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I just bought my first car with hydros i dont know much about them and i want to learn how to hop i have a 4 pump set up w 8batts not sure what kind of springs i dont think they're hopping springs 12" cyl in rear 10" in front please help or point me in the right direction thanks
 

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Get rid of those 10's and get some 6" or 8"

Practice make perfection, Pump, dump, timing. Burn up a couple of motors, that is about it
 

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those cyls will be fine, you wont get full stroke out of 8s or even the 6s depending on how the cay sits dumped. to get you the right springs, we need to know what kind of car.
 

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what kinda cylinders? but i still would go with 8's or 6's make shure there comps.
 

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Originally posted by dirtywhiteboy66@Sep 8 2005, 06:01 PM~3778781
Get rid of those 10's and get some 6" or 8"

Practice make perfection, Pump, dump, timing.  Burn up a couple of motors, that is about it
i like your style of thinking fool!
 

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how is a 10" cylinder going to hurt anything when even a 6 wont fully extend? please explain whats wrong with hopping on a 10" cylinder. yes it is too long and is a waste, but its the least of his problems. :uh:
 

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Originally posted by Swingin80Lincoln@Sep 9 2005, 02:26 AM~3781030
how is a 10" cylinder going to hurt anything when even a 6 wont fully extend? please explain whats wrong with hopping on a 10" cylinder. yes it is too long and is a waste, but its the least of his problems.  :uh:
You have already explained that in your statement.
 

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Originally posted by dirtywhiteboy66@Sep 9 2005, 06:27 AM~3781670
You have already explained that in your statement.
it may be a wast....but for now how is it hurting? hes trying to get the timing down.
 

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It is not hurting him now, but then again there is a big difference hitting switches with 10" cylinders, and 6" Cylinders, why waste the time. Get some 8" or 6 " and go from there
 

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IS THE 10 IN FRONT NOT HITTING THE BRAKE BOOSTER AND RESIVIOR?
8'S USSUALLY GET IN TO THE HARD PLUMBING OF THE BRAKE LINES.

THAT IS THE BEST REASON TO RUN A 6" CYLINDER UP THERE.
 

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Originally posted by juandik@Sep 9 2005, 11:33 AM~3782536
IS THE 10 IN FRONT NOT HITTING THE BRAKE BOOSTER AND RESIVIOR?
8'S USSUALLY GET IN TO THE HARD PLUMBING OF THE BRAKE LINES.

THAT IS THE BEST REASON TO RUN A 6" CYLINDER UP THERE.
Yeah I bet. Damn a 10"
 

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[attachmentid=271247]the car is a 74 ltd. what size springs?why is the shorter cylinder better? just asking to learn this is my first time trying
 

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i used to run 10's in the front of my cadillac. it worked fine.
 

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Originally posted by juandik@Sep 9 2005, 10:33 AM~3782536
IS THE 10 IN FRONT NOT HITTING THE BRAKE BOOSTER AND RESIVIOR?
8'S USSUALLY GET IN TO THE HARD PLUMBING OF THE BRAKE LINES.

THAT IS THE BEST REASON TO RUN A 6" CYLINDER UP THERE.

[attachmentid=271247]the car is a 74 ltd. what size springs?why is the shorter cylinder better? just asking to learn this is my first time trying

this reason is the only one i have , your car will limit the amount of travel in the front suspention any way.you are going to need alot of spring for that car.you should ask the kc guys they like those big body fords.
 

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Originally posted by gose77@Sep 9 2005, 11:56 AM~3783369
[attachmentid=271247]the car is a 74 ltd. what size springs?why is the shorter cylinder better? just asking to learn this is my first time trying
oh shit thats my buddys car :biggrin: when i saw it the frame was pretty strapped and the a-arms looked beefy.Throw on some 4.5 or 5 tons cause that sucker is heavy,run 8 or 6 cylinders in the front,wire up the front to around 60v to start :biggrin:
 

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u wont use the whole ten inches of extension and everything you over lock it you will be puttin a shitload of stress on your suspension and chance bending a cylinder
 
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