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was wondering what size ya'll would get installed.10" all around or 8" in front and 10" in rear?? planning on doing f,b,s,s, pancake and independent rears
 

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u can do 6's up front and 10's in the rear but i would reinforce the bananna bar so that it doesnt flex if u r not gonna install as wishbone or if u cant afford to have one done just yet
 

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8" and 10"s is a good combo.
 

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Originally posted by impala_631@Nov 25 2007, 04:53 AM~9298865
8s in the rear unless you plan on running a slip yoke ;)
u don't need a slip yoke. just have da driveshaft shortened an inch.
 

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thanks ya'll for the opinions :cool: , but i want to achieve a mean 3 wheel, you know, with the front wheel liftin' higher :biggrin: can i achieve that with 10" all around, or need 14' in rear?
 

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don't put anything bigger than 8's up front and with 14's in da rear u'll get a mean looking 3 wheel for sure ;). Just install a wishbone and a slip yoke and notch da frame and you'll be good to go :cool:
 

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the only way ur gonna get 10's up front and get full lift out of it is if thats the only thing up front, no coil. otherwise not gonna happen. u can only put 4's, 6's or 8's and u can get teh same amount of travel out of a 6 and an 8 with coil.
 

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Here's a picture of a layitlow homies 63 with 14's in da rear. Just so u can get an idea of wut you'll be gettin :biggrin:

 

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Originally posted by 01lowlow@Nov 26 2007, 04:34 AM~9306158
don't put anything bigger than 8's up front and with 14's in da rear u'll get a mean looking 3 wheel for sure ;). Just install a wishbone and a slip yoke and notch da frame and you'll be good to go :cool:
14s will cause too much shift unless you plan on running a slingshot setup :cool:
 

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All you need is 8"s up front even if it lays frame 8"s will still give you a full lock up. As far as the rear is concerned if you go any bigger tha 8"s you have to run a slip yoke in the rear section of the driveshaft. Also make sure you notch the center of your frame out enough so that the drive shaft doesn't hit it b/c it will bend you driveshaft. I run 12"s in the back and I'm very happy w/ my 3-wheel. here is a couple pics of mine.






 

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so what are the ideal sized cylinders that will give you a decent hop and 3 wheel, 8" in the front and 12"s in the back or 8" - 10"s in front with 14s" in rear?
 

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Originally posted by juiced 64@Dec 1 2007, 03:45 AM~9347105
All you need is 8"s up front even if it lays frame 8"s will still give you a full lock up.  As far as the rear is concerned if you go any bigger tha 8"s you have to run a slip yoke in the rear section of the driveshaft.  Also make sure you notch the center of your frame out enough so that the drive shaft doesn't hit it b/c it will bend you driveshaft.  I run 12"s in the back and I'm very happy w/ my 3-wheel. here is a couple pics of mine.



what kind of shocks are you running
 

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Originally posted by keneken@Dec 1 2007, 04:30 PM~9349525
16 all day. It has a wishbone from Black Magic Hydraulics.





looks like a little bit of tacoma action :thumbsup: :biggrin:
 

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Originally posted by Wog Boy@Dec 1 2007, 04:11 AM~9347471
so what are the ideal sized cylinders that will give you a decent hop and 3 wheel, 8" in the front and 12"s in the back or 8" - 10"s in front with 14s" in rear?
Well 1st of all never put anything bigger than 8's up front. A lot of people nowadays are using 6's up front but nothing bigger than 8's for sure. As far as the best sized cylinders for hopping and 3-wheeling it really all depends wut u want. If ur car gets off da ground a couple feet then there wouldn't be any need to put telescopics in the rear, unless u want a radical 3 wheel. U gotta remember though that when ur hopping u don't have to have the rear end locked up. For example if u have 18's in the rear for a mean 3 wheel u can always just have the rear up at about 10 - 12 inches when ur hopping. Then of course if u have a car with double piston pumps to the front then u'd definitely want some telescopics in da rear to be able to make full use of the piston pumps, know what i mean? Personally for street use I always run 10's or 12's in the rear.
 

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Originally posted by 01lowlow@Dec 2 2007, 02:47 PM~9351933
Well 1st of all never put anything bigger than 8's up front. A lot of people nowadays are using 6's up front but nothing bigger than 8's for sure. As far as the best sized cylinders for hopping and 3-wheeling it really all depends wut u want. If ur car gets off da ground a couple feet then there wouldn't be any need to put telescopics in the rear, unless u want a radical 3 wheel. U gotta remember though that when ur hopping u don't have to have the rear end locked up. For example if u have 18's in the rear for a mean 3 wheel u can always just have the rear up at about 10 - 12 inches when ur hopping. Then of course if u have a car with double piston pumps to the front then u'd definitely want some telescopics in da rear to be able to make full use of the piston pumps, know what i mean? Personally for street use I always run 10's or 12's in the rear.
ok, i see. i still got alot to learn :biggrin: :) so im assuming the smaller the front cylinders are, the quicker response it will give when the you hit the switch?
 
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