Suspension for a Nissan Frontier

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  1. mtnbikekid08

    mtnbikekid08 Aime-moi moins, mais aime-moi longtemps

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    Hey guys, I'm most likely getting a 2001 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab.
    What I want is some TT or Prerunner suspension on the thing.
    No, I don't mean a stupid lift, I mean a kit that gives me 10+ inches of wheel travel. Want an example? www.chaosfab.com. Something like that.
    Thanks
     
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    IHAVECRABS Diversity is our strength. LOLOL

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    is this like, your discrete way of spamming your shitty website? :confused:
     
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    IslanderOffRoad Do you even lift kit? OT Supporter

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    wow, i need some of those carbon fiber look upper control arms, those will pull some serious pussy!
     
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    Crabby, I'm trying to get some opinions on what suspension kits are out there, not have an asswipe come in here.

    If you have any sense, you'd know that isn't my site, because I couldn't possibly own that. That's about as likely as me being the lead guitarist of Muse.

    Anyways, do you guys know of any good suspension systems, or good companies?
     
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    google.com
     
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    mtnbikekid08 Aime-moi moins, mais aime-moi longtemps

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    Tried that too. There's too many different types to be easily narrowed down via google. I'm not so stupid as to not try that first.
    I know there are people out there that are very much into the CORR and Trophy Truck classes, such as the Baja 1000 and 500, and I am targeting this question mainly towards them.
     
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    wheres your location ?
    prolly gonna have to find a custom shop if you want it trophy truck style...I'm not sure if there are any mass production suspension systems for your truck (at least not up to par with what you say you want)
     
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    Camburg, Dixon Bros, Total Chaos fab, etc. are mass production suspension systems for TT style suspension.
    I'm in Austin, TX
     
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    It's a Frontier...they are probably the worst mini trucks on the market for off roading.
     
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    in strict terms of offroading, I would say tacoma > frontier > ranger > dakota.

    And I say that strictly in terms of aftermarket support with a slight nod towards vehicle design. That being said, I think the Frontier design is superior to the tacoma, but the taco gets more aftermarket attention.
     
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    True. I've been looking around, and almost no one has aftermarket suspension that I want for the frontier. The Ranger and Tacoma have it all.
    The Dakota? It has absolutely none. And the tranny sucks:rofl:
     
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    Rangers do exceptionally well offroad, have an LSD option from factory, and a higher ride height. Better manual transmission IMO as well. Now if they would've ditched the IFS it'd be golden.
     
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    And if the balls were better.
    I'd just drop some Camburg LT suspension on it though
     
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    But Nissan>Ford any day of the week.

    To the OP: Go to www.clubfrontier.org They have a few site sponsors that might be able to help you out.


    FYI: I drive an '05 Frontier CC LE.
     
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    :werd: Ball joints on them are shit.
     
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    I don't know if it's still like this, but the Balls on my Dad's 97 F-150 sucked too. Wore out in zero-time.
     
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    There is no vehicle with particularly good balljoints. all manufacturers use a weak part here.
     
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    the main problem with ford truck ball joints were the boots. They would crack, tear, then they would be exposed to dirt. You lose alignment quick (especially with a torsion front end) and have to replace them.
     

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