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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:08 AM   #31
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Yes ripper that is what I mean. I will get pics of his jeep hold on

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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:13 AM   #32
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Its not going to let me upload it from my phone. Unless someone can tell me how I can. Ill put a pic of it up when I get to a laptop
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:18 AM   #33
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photobucket has a mobile app. upload to that then copy and paste the [img] url here
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:35 AM   #34
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For future reference suspension travel is measured in inches not feet.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:42 AM   #35
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For future reference suspension travel is measured in inches not feet.
12 inches is a foot right? That's what I always thought. Would it sounds better if I said "I need a few twelve inches of flex"
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:44 AM   #36
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photobucket has a mobile app. upload to that then copy and paste the
I got this JF app but it says the file size is too big. Arggg!
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:46 AM   #37
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12 inches is a foot right? That's what I always thought. Would it sounds better if I said "I need a few twelve inches of flex"
flex is measured in inches because its measured per wheel, 12" per wheel is really good. KOH buggies will run anywhere from 12-18" of wheel travel
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12 inches is a foot right? That's what I always thought. Would it sounds better if I said "I need a few twelve inches of flex"
You missed his point. When people refer to suspension travel, they're talking about the shocks. Ex: 11" shocks could yield 5" up travel, 6" down travel. It's not measured on an RTI ramp. So when you say a few feet of travel, you mean "a few feet of flex" which is stupid and doesn't say anything about performance.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:50 AM   #39
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flex is measured in inches because its measured per wheel, 12" per wheel is really good. KOH buggies will run anywhere from 12-18" of wheel travel
Yeah what I meant by that is that if I need to crawl my right tire onto a 2 or 3 foot boulder, I can do that. Not a literal few feet of uptravel.
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12 inches is a foot right? That's what I always thought. Would it sounds better if I said "I need a few twelve inches of flex"
Do you know the difference between wheel travel and shock travel? How do you plan to have that much wheel travel with such narrow axles and a tub in the way?
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I got this JF app but it says the file size is too big. Arggg!
Quit using the JF upload feature. It's not needed.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:56 AM   #41
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You missed his point. When people refer to suspension travel, they're talking about the shocks. Ex: 11" shocks could yield 5" up travel, 6" down travel. It's not measured on an RTI ramp. So when you say a few feet of travel, you mean "a few feet of flex" which is stupid and doesn't say anything about performance.
Yeah I'm aware of this i was misunderstood. And I'm building the suspension all out of square tubing like the clayton kit. So the performance isn't a concern. I will have all proper 4link angles etc. What do you guys think I should do with the front ? 3 link? Anyways. I'm mainly concerned about how well it will flex which yes your shocks are one of the main factors in that I'm well aware and will be installing some long travel shocks. Any particular ones you guys recommend?
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:57 AM   #42
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Do you know the difference between wheel travel and shock travel? How do you plan to have that much wheel travel with such narrow axles and a tub in the way?

Quit using the JF upload feature. It's not needed.
What are you talking about the upload feature. I'm on my phone and it won't let me upload that pic
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I didn't think we were going to need to bring in the difference between wheel and shock travel into this. This discussion hasn't hit a technical enough level haha



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Unread 09-11-2013, 09:00 AM   #45
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Do you know the difference between wheel travel and shock travel? How do you plan to have that much wheel travel with such narrow axles and a tub in the way?

Quit using the JF upload feature. It's not needed.
Also going to have a small body lift maybe an inch and I am going to be cutting the rear fenders out some but not completely cutting them out like some people do for the rear stretch
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