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Old March 19th, 2012, 08:32 AM   #18
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Default Re: BEAM EXTENDER "FAQ" THE BASICS 101

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My biggest question is, how much of a drop as far as spindles go after dropping down the 2.5 from the extension? I know tire size will play a roll in this too.
Also factor in an adjustable beam. Where the adjusters were clocked when welded in, even with the 2.5" drop on the extender, and 2" drop spindles, We still dropped it a good bit more with the adjustable beam to get a ride height we all liked. stock height beam jsut wasn't low enough for wehat we were looking at with 4.5". IIRC with a couple of our fat asses sitting on the front with the adjusters totally bottomed out, we were about an inch off the deck at the actual frame head.
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