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83vwbug
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:20 pm    Post subject: how to lift my buggy? Reply with quote

I have searched and found alot of usefull information but can't find an exact answer.
I need to lift my buggy in the rear BAD so first off can I crank the torsion up more since I have dual spring plates? how much lift can you get out of stock torsion IRS? does anyone have a pic of one raised all the way with stock traling arms?

front... would like to get it a bit higher too so what are my options? only thing I have found are the weld in adjusters that look like a PITA and flimsy for trail abuse.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

you can probably get a good 3 1/2 inches of lift from stock rear end, keep in mind that you need to keep an eye on the CV's and don't over extend them,

for the front on a balljoint, you only have lift spindles, and cut and turn(same as adjuster just more permanant, you could see 5 inches total with that

if you change the beam to linkpin you could see more
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

perfect answer! thanks!
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