vitara solid axle build

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vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:24 pm

hows it im solid axle swapping my vitara at the mo so thought id share some pics

using a vitara rear axle up front with sj413 swivels and hubs (so i keep my stud pattern and brakes fit on still )
staying with vitara head as its a matching ratio and cheap not like hilux etc

new to posting pics here so bare with me
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:25 pm

413 diff and diff chopped for the job
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:27 pm

diff all centred up and made to suit the job as in offset of the head etc

swivels are just tacked in untill mounted on the radius arms thenn caster can be sorted when its at ride height
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:28 pm

have slipped the 413 axle housing into the vitara housing by 80mm and will end up braced as well
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:29 pm

got these cool shocks for it as well cant wait to set it up and use it

foa 12 inch travel :shock:
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:31 pm

next up is sawing the factory trailing arm mounts off a poor un suspecting pajero for the trailing arms im planning on running

i was going to make my own at the chassis end but have herd of people punching the arms through brackets because there wasnt any support on the bush at the piviot end

heres a pic of the trailing arms
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:34 pm

bit more stuff
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gen 2 pajero trailing arms
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby BlakeNZ » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:51 pm

that's pretty resourceful. Well done. Will it be certed, or a trailer truck?

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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby Crawlerer79 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:44 am

Looks good! Very interested to see how you front axle set up works out, what do you plan on doing for axle shafts?
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