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Hi all,

Have taken the RR on the road for the 1st time today following a 3" suspension lift (springs, dampers and radius arms changed), on the road I'm getting a bloody awful grinding noise.

When I shuffled under the truck it was obvious that the front prop has been rubbing on the anti-roll bar, hence the noise! :blink:

Question is how do I correct this?

Is it just a case of making longer brackets for where the anti-roll bar attach to the body?

Thanks in advance,

Mick.

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Hi all,

Have taken the RR on the road for the 1st time today following a 3" suspension lift (springs, dampers and radius arms changed), on the road I'm getting a bloody awful grinding noise.

When I shuffled under the truck it was obvious that the front prop has been rubbing on the anti-roll bar, hence the noise! :blink:

Question is how do I correct this?

Is it just a case of making longer brackets for where the anti-roll bar attach to the body?

Thanks in advance,

Mick.

Easiest way is get rid of the ARB ;)
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Easiest way is get rid of the ARB ;)

Cheers Pux / Gelf

Won't that make it a pig on the twisty stuff? (New springs are HD and don't give much)

Will it go through the MOT without the anti-roll bar?

I like your thinking but want to keep it legal.

Mick.

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loosing the arb will also give you a little more articulation so its a win win mine handles fine without them and im now on a 6" lift

leads me on to another question I'm afraid!

My kit has dislocation cones & + 2" braided S.S. brake hoses, with increased axle articulation surely these will be a weak point?!

If I'm correct how long do the hoses need to be?

Thanks again,

Mick.

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Changing the springs to raise ride height doesn't directly change how far up/down the axle can more. The mounting position and length of the dampers is what affects the limits of axle movement and therefore brake line length.

With vehicles like the RRC and discovery which have the brake lines mount to the body rather than the chassis, then a body lift will also directly affect brake line length.

As tel says, you can extend the copper/steel brake lines as well as the flexible lines. I find that +4" flexible lines on a RRC is a bit to long for making sure they don't get rubbed, so extending the ridgid lines does have some advantages over longer flexible brake lines, including the cost.

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