Xtra Lift idea's for 'Betsy' Cruiser?

Submitted: Monday, Nov 24, 2003 at 19:02
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Howdy gang.

i hope to pick your brains a bit if i may folks.

I own a FJ60 cruiser ( good old bus ) & looking to mayb get some more lift. I presently have lift leaf springs ( recently reset ) & BFG 33 inch tyres. So, ive got a bit of lift so far but id like an extra 2/3 inches or so, without spending too much??
( hence keep the springs I've got & not update to 'liftier' springs )

Initially i was thinking of just whacking in some body blocks.... but i hear alot that it causes a few creaks, groans & stresses on certain points etc.

Would extendable shackles b the go? what else can i maybo do?

thanks in advance, cheers


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Reply By: Member - DOZER- Monday, Nov 24, 2003 at 22:34

Monday, Nov 24, 2003 at 22:34
If you buy the blocks from a reputable place, it would be the best option. Not alot to do to fit them, and weight stays low, suspension and steering stay in spec-no alignments or caster problems with too much lift!
There are extandable shackles aswell, but the blocks will be easiest way of getting 50mm.
Andrewwheredayathinkwer mike?
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Reply By: pathfinder - Tuesday, Nov 25, 2003 at 12:39

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2003 at 12:39
extended, jointed shackles are the go for leaf springs - better articulation and I think more lift...checkout 4WDMonthly FWDOTY edition for details - think it was listed as a product winner...
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