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that looks pricey and prolly wont work...
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^^ nobody ever said a SAS would be cheap....

it would work with slight modifications......the only thing you may have to modify is the ends of the tie rods if you are using heims.....and maybe were it mounts to the frame....
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no that sttering setup looks overpriced, less than ideal and the totally wrong application for something that would work with a much simpler setup.
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going off a setup like this for the track bar...

maybe im confused now? haha. i sound so smart but the steering prolly wont be like that...

It might be just the angle, but you can see his steering setup had the track bar and drag link a little bit off parallel. in this angle he could have dropped the upper tack bar mount end to get more parrallel, but you can see that the lower bend might interfere with the axle. One of the draw backs you using a pre engineered setup, you have to adjust around it...
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It might be just the angle, but you can see his steering setup had the track bar and drag link a little bit off parallel. in this angle he could have dropped the upper tack bar mount end to get more parrallel, but you can see that the lower bend might interfere with the axle. One of the draw backs you using a pre engineered setup, you have to adjust around it...
I understand what you are saying now, it wasn't clicking in before.

I'm not 100% sure how mine will work out, I can always return the Track bar and make my own if its not what I want or we have issues.
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^^ nobody ever said a SAS would be cheap....

oh i know this but i like to make sure the money gets spent in the right areas...
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^^good call!
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It pays to play!!!
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damn i finally noticed this thread. good to see you got all yer parts. i remeber a while back when you were askn about them. gona be wicked when done. i still am deciding on what i wanna do. but i realy wanna see you do this setupu on yers and i may go with what you do. cause i was already gonna be doing coil, i just wanted a better idea of what i was gona do. and what you got going is gona give me a great source to work off of :)


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In time i should have it done.. 1 month or so. man i cant wait. haha
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it is gonna look good! i am glad you are going with a coil spring setup instead of a leaf spring.....you will like the ride quality better....
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yea the drag link is commonly refered to as a "z-link"......

you will have to have do some type of z link unless you go to a hydrolic steering setup...

here is a picture of a z link.....looks a lot like a trac bar, but it actually goes from the steering box to the tie rod...
i think its only called a zlink when its bent like a z instead of usin highsteer arms
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dude, you should lift it more and put 37's on there
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Ben thats more $ you want to start a collection fund for Zach there?
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Ben thats more $ you want to start a collection fund for Zach there?
...........sorry
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stock 4wd knuckles? they are for sale...

got a list of things you are looking for?

i think Evan wants the CVs, but im not 100% on that yet...
PM me a package price zach, pretty much everything for the front
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Man this thread blew up. Glad you brought the torch it was the best tool there.


I can't wait to drink some beers and start on it was well. I was keeping up with you in mods before and now you just blew me outta the water. Can't wait to see it finished
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Ordered a set of 4.56s for the front, D30 gear install kit should be here Friday, steering box should be here Friday, and my adjustable coil spacers will be here tomorrow.

I need to get out to my buddies and bend some tube now...
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um wtf!? I just saw this thread.!!!!!!!!!!!!!! holy chit!!!!!! man I hate you! lol you make your truck too nice now!!!! geez man, but very awsome!
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um wtf!? I just saw this thread.!!!!!!!!!!!!!! holy chit!!!!!! man I hate you! lol you make your truck too nice now!!!! geez man, but very awsome!


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man I hate you! lol you make your truck too nice now!!!! geez man, but very awsome!

i try... lol


mark you have a PM
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oh febuary where art though
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you may be able to get the Superlift SuperRunner steering setup for a '97 and older TTB Ranger and modify it a bit to fit.....that is probably one of the best setups for steering...

http://www.superlift.com/accessories/superunner.asp
The best for TTB maybe, but for a solidaxle that is a horrible design.
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^^^^ aww.....i know it was good for the TTB but i didn't know abou a SAS...
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