Random Suspension Questions

Re: Random Suspension Questions

Postby NowForThe5th on Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:23 am

Gazz82h wrote:its not quite wat i want height wise ..


It's a bit difficult to give you suggestions/recommendations without knowing what you want to achieve, and why.

So, what do you want? Why?
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Re: Random Suspension Questions

Postby srb on Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:45 am

Best to speak to a suspension specialist so you can match new spring rates to your OME shocks and your load carrying needs... No good guessing as you're likely to make it handle like poo.

If you're wanting to put 33s on then you're going to have to lift it to the maximum 50mm and also remove front mudflaps. You will need to get this engineered and approved if you want your vehicle roadworthy/ legal. Totally not worth it in my opinion, but some people think so.

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Lift for the 2015 MN

Postby snowline on Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:45 pm

Hello all, I'm looking at getting a 2' lift. Leaning towards the Dobinsons kit or Fulcrum. (Australian made) Will do the upper control arm too. Recommendation of upper control arm brand?

Any feedback on either is appreciated. I just want to get it installed and have no problems. Do I need extended brake lines front and rear?

Any advice or warnings of things to avoid or not do also appreciated.

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Re: Random Suspension Questions

Postby FQCODEL on Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:05 am

Where does the lift height come from? Is it the spring or strut? Is the strut longer?
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Re: Random Suspension Questions

Postby NowForThe5th on Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:14 pm

The lift comes from extension of the strut, this being the result of longer or stronger (or both) coils. Downsides are that you lose extension from rest and CV angles operate in a more extreme range. There are fixes for both of these but the issues are not severe if lift is limited to around 50mm and so most people don't bother.
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Re: Tyres Scrubbing on Upper Control Arms

Postby kody295 on Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:25 pm

G'day guys,

I have a 2013 MN Dual Cab which I have recently had a 2" bilstein kit installed (HD coils on front). As part of the lift, I also had Superpro Lift Correction Upper control arms fitted (not adjustable) for better alignment control, and also replaced my lower control arms (standard) as the existing bushes and ball joints were worn and it was only $50 more to buy new arms.

I was running 265/70/16 tyres on original factory rims (+46 offset) at the time. After the install of the new arms and lift, my front tyres were scrubbing on the UCA at full lock. I went to +25 steelies under the recommendation of my local tyre shop who did my alignment, and my front left is still scrubbing on full lock.

I have researched this and haven't come across anybody with a similar problem. Has anybody got any ideas?

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Re: Random Suspension Questions

Postby NowForThe5th on Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:38 pm

Talk to Superpro or whoever did the lift for you. They should have told you that their UCAs would hit the wheels.
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