Building the "Heart of Gold" - Done 3/9/2014

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Re: Building the "Heart of Gold" - Done 3/9/2014

Postby ssuuki19 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:38 pm

Hey Drewh1 - I too am interested on some feedback on those axles as I am considering doing the same thing. Did you have any issues getting the alignment in tolerance? Did you need to use shims or anything? Gussets on the inside or did you run a cross-bar through the brackets?

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Re: Building the "Heart of Gold" - Done 3/9/2014

Postby drewh1 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:37 pm

Hi Mark. So far I am loving them but not much heavy off-road yet. I used a cross member option. I already have one in the frame but wanted it to be rock solid. I would guess the trailer will fall apart before the suspension does

Alignment was not hard as far as the toe in . They provide shims for camber but I didn't use any. The hardest part for me was alignment of the bolts for the existing trailer cross member but I didn't really have to use them since I added the 2x2 as well.

Definitely a good option. I'll feel way better off-road in Baja with these on my rig. Let me know if you need more details on install. Etrailer has a good video on it
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