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Old 12/01/17, 02:13 PM   #46
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A middle ground approach I've seen used on some rock buggies is to use the unit bearing and front hub from something like a late CTD with a double-splined axle shaft. Unit bearing bolts to a flange welded to the housing. Axle shaft has a shoulder on it and it fits together with a big nut like the later D60 and AAM front axles.
Not sure how good this approach would be for the rear of an EB, but might worth looking into.
Currie is one of the companies that has done this a lot. They use SD unit bearing hubs (or modified versions) with their kits, I believe.

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Old 01/15/18, 12:49 PM   #47
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Well I've got my Camburg 3.5 housing ordered. Now need to figure out what hubs and snouts to use. Would like to use there 2.25 ends but a bit expensive. Not sure yet.

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Old 01/15/18, 09:15 PM   #48
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You looking at the $1500+ option? : )

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Old 01/15/18, 09:25 PM   #49
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I used slide in/weld in spindles that you can either use stock 14 bolt hubs or purchase new alum lightweight aftermarket race ones. The stock hubs use large stock replaceable Timken bearings and are heavy duty.

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Old 01/15/18, 11:28 PM   #50
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Did not read all the 4 pages but skimmed over them, I went down this road multiple times since 2003 to get where I am now. One thing I can tell you, regardless if you link the rear or run leaf springs, is that bypass shocks are a absolute must. And the larger you get the better they are by A LOT. I now have 3.0 5 tube bypass front and rear and their ability to let the axle move fast when needed and also keep from bottoming is not even comparible to a 2.5. but they cost more than twice as much.
I also highly recommend full width for both stability but also additional room for a much longer track bar to minimize side to side movement.
The rear drive shaft is long enough for more travel than stock eb leaf springs will ever cycle. I ran Ford ranger race pack from deaver. I think they are 10 in longer or something around there. They cycle clean 16 in before leafs start separating and the shackle flops down. I was able to place the mounts in a way that throughout the travel the pinion angle changes only 1 degree and slip yoke plunge is less than 1/4 in. It's a lot of work to end up still on leaf springs but it works.
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Old 01/15/18, 11:41 PM   #51
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Hopefully this one works

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Old 01/15/18, 11:43 PM   #52
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Old 01/16/18, 07:34 AM   #53
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I am thinking about using hubs from Schreiner enterprises.

http://www.9inchfloater.com/RrEndKit...Kits_35_40.htm

Also maybe Currie unit bearings. Might just suck it up and use Camburgs 2.25.

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Old 01/16/18, 08:24 AM   #54
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I'm using an entire set up from schreiner. Smaller steel hubs with 31 spline axles, but there 3.5 in fabed housing with the big truss across the back. At the time money was an issue. I wish I had 35 spline and larger alloy hubs.
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Old 01/16/18, 10:55 AM   #55
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68Ford-watched the short video and that suspension is working great... sure is sucking up the whoops... nice design!

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How much do the Schreiner hubs weigh?

I would have liked to have gone with the aftermarket alum alloy to save some serious weight on each corner but I don't have any sponsors!! lol

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How much do the Schreiner hubs weigh?

I would have liked to have gone with the aftermarket alum alloy to save some serious weight on each corner but I don't have any sponsors!! lol
The steel hubs probably weigh the same as his alloy hubs or a smaller camburg or bms hub because the alloy hubs are so much bigger. I like his steel hubs because even though the bearings aren't huge, the spread is at least double a grand national steel hubs. My eb is 5300 pounds and 800 pound heavier in the rear. I have had zero issues with the rear axle. I beat on it pretty hard and it has 15k miles on it. It has leaked very very slowly from a weld since new that's my only complaint.
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Old 01/16/18, 11:21 AM   #58
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68Ford-watched the short video and that suspension is working great... sure is sucking up the whoops... nice design!
Thank you, it's basic but works better than it should is what most people say. Nothing fancy just radius arm/panhard bar. No need for sway bar. The tricky part is getting good amount of uptravel from ride height and keep it low to the ground and shocks not pooping through the hood.
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Old 01/16/18, 12:37 PM   #59
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X2 on up travel and keeping COG as low as possible...

I haven't had a chance to run mine over a good test area like your couple videos do... I spent a long time (few different parameters) trying to come up with similar high speed characteristics...snow leaves, I can check it out...

Once again, good job dialing yours in...sure looks great while running at speed!!

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Old 01/17/18, 05:26 PM   #60
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Geoff from giant motorsports says he would make a complete kit to put deaver 64 in long leaf springs under an early bronco. Would require full width axle and be spring under. I'm guessing it would cycle every bit of 20in travel. Complete with with springs hardware, shackles and all other stuff would be 2000.
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