Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

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Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

Post by sinclair » Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:38 pm

Yes, yes I know. But I'd like to know what's possible here. No tyre wear or bearing lube warnings please, I'm only curious :wink:
I found this one.
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Re: Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

Post by ted698 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:25 pm

Richard (8BUS) has his bus lowered whilst still on redux boxes - I believe he has dropped spindles on front, and rear bought down on the splines to match - so It's not stupid low - but significantly lower than mine - and he doesn't have the wild neg camber like that pic above.... (have they actually fallen off?? LOL)

I'm sure he'll be along to confirm..... Cheers TED

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Re: Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

Post by brazilnut » Mon Apr 18, 2016 5:46 pm

Not very low. Still on Reduction Boxes which help with towing the Puck with 1641cc.
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Post by maddison » Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:48 pm

mildy low on reduction boxes ;-)

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Re: Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

Post by wicker » Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:53 pm

Hi,
The bus in the first pic is mine and i DID have it down 2 splines there still with reduction boxes, drove it like that for a couple of months but decided to bring it back up to 1 spline as the ride was rubbish and wandered all over the place if i drove over any sort of water…..

The following pics are of the same bus today down 1 spline in the rear and dropped spindles up front , drives much better now but soon to be swapped out for a straight axle box.
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Re: Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

Post by 8 8US » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:05 pm

Thanks Ted, yes still running reduction boxes, 2 splines down from memory, dropped spindles at the front.
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Post by 8 8US » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:11 pm

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Re: Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

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Re: Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

Post by sinclair » Tue Apr 19, 2016 12:40 pm

Thanks guys. Yes I understand that water comment. I've had rediculously low beetles that felt like a wheel had fallen off when it rained!Image
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Re: Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

Post by lowdown dirty rat » Tue Apr 19, 2016 6:29 pm

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Well it does have reduction boxes. But flipped :D
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Re: Lowered on reduction boxes? Any pics?

Post by sinclair » Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:32 pm

lowdown dirty rat wrote:Image

Well it does have reduction boxes. But flipped :D
Like that :D
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