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Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 03:32 AM
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i am semi new to the whole baja scene....i have a 66' baja, and would like to get some lift out of the front.

what is the best way to get maybe 2-4 inches?

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weld in adjusters or buy a beam the already has him in place. and to answer your other question, you'll need longer tie rods as well...


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if i were to buy those adjusters, does it come with instructions where to install and weld?

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This is a link to a cut a turn, this is an option without adjusters.
cut and turn by Rick

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so how does cutting and turning the beam, raise the car? that has me confused

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Post Post subject: Re: Lift
Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 06:32 AM
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it angles your trailing arms down more which push the front end up

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Post Post subject: Re: Lift
Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 03:57 PM
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the beam is like a crad board roll of TP. if you cut the center out and rotate it a 1/4" or so it will roatate your traling arms down the same amount of degrees, this will lift the car, do not go hog wild on this or you will realy screw stuf up.


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Post Post subject: Re: Lift
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what is the most rotaton on the center section you would recomend?

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Post Post subject: Re: Lift
Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:30 AM
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Most people say 1/4" to give about 3-4" of lift. More than that and stuff gets in a bind and steering gets out of wack

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