Old Man Emu lifts are listed below. You will also definately need to change the front brake pipes for longer ones and may also need to change the rear ones as well. There are systems for heavily weighted rears but no load up front and systems that are made to handle the exact opposite. Also don't forget you will have to inform your insurance company. Needless to say i try n do as much of the work myself now just buy the rite gear n tools n research the how to do it and go fom there. What does all of this mean for you? Regardless of your need, Atlantic British carries the suspension solutions you need in stock and ready to deliver! Kit looks good but seems the two front springs might have been fitted on something but not installed because they had some scratches on them. There are much more expensive kits out there, and there's loads of threads and opinions around this forum.
To cure this I ended up fitting a high angle Universal joint at both end propshaft from Devon 4x4 which involved changing the pinion flange on the diff. This is possibly one of the worst forums I use, never witnessed such a large amount of loudmouth offensive impolite people. If you are interested in reading more about the undisputed superiority of Old Man Emu equipment over all others, please check out information on: Springs. Boxes were marked as well and the front ones are directional. Because of their sheer mass emus can't fly, but have you ever seen an emu run? I largely agree with what Pete has said, but some of the troubles are model specific and some are due to the Disco being a daily drive so some degree of road manners had to be retained. Took me about 5 hours in my garage using jack stands.
You will marvel at how the wheels stay in touch with rock strewn and rutted tracks that you winched up the last time. There is a flat side of the front ones which goes facing up. You may find taller or perhaps more heavily advertised suspension lifts on the market, but you will never find anything that ride more comfortably, has greater load capacity, or is more durable than Old Man Emu. Our coil spring conversion kits have helped thousands of customers change out their air suspension systems without ever compromising ride quality or vehicle performance. Over 11,000 Parts In Stock! The massive strength in their legs allows them to move over all types of terrain with the greatest of ease, yet their bodies remain virtually motionless, their legs taking the majority of the terrain's impact. One option to consider if you still want a suspension lift on a budget is just fitting lift springs on their own and then fitting longer dampers, brake lines etc at a later date.
From floor mats to filters to complete engines, we carry the widest range of parts and accessories for your Land Rover you will find anywhere! If it does effect the handling you will either need to replace the bushes at the axle end of the front radius arms for castor corrected ones or buy new castor corrected arms. Pictured to the left an Old Man Emu outfitted Discovery. I also had problems with the rear propshaft as the steeper angle on the propshaft destroyed the rubber coupling at the axle end within about 3 months of me fitting the lift and then a second brand new one in about 6 months. And the important word here is stock. Having corrected the castor you will then probably find that the front propshaft will have picked up a vibration which is cured by fitting a double cardon propshaft from a discovery 2 or a custom made one from the likes of propshaft clinic or devon 4x4 etc. Does your vehicle get hung up on uneven, off road surfaces? Are you concerned about the sway or body roll your vehicle exhibits when cornering? My personal budget favorite are Procomps and have a fairly wide range of lengths.
With either of these set ups you can easily run 265x75x16 tyres with trimmed arches. Mine is my daily driver so I wanted it right. Do you need more ground clearance off road? Or you can look at things like. Fast Delivery We ship same-day on orders placed before 12:00pm eastern time, Monday - Friday excluding holidays from both our East and West Coast Warehouses. But all the bucks was money well spent. Well I guess I should first thank you for a warm welcome guys. Of course, our suspension expertise does not end with coil kits, as we offer Land Rover lift kits, polybush kits and shock kits from Bilstein, Britpart, Terrafirma and Old Man Emu.
I then also had to correct the flange angle of the rear diff as I then had a vibration on the rear this was cured by fitting new rear radius arms that were longer than the originals. Just a shame Ares didnt get a polite response, politeness and soap are cheap. Elimination of rear end sag - for those owners who tow or carry a lot of weight. Weight - The Critical Factor Full load or empty, the critical factor that determines the correct suspension solution for your vehicle is weight. To be safe you'll need extended brake lines at about another £40. He eventually fitted dropped shock mounts to go with the spacers, no extended brake lines or any other gadgets.
I'm looking to get a lift kit for my Disco 1 but I'm not sure which kit or what I need in the kit. Is your on road ride bouncy, harsh or uncomfortable? Not all do it but mine did. You will need spacers for the rear springs to keep the lift level and a set of longer travel shocks. Use our handy map guide or feel free to call our store. Have you ever lost traction off road? Its still on standard length dampers and is fine for pay and plays without longer ones. A frame bushes and on axle end greasable version fitment, replaced front hub bearings timken , and about to do the front propshaft wide angle to go on, no castor correction done as yet but all in all i have slight steering issues and no doubt still abit of work to solve as much of the problem as i can.
I went the Old Man Emu route which is about £200 more expensive. The only real reason to fit a lift other than cause it looks good is to allow the fitting of even bigger tyres than you can as standard and a bit of trimming, then you need to think about larger wheel offset to stop your tyres rubbing at every corner. Every other challenge you throw at your new suspension will remind you of how well we do our work. We have a great deal of very interesting and technical and engineering information on the Old Man Emu springs and shocks. These trials and modifications can take weeks of testing in order to ensure the best possible combination for each application. You will relax when you pull out of the driveway with the boat, trailer or van behind you. We simply don't list part 's that we can buy - we stock them.
Try giving your manners a 2 inch lift and maybe lower your pretentiousness 40mm Hope the rest of the forum is a little more friendly! To clear the front and back edges of the wheel archs to fit much bigger tyes without cutting can result in very high lifts. The one bit of advice i would give is dont use britpart stuff its ok for a short get out but not long term front shocks lasted 2 days and i only use my disco as work vehicle n not off road. The 255s look small now. No additional parts were needed except I need to get some bigger tires. So having looked around and indeed searched.
Our unique algorithm classifies jobs according to a wide variety of factors, estimates the market rate for this specification of job and displays the estimated rate of pay when sufficient data is available but can't take into account differences in the level of experience required, responsibilities or working hours. There are some good companys and knowledgable people out there and unfortunatly the carp ones who just wana tell u wot they think u wanna know and sell u bottom grade carp at over inflated prices then dont wanna talk to you wen the carp they sold u fails. Atlantic British is the industry leader in Land Rover suspension conversion kits. If your on a really tight budget you could do well to look at which offers a forums discount. Old Man Emu suspension components are perfect for those who want ride quality over 'show' quality. These are stainless braided ones; I thought it made sense to go with a fit and forget option that also inproved my brake pedal 'feel'.