flipping your front strut mounts, any one done it?????

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Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:36 pm

now ive fitted drop brackets on my front axle, i realise that i can go up to the 2.5" strut spacers, on my front shocks. at the moment ive got 1.5" strut spacers.

ive read about flipping front strut mounts, and was wondering if any one has done it, and if so, how much it gains you?


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Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:54 pm

Having read it, it looks like it's just an alternative to strut spacers.
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Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:57 pm

i think thats a really good idea gives you an extra 1"+ without paying out for it
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Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:58 pm

it gets done a lot to vauxhall fronteras. Maybe neil can shed some light on this topic

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Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:01 pm

yeah thats what i was thinking, would save me spending £40 on some new strut spacers.

never thought of it before, but found it the other night.

theres some interesting mods on the american suzuki forums. ive just been reading up on home made diff drop brackets, very interesting. :-bd
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Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:02 pm

LEE65 wrote:it gets done a lot to vauxhall fronteras. Maybe neil can shed some light on this topic

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Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:03 pm

american sites are great for looking into things i use them all the time my m8 mad his own drop brackets and they worked fine
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Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:22 pm

found a lot of interesting stuff, home made drop brackets, rear heim joint spacers, winch bumpers.

definatly a lot more satisfying when you can make some thing your self, and you save a load of £££


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Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:29 pm

Dave did a write up on flipping front struts some time ago , will be on here somewhere, i dont think the gain was as great as expected.

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Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:30 pm

thats how we droped the front brackets and i know of an easyer way for a heim joint i can make them lol
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Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:31 pm

As for already having spacesr and doing this i wouldnt recommend it as you will be going beyond what your drive shafts can cope with.

(one or the other i would have thought)

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Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:34 pm

like i said we did this with the drop bracket and gave it some right stick with no problems but its all about how you do it and your welding etc
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Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:35 pm

Pah , he beat me to it :(

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