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Offline purple turd

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swing axle suspension height
« on: March 19, 2012, 08:11:49 PM »
i have a glass bodied swingaxle buggy. im building a bodylift but havent decided how tall. is there a way to get the car to ride height after its been jacked off the ground. the car is sitting like \ / now . i jacked the axle with a chain attached to the jack but cant make it stay at normal ride height.  ????

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Re: swing axle suspension height
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2012, 07:12:02 AM »
Tried rolling it around a little? Any weight in the back?
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Re: swing axle suspension height
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2012, 06:17:22 PM »
i tried moving it around a bit but dont have much room{ and no steering} the engine & trans are in place.

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Re: swing axle suspension height
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2014, 09:46:01 PM »
Sorry there is not a good way to measure your ride height after it has been jacked up. Ride height is a function of the car weight and the torsion bar's stiffness, as well as the settling it will do once you drive it.
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