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    Grp4 Four link suspension

    Evening all, just wondering if i four link the rear of the car how important is the length of the 4 link bars? all 4 bars will be the same length but 475mm as opposed to 620mm approx in a mk2 escort, what implications will this have?

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    Re: Grp4 Four link suspension

    I can't really see it making any difference as Mk1 Escort Historics use short four link boxes and four link bars anyway.
    I don't know what they measure, but they are considerably shorter than a full length Mk1 or Mk2 Four link kit.

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    Re: Grp4 Four link suspension

    the shorter the bars the more change in length when it moves through its arc

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    Re: Grp4 Four link suspension

    thanks lads, ya someone mentioned that alright, anyway around it ? going 6 linking an Mgb Gt and basing it off a mk2 atlas axle 6 link kit the works

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    Re: Grp4 Four link suspension

    are you staying with leaf springs? if you are you will need to convert the front spring mounts to rollers

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    Re: Grp4 Four link suspension

    Quote Originally Posted by Graham View Post
    are you staying with leaf springs? if you are you will need to convert the front spring mounts to rollers
    no doing away with leaf springs and turreting the arches, fitting bilsteins

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    Re: Grp4 Four link suspension

    dont have a big range of suspension travel is one way,fine if its tar

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