Custom radius/drop bracket project

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Jbots
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Location: Graham, Washington

Custom radius/drop bracket project

Postby Jbots » Thu Jul 05, 2012 4:08 pm

Hey guys i was wondering if anyone new how long to make the extended radius arms for a 4 1/2 lift, making the custom leaf spring shackles as well, is 1/4 inch steel plating strong enough for the drop drop brackets and shackles? Any input would be appreciated.

iceman21
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Joined: Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:02 pm
Location: Brewster, WA

Re: Custom radius/drop bracket project

Postby iceman21 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:50 pm

Go half inch steel plate. 4 1/2 lift.... 4 1/2 radius drop.

101btp
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Re: Custom radius/drop bracket project

Postby 101btp » Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:00 pm

my full suspension lift that I picked up from rough country that's 4" of lift is made out of 3/8 plate on the sides to bolt to the frame and 1/4 tube between the frame for the drop then bolts to the original radius arm bracket but, if you are making a custom one I will warn you keep front drive shaft in mine is close but that's also with a np208 T case

EDIT!
here are links for dropdown brackets

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sja-r ... /bronco-ii

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sja-c ... /bronco-ii

let me ask you this tho, are yoo also compensating for the 4" drop down on the twin traction beam and Pittman arm? if you do like a front 2" lift you only need to modify the radius arm drop down but 4" then you really will need all said dropdown parts and front end caster/camber alignment yes and lets not forget new break lines too factory ones {will not} hold up

101btp
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Re: Custom radius/drop bracket project

Postby 101btp » Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:30 am

This should give you an idea I again will post more when it's nice out!
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