Four-Wheeler Chassis and Suspension Handbook

Overview

The key to making the most out of an off-road truck's performance on the rough terrain favored by enthusiasts lies with suspension and chassis modifications. In order to cover rocky climbs, deep mudholes, and other rugged obstacles, off-roaders modify the truck to give added ground clearance and increased articulation. Here, the best off-road articles from Four Wheeler magazine have been compiled to create this in-depth guide to maximizing off-road performance of your four-wheel-drive truck or SUV. The book ...

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Overview

The key to making the most out of an off-road truck's performance on the rough terrain favored by enthusiasts lies with suspension and chassis modifications. In order to cover rocky climbs, deep mudholes, and other rugged obstacles, off-roaders modify the truck to give added ground clearance and increased articulation. Here, the best off-road articles from Four Wheeler magazine have been compiled to create this in-depth guide to maximizing off-road performance of your four-wheel-drive truck or SUV. The book covers lift kits, aftermarket suspension additions, articulation tricks, and drivetrain modifications.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760318157
  • Publisher: Motorbooks
  • Publication date: 4/15/2004
  • Series: Motorbooks Workshop Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,478,595
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 10.75 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Chapter 1 Lift It! 8
Altitude Adjustment, January 2001 9
10 Suspension-Related Shortcuts To Not Take, January 2001 13
Project Plain Jane, March 2001 14
Get Shafted!, August 2001 18
EZ Upgrades You Can Do, November 2001 19
The Great 3-Way Suspension Test, December 2001 26
Where's the Beef?, March 2002 30
New Super Duty Suspension, May 2002 32
The Latest & Greatest Lifts, June 2002 35
Installing Flex, July 2002 44
Sick & Twisted Suspensions, August 2002 48
Chapter 2 Ride Smooth, Stop Hard 54
Durable Bushings, March 1998 55
Before & After: Suspension Test, December 1998 57
Being Single, March 2000 62
Trick Tidbits, March 2000 64
Big Tires Need Big Brakes, December 2000 67
Them's the Brakes!, December 2000 70
Air Rules, January 2003 72
Supple Suspensions, June 2003 76
Rancho RS 9000X, September 2003 80
Chapter 3 Traction Tactics 82
Flex Equals Traction...Or Does It?, January 2000 83
Get Flexy, July 2003 86
Angles and Dangles, August 2003 90
Getting Rid of Wheelhop, August 2003 93
What Fits, What Hits?, August 2003 96
Chapter 4 Projects 100
Dodge
Bagging a Ram, June 2002 101
Ford
How to Build a Ford Ranger, February 1998 105
Blue Oval Altitude, May 2003 109
Before and After: Lifting the F-150, June 2003 113
Project Fiery Redhead, March 2004 117
GM
Chevy with Altitude, September 2001 120
Raised Right, July 2002 123
Project SuperBurb, September 2002 126
Altitude Adjustment, March 2003 129
Jeep
Beefing the Chief, July 1998 133
Revolvers for the Rocks, March 2000 136
Wraising Wrangler, March 2000 138
Bolt-On Flex for Your CJ, February 2002 142
A Superior Cherokee, January 2003 144
Grand Articulation, August 2003 147
Mazda/Nissan/Toyota
The Sky's the Limit, March 2000 150
Xterra Special, January 2003 153
Toyota Front End Flex, May 1998 156
Index 159
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