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Unread 03-17-2012, 10:13 AM   #1
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TJ 4 link suspension in a Samurai??

My buddy hates the ride on his built sammy up front. He wants to ditch the leaves and go to coils just on the front with a TJ 4 link suspension with long arms. His plans are to pretty much copy the setup in my TJ and adapt it to a Sammy. Yes I already told him to give it up and buy a TJ but he won't listen lol.

I gave him my stock coils but I feel the 6 cyl TJ springs might be too much for the sammy to handle. Would 4 cyl TJ springs be a safer bet? He's really good with welding and fab skills but I think he's lost on what coils to use. He's got a heavy bumper fabbed up front with a 8274 Warn winch.

What are the lengths and spring rates of the TJ coils?

Any other coils he should be considering?

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Unread 03-18-2012, 09:22 AM   #2
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If he copies lengths and widths for a tj, nothing will fit. I suggest a samurai forum for advice.
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Unread 03-18-2012, 12:09 PM   #3
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I realize that. Actually he found a good forum for it. Turns out this is a common mod. Hes just trying to figure out spring rates on the different stock tj coils now.
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Unread 03-27-2012, 08:06 PM   #4
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for the price on buying a tj longarm and then modifying to fit the sammy, why dont he just fab up his own 4link?
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Unread 03-27-2012, 08:56 PM   #5
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for the price on buying a tj longarm and then modifying to fit the sammy, why dont he just fab up his own 4link?
that's exactly what he's doing
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