Rear custom drop bracket lift

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Rear custom drop bracket lift

Postby Thupertrooper » Sun Sep 11, 2016 11:46 am

Rear custom drop bracket

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Ill get pictures of them mounted later.


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Postby Touchdown » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:38 pm

That almost looks too easy! 8)

Is that 2" x 1" steel?
And I'm assuming you just got a second set of bolts from Nissan?

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Postby Thupertrooper » Mon Sep 12, 2016 10:07 pm

That is 2"x4" 1/4" tubing and the lower bolts Are standard grade 8 the upper are metric m14x 1.50 bolts.
Extended brake lines from the front of a titan.

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Postby Touchdown » Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:35 pm

Ah ok...that tubing looks small in the pic!

So a 4" drop then...nice!
Any pics of it installed??

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Postby Thupertrooper » Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:15 pm

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Postby Touchdown » Wed Sep 14, 2016 11:30 am

That looks nice and clean! 8)

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Postby Thupertrooper » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:03 pm

Easiest lift ever lol hardest part was tracking down my brake lines.

That 2x4 pieces were left over from my rear bumper so worked out great

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Postby Touchdown » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:56 pm

You should sell a kit! :shock:

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Postby Thupertrooper » Wed Sep 14, 2016 1:04 pm

I dont think anybody wants to pay $300 for this kit lol

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Postby XVTer » Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:08 pm

Kudos for trying something new!

I'd suggest maybe welding something in between the pieces to lock them all together if possible - seems like a spot that could see a lot of torsional forces - my worry would be that the 2x4 would want to 'fall over' during hard cornering or if you hit a obstacle awkwardly while on a trail. My $0.02

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Postby Thupertrooper » Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:28 pm

Boxed 1/4" tubing is pretty strong. The reason i didnt run a brace there are lines for the fuel tank in the way. That was my idea but after i took it apart saw i couldnt anymore.

Looks sketchy but its pretty sturdy.

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Postby Touchdown » Thu Sep 15, 2016 6:20 am

Yeah I was thinking about that too...

Maybe just tack weld a few spots for some additional stress relief on those bolts.
Up to you really...

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Postby Thupertrooper » Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:31 am

Temporary lift till i sas the rear lol

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Postby Lit » Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:05 am

Nice!!!! It looks good.

I have been working on a similar setup but I am only planning on about a 2" drop bracket lift. I was hung up on needing the longer brake lines. After purchasing a couple of different brake lines to test, I was unable to get anything to work.

Thanks for the great info. Would you happen to have a part number for the Titan brake lines? The Titan front lines that I was looking at don't look like they will work, but it might be a bad photo.

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Postby Thupertrooper » Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:15 am

Lit wrote:Nice!!!! It looks good.

I have been working on a similar setup but I am only planning on about a 2" drop bracket lift. I was hung up on needing the longer brake lines. After purchasing a couple of different brake lines to test, I was unable to get anything to work.

Thanks for the great info. Would you happen to have a part number for the Titan brake lines? The Titan front lines that I was looking at don't look like they will work, but it might be a bad photo.
I actually had to bend the banjo fitting side and straighten it out with a vise very carefully. I got them from autozone and do not have the part number handy.

The reason i went 4" tall i had left over tubing from my custom rear bumper and it gave an exact lift to my front long travel.


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