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Old 03-24-2009, 01:24 PM
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4" Dropped Axle ... Anybody Running one?

I have a chance to buy a 4" dropped axle for a great price. I'm concerned about too much drop. I have stock springs but based on my measurement a 4" drop would put my axle to ground clearance at about 2" with my current tires. Current tires are fairly low profile and junkers so I could easily raise it to 3".

Just curious if anyone on here is running a drop this low and how they feel about it.

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Ok, so I bought it for $150 but it appears to me to be a 2" drop not 4". He was measuring the actual drop at 4.125 and calling the original a 2.125" drop. Anyway appears to done at Mor Drop in CA. Came complete with brakes, springs, tie rod, drop ends for the tie rod, draglink and pitman arm. So looks like I can recoup my investment and then some along with a 2" drop.
 
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Originally Posted by 53OlderThanMe View Post
I have a chance to buy a 4" dropped axle for a great price. I'm concerned about too much drop. I have stock springs but based on my measurement a 4" drop would put my axle to ground clearance at about 2" with my current tires. Current tires are fairly low profile and junkers so I could easily raise it to 3".

Just curious if anyone on here is running a drop this low and how they feel about it.

Thanks
hi, I ran a mor-drop 4" drop on a daily driver from 1991 till 2015,,, I had no issues beyond catching a trash bag once in a while... that said I had all sorts of issues with the dropped tie rod ends and the tie rod.... at the time they had a cheap cut , dropped and welded tie rod end,,, and it broke at 70 mph,,, that was 6 years into driving it,,,,lmao when I heard something dragging I wiggled the wheel,,, as you know the stock box steering connects directly to drivers wheel,,, and as i heard dragging and figured that only the drivers wheel was steering I used the e brake to come to a stop... than the gf tried to run over me as I man handled the passenger wheel to turn the truck off the road,,,,, ahhh the fun of hot rodding....

I got 2 mor-drop axles over this time, the second came with elongated shock holes and warped king pin hole. ,,, so I had to get it machined.

make sure you get decent not some home brewed drops for the tie rod ends!!!
 
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