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mlarco52 01-31-2014 12:26 PM

Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
Just wondering I plan on getting the road magnet moderate 1/1.8 drop this coming spring/summer and wondering if anything else is needed such as the replacement control arms to correct any camber issues. I have a 2012 srt8.

Are the control arms only needed for the aggressive drop? If so that is great and saves me alot of money.

Thanks

A.V.GCSRT8 01-31-2014 01:53 PM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
I have the 1.8" in the back and the rear is maxed out at -1.8 camber. Im gonna end up with some sort of solution to bring the camber down just have not decided what yet. Front is good, rear may still get some inner tire wear being that negative

mlarco52 01-31-2014 03:52 PM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
Thank you for the info, I'm debating if I will or won't do the drop, only time will tell. Appreciate it!

Black Ops Auto Works 02-02-2014 02:40 PM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
The rear will max out no matter what drop we do unfortunatly these trucks are not really designed to go low.


http://www.jeepgarage.org/f97/road-m...iew-65212.html

Post#6 is the alignment sheet from the Extremes and an explanation of the use of Camber in a performance application.

it's not all bad if we are modifying or vehicles to perform better. The trade offs when modifying for performance are not replaceable buy some magic solutions unfortunately some things we just have to accept to make our vehicles perform. Even with the Arms some camber should remain to track better and I don't meant Race Track with that term I mean just performance and turning capabilities.

The Arms are not just for Camber they stiffen up the rear because of the harder bushings and stiffer material this gives less flex throughout the entire rear. These where FEA tested not just welded or cut by some CNC shop they work and will not fail because they where tested.

We are also doing the end links because I have gotten some pictures of the ones that are out majorly failed because they where designed wrong entirely.

A.V.GCSRT8 02-03-2014 03:51 PM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
Chad you talking about the sway bar links? My biggest thing about the camber is I don't stick well off the line with so much negative camber in the rear, the tires already don't stick well and now they spin worse lol

Black Ops Auto Works 02-03-2014 04:34 PM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by A.V.GCSRT8 (Post 969955)
Chad you talking about the sway bar links? My biggest thing about the camber is I don't stick well off the line with so much negative camber in the rear, the tires already don't stick well and now they spin worse lol

Last two paragraphs yes my Arms will correct these issues with Camber and Toe.

The last paragraph has to do with the links. The 2012 End links do not work as designed as you can see they need to swivel as I've posted someplace else here on the forums what they should look like.

Stiffening the rear is one thing but no matter how hard the bushing are or how thick the links are they will pop out if designed wrong. As you can see here a customer has sent me some pics of his and the issues his had.

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/j...r/IMG_2212.jpg

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/j...r/IMG_8174.jpg


Good side you can see the bolt is off center and stressed of the end.
No Bueno'
http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/j...IMG_8685-1.jpg


My goal in the rear is to reduce deflection which helps decrease wheel hop and increase traction. I have one of the best designers in the industry running FEA tests on everything I am doing. These suspension options may not be cheap but I'm committed to making the highest quality working parts available these trucks deserve high quality parts.

We should be able to have the entire rear done before summer.

A.V.GCSRT8 02-03-2014 06:57 PM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
That doesn't look good. Is it possible the installer didn't line up the bolts evenly? Hope mine don't do that...

Scottina06 02-03-2014 09:29 PM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
Most of the endlinks Ive seen were like that. Took me 2-3 times to get mine that good on my 13'. I didn't even bother adding them on my 14'

A.V.GCSRT8 02-04-2014 02:00 AM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
Glad I have something to look forward to

JeffL 02-04-2014 10:55 AM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
so are the adjustable control arms necessary with the mid-level lowering springs? I'd rather get the lip but if they are required I'll go that route lowering is required. Or can you align close enough without them?

A.V.GCSRT8 02-04-2014 08:43 PM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
so scott on your '13 did were you able to keep your link bushings from doing this? my driver side front is starting...

Black Ops Auto Works 02-05-2014 07:17 AM

Re: Calling all with Road Magnet moderate do I need anything else?
 
The arms should be done with any drop will just make it a solid set up.

The install unfortunately has nothing to do with the link failure I think Toms are doing this too the bushing is forced out because that is the softest part so over time they pop they are built wrong.


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