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    Jato Low Ride mod with pic links O___O>

    Hi all

    i was after lowering my jato and i did some research , and i found flipping the front arms lowers the front end . but i didnt find any thing for the rear. i didnt want to put fuel tubing in the shocks, because to be honest it too much work...

    any ways for the rear u dont need to flip the arms . using longer screws mount the end of the shock to the thingy... pics explain better .i do have the springs compressed so it doesn't sag as much




    *I didnt discover the mod i had previously seen an incomplete version somewhere. if anyone knows do say so i can thank the guy . im not taking credit for this. thanks

    http://imageupload.co.uk/files/ie26j9jpi5dt3q351jvk.jpg

    http://imageupload.co.uk/files/xu1qzsczoz8bpofkvqox.jpg
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    That looks pretty cool.

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    Thats looks great, How does it handle?
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    sturdy stable , haven't flipped it. feels planted. i find the steering pretty sensitive.

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    Is there anyway I can get a shot of the front setup? Im thinking about copyiny this on my other jato.

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    Looks like a road hawg! I always wanted to do this to my Jato before I sold it and never got around to it. Take some drifting videos for us!
    Last edited by Double G; 07-19-2013 at 07:55 AM.
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    Thanks moarpower, sounds like something to do. especially now that i have the Jato torn apart for a good cleaning..
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    sure ill post moar pics . ive beennhaving a hard time finding a internet connection, my home internet ran out.

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    i measured it to be about 2cm off the ground.

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    Man this looks cool!! But, is that set up only for the rear?

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    so i finally got my internet up to post the pics of the front and the rear in more detail.

    Front:
    1. remove the bumper
    2. remove shocks from arms
    3. remove the blue aluminum thingy
    4. remove the rods holding the arms
    5. flip each arm and install the rods back. the arms should be upside down.
    6. put everything back together except shocks
    7. Install shocks shown in the pic, ur gonna have to screw the shocks from the outside.







    Rear UPDATED:
    1. To get even lower flip the shocks and screw the bottom of the shaft into the middle
    hole of the rear shock tower
    2. and the top to the top of the rear casters?

    Its basically the same procedure as seen in the pictures posted before but you flip the shocks
    thats it.


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    [IMG]Bad[/IMG]
    I figured out how to do it in the front
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    This is how it looks. If you don't mind I just thought it looked cool

    Awe man i don't know how to post pics :P
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    u need to upload your pics to a photoshare site like photobucket or imigur.com
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    nice with the front! same at the back too? make sure sparks dont fly

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    Haha yea I'm thinking about duck tapping the bottom

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    stiffening the springs will help prevent the body slamming onto the ground.


    in my laboratory ive gone eeevvvveeennnn lllloooowwwwweeeerrrr by replacing shocks with turnbuckles then you can lower it to about a nanometer off the ground. ( you'll need a microscope).

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    Hahaha nice

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    Can u jump that think at all ?

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    I doubt it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike t maxx 3.3 View Post
    Can u jump that think at all ?
    Low Ride mod is not design for jump.

    Quote Originally Posted by moarpower View Post
    stiffening the springs will help prevent the body slamming onto the ground.


    in my laboratory ive gone eeevvvveeennnn lllloooowwwwweeeerrrr by replacing shocks with turnbuckles then you can lower it to about a nanometer off the ground. ( you'll need a microscope).

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    +1 turnbuckles mod,
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    That look real stiff I'm thinking of buying a jado will it make it faster is I lower it as low as I can get it to go I'm thinking about swapping the 3.3 on it and put a 2.5 on it so it's a little bit more easier to drive and control I think this is a good idea

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