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    Quote Originally Posted by marquis_82_withneons View Post
    Thought I'd give this a bump since the order has been completed. And they're almost on to production.

    Who all on here picked up a set?
    As of last week we have 18 so 2 more for a run. Since I installed the rear arms I took 18 wheels off and went back to the hpp. Got to admit it the 16 ride is way better I love the rear arms ride is more stable and not as much body role

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elias View Post
    As of last week we have 18 so 2 more for a run. Since I installed the rear arms I took 18 wheels off and went back to the hpp. Got to admit it the 16 ride is way better I love the rear arms ride is more stable and not as much body role
    I just paid up the other day, I'm freakin excited. Last I talked to him, everything was on schedule. I'm already on 16s with height a little lower than stock, so should be similar. You running a PI swaybar?
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    I have a set too!

    Can’t wait to install them with my limo rear. First tires, then that is my next project!
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    Gotta get my bushings for the housing then pull the trigger.

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    I'm on the fence. Sherrie has to ride 'nice'..
    In the spring the rear is getting some attention in the pinion seal and traction-loc areas but I think I'm keeping the 3.08.
    That'd be the right time to do it.. and body bushings.
    The speedway springs/KYB shocks made me like the car WAY mo'betta..
    I just don't want her to get all harsh and new car feeling.
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    They are very well made, but I agree with the above sentiments about rods ends. If you look at the arc paths swept by control arms on a triangulated 4 link car, there is always bind in a bushed configuration. And sometimes you're looking for that for anti squat, etc. Hopefully some research went into that on the manufacturers end. You don't need them on both ends.

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    I think the research was "It's like Fox body 4-link setups and those work, but a little longer" so let's do it.

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    im pretty psyched for the whole deal. im doing a 96 rear disk swap right now with 3.73 trac-lok. so i finally kicked myself enough and snatched the trailing arms so its rebuilt right all at once. talking to a few other box guys, since the arms didnt included poly bushings for the diff, we are going to keep stock ones in that location only to help with the binding (which i assume is why they were not included)... hopefully. trial and error i suppose.
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    Hmmm, in that case i may just throw them on with the stock shit on the pumpkin. Of course i have all day tomorrow but it's raining.

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    Quote Originally Posted by knucklehead0202 View Post
    Hmmm, in that case i may just throw them on with the stock shit on the pumpkin. Of course i have all day tomorrow but it's raining.
    thats my plan. hopefully the stockers arent clapped out yet. supposedly this axle i picked up only had 43k. internals and brakes were mint. hopefully the rubbers are too.
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