The good old drop spindle, as classic as the truck it’s self, sports a 3″ drop in the front. Whats important here is to be sure to measure the width of your brake rotor. You will have either a 1″ or 1.25″ rotor. If you have a 1.25″ rotor use (DJM2045L-3/4).
4" of drop is gained in the rear by repositioning the rear leaf springs. Leaf spring "eye" hangers offset the mount in the front of the spring up on the frame while a pair of longer shackles do the trick on the rear of the spring. That's all you need!
CALMAX SuperShocks are the best choice for your project. Here you can choose the correct front shock to work with these DJM parts. The 4 inch front drop means you need a shorter shock. Calmax Supershock part number 1409 is the perfect choice!
CALMAX SuperShocks are the best choice for your project. Here you can choose the correct rear shock to work with these DJM parts. The 4 inch rear drop means you need a shorter shock. Calmax SuperShock part number 2200 is the perfect choice!
Johnny Cash wrote a song about collecting a bunch of good working parts that were not designed to work together and found it doesn’t always end well! Don’t believe me, click up there! (Turn up your speakers) You can build a radical engine by combining parts made by different manufactures but you really have […]
While control arms might be considered the horizontal members of the front end, spindles would be the vertical member that ties the control arms together. Both upper and lower control arms attach themselves through ball joints to the spindle. This is a cast iron part where the machined “axle” is located. The wheel bearings and brake rotors […]
The first thing to get off the table regarding “flip kits” is nothing is actually flipped! Simply put a flip kit moves the axle from beneath the leaf spring to on top of the leaf spring. The devil is in the details here and how its done is very important. When you place your axle […]