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Old January 22nd, 2012, 09:23 AM   #1
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Default pros and cons of 4 link front suspensions

I have been reading up on triangulated 4 link front ends and was wondering if there are any real pros and cons on switching from a twin leaf style suspension to 4 link. I eventually want to switch out some or all of the suspension for air ride and was figuring on using the triangulated 4 link front and rear suspension and running air ride from there. So any help is appreciated. Just to add to this a little more it would be for the econoline and when driving down the road it would still be normal height but lowered while parked.
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Old February 3rd, 2012, 04:30 AM   #2
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Default Re: pros and cons of 4 link front suspensions

I'm not much help on the advantages/disadvantages but I just saw that car that kept the main spring(monospring) and ran air bags on top of it. It eliminates the need for a 4-link by using the spring for locating the axle. Owners wanted it drive low but needed some height to get over speed bumps and his driveway.
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