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Old 02-10-2019, 07:36 PM   #1
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King shock suspension

Had enough of the Quigley mess and made my own. Now you can drive down the freeway at 70 while sipping coffee. No more hitting speed bumps and feeling it through my spine and no more death wobble
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Old 02-10-2019, 07:45 PM   #2
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That's all top of the line stuff and very nice fabrication.
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Old 02-10-2019, 08:09 PM   #3
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Now there's a guy who know 'what's up'!


Early Dana 60 with king pins? Makes perfect sense, avoid the wear prone ball joints, and you get serviceable wheel bearings and an 'off the shelf' high steer kit.



I'll bet you saved enough money to pay for 50% of the King Coil overs.



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A few more pics. Everything is made of chromoly and stacked 3/16 with 1/8. Tig welded
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Off the shelf huh, lol well the high steer arm. After that everything was made. Hard to get everting to clear at the right angles with the 7.3 oil pan
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Ok, first off, holy welding skills. Gorgeous!

And do my eyes deceive me or did you 4-link that thing. Your first and third pics look like it...
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Yeah, awesome and the welds are a thing of beauty.
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Ok, first off, holy welding skills. Gorgeous!

And do my eyes deceive me or did you 4-link that thing. Your first and third pics look like it...
Yes it’s linked
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Off the shelf huh, lol well the high steer arm. After that everything was made. Hard to get everting to clear at the right angles with the 7.3 oil pan

I mean highsteer arms are readily available for the early 'flat top' Dana 60's, which is a good thing. You probably know this, the later ball joint Dana 60's are non-flat top, you have to machine the knuckle to get a highsteer set up on a van, machine the forging to a flat top , key it into the arm, drill and tap holes (or have it done). Then start building the tie rod and drag link. At least, that's what I wound up doing with mine. And you still have the BS ball joints and unit bearings. I like the direction you took.



I see your heims and steering damper in double shear, doubler plates, beautiful TIG welds, your drag link is horizontal, time consuming high-end race stuff. You must build serious offroad cars or something, that fab work is professional grade.
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Nice work there huntsalot! Did you replace all the quigley components? Curious if the replacement arms you made are straight or if you curved them at all for tire clearance.

My lower arm is the only rubbing I get with 35’s and it’s minimal. When I inquired to agile about the one off quigley replacement arms they once did John had mentioned that they put a slight bend in the lower arm for tire clearance but I wondered if that would take away the easy adjustability of the heim joints. Curious about how you went about building yours.
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