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  1. Defender Technical Discussions
    I just ordered a set of front and rear springs from Atlantic British and both the front (right and left) and rear (right and left) springs are totally different heights. One longer spring and shorter spring is supposed to be installed in the rear along with a longer and shorter spring installed...
  2. Truck Build-up's & Restores
    Right chaps, you being the font of all knowledge suspension wise, what's the potential problems arising from a 3 link front suspension conversion? Are there any tips / tricks, what should I do and more importantly, what shouldn't I do ? TIA.
  3. Series Technical Discussions
    Yikes, this is the scariest series front suspension I've seen http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1973-Land-Rover-Series-3-Two-Door-109-Soft-Top-/271123347999?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item3f2035fa1f
  4. Defender Technical Discussions
    OK, basically I'm getting pissed because I know this must be something much more simple than I can realize at this moment. I am rebuilding a 1983 D110 (see Registry), and have finally made some progress in the past couple months after 3 years. After getting the original front axle lined up...
  5. Defender Technical Discussions
    Right now I am running 2in RTE springs and rancho 9207 shocks. The shocks only have a 9.25 in travel. If I put the 9012 shocks on there am I going to run into other problems? If so what are they, and how can I achieve a little more travel in the front? Currently I have cones in the rear, but...
  6. Defender Technical Discussions
    Has anyone installed this? The pro appears to be more front end articulation. Good. But what about the cons? Squirrelly on the road? Anyone have experience with this setup?
  7. Defender Technical Discussions
    Well I have finally have the RRC fixed and I plan on selling it or trading it for a 89' K5 with 1-tons and 42's. or selling it and using the money on the defender. Street driving isn't much of a worry anymore because of my tow rig/DD.Right now I'm running 285'75'r16 SSR's on GCR rims, and plan...
  8. Defender Technical Discussions
    I have this odd creaking issue coming from my front suspension. I just replaced the springs and noticed some geometry issues with the front. The car has a 2 inch lift, bilstein 7100 10 inch in the front, rovertym shock mounts (lower is eyelet mount) and 4x4 adventure gear front dislocation...
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