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Limiting Straps
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Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 03:13 AM
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is there a way to put limiting straps on my baja since i dont have a cage yet?

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Front or rear?

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yes, bolt them eye to eye on the shocks.


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sorry, was talking about the front, i have a 66

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that is perefect run it eye to eye on the shock or evan better upper eye on shock to lower link pin. you can alos go to the upper link pin if you like.

May I ask, why are you after the straps? you having problems with your shocks or binding etc. or your tie rods hitting the pan...?


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well, i am going to be welding in adjuster and raising the front end, with the help of 57baja sometime soon, and he sugested some kind of bump stop or limiting strap to keep the wheel travel from tearing apart the balljoints

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if you have a link pin the only thing you have to worry about is the shock. If your car is a 66, I think you have a link pin, so nothing to worry about


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no my car is a ball joint, but i just got a link pin beam fo free about an hour ago....just beam and spring, no arms or spindles or anything...so now i have to decide which to use

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MY 66 HAS A BJ FRONT SWING OUT BACK


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Have you thought about using the hook and pins like used on class 9 and some class 5s ? If anyone out there is willing to explain how you build and set these up I'd sure appreciate it. I need to set our buggy up with them.

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