buy a 2008' Ford F150 Harley Davidson preferably with Saleen Supercharger and lower orange stripe or a Lowered Ford F250, F350. The wheels are custom from Tennessee Wheel Company. Competitors have tried to copy McGaughys patented spindles and components for years and were stopped in their tracks, the only way around McGaughys rock solid patents was to change their designs that drastically affects the characteristics of the product. Where is a good place to buy a big drop for this sucker? There is a lot more I am sure I am forgetting with this truck. The switch utilizes the stock nuts and bolts.
A carrier bearing locator kit is installed to prevent vibration. All power windows, cruise control, both fuel tanks, and ice cold air conditioning. There is an air pressure gauge for the rear bags as well. Views: 5543 I have a 98 dodge ram Laramie with 360 automatic. With clearance like that it was obvious that this large, long and heavy truck had to be lower to the ground in order to please the bad boys who drive these monsters.
Has one fender that needs painted and 2 rust spots. Big brakes, bigger wheels, and more powerful engines require the stock components to work outside their established parameters. The previous over said he drove it daily. But thirty years on, guys are demanding things from these trucks that the original engineers had never intended. This should help out with some questions you may have when you are reading other typical install how-to's.
After the rod ends are removed and bolted into the locators, they are threaded onto the tie-rods and rotated to achieve the optimum position and angle of the tie-rod assembly. This also opened up the door to allow each kit to be customized to accept a variety of suspension designs, from coil springs to coilover shocks to air-ride systems. The back ones are in great shape. One of the biggest hurdles in lowering a third gen Chevy C10 is the massive front crossmember. The front tires were just replaced before the power tour. His solution was to narrow the track width of his bolt-in kit to better fit a bigger roller. As you can see in the video it needs a driver fender and front door.
I cleaned it up, changed the oil and took it for about a 20 mile drive last weekend. Views: 829 Have around 15k looking for a nice 4 door show truck on air Views: 3059 How much u wanna spend Views: 4988 anyone have a 07-13 silverado crew cab bed please let me know Views: 4988 Check out my profile. It's an '88 crew cab dually. That just won't cut it. The wind noise and holding the camera while shifting make it a little crappy. Meanwhile, Brent knew that the truck guys were starting to lean toward bigger tire and wheel combos but were running into fitment problems due to the larger tires not tucking up under the fenders.
Also, what size tires work with that much of a drop? That massive crossmember can be replaced with a much simpler, more refined unit and the framerails boxed to make a much cleaner unit, all the while gaining the aforementioned upgrades. The stock 454 is lightly dressed up with cast Chevy performance valve covers and k and n open filter. All of our McGaughys truck lowering kits and Drop Kits are free shipping as well! I still am using the truck for towing my car trailer so I wanted to make the suspension usefull. And when you start altering the suspension characteristics, other problems soon arise. The wipers and all the lights work. But don't be worried; it's nothing you shouldn't be able to handle. Well, that might be a lot of work, except for one thing: the entire front suspension clip bolts to the chassis! They built the trucks strong and rigid without as much thought about things such as aesthetics or performance.
My truck is completely gutted right now so as soon as I get the engine and the bed on I am sure I notice more of a drop. It's backed by a beefed up 700 r4 overdrive transmission with an adjustable B and M converter lockup controller. Another thought I had was to remove about half the the rear leafs and spacer and install an airbag to make up the difference summit sells the Heavy duty Airlift for less than 300 plus the price of the compressor. Views: 5543 I'm in asheboro nc looking for some black wheels 8x 170 lug pattern looking to trade a glock 23 with extras if interested text me for pic's 336-465. It could use two front tires.