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Anyone know if there is something out ( would be surprised ) or in development a Long Travel suspension for the rear ? I have an Icon Suspension Long Travel from Metal Tech Icon , on my FJ Cruiser and just Love it. From what i have seen of the rear suspension of the Bronco, it looks similar to the FJ , but i am not a pro or a mechanic at all, so i am not sure about all the details.
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Fun-Haver Confirmed they are going to have a full long travel kit. I'm going full long travel on mine.
 

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Would love to see this. More important than front LT.
 

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Yes. It’s called the warthog.... or bronco raptor.
 

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Fun-Haver Confirmed they are going to have a full long travel kit. I'm going full long travel on mine.

Camburg is another one who has stated long arm on the way. 😁
 

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just by looking at the fender flarees I’d assume your gaining around 6” of width.
Right. I’d want to see a rear LT option without the additional width.
 

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Right. I’d want to see a rear LT option without the additional width.
I’ve never had any kinda desert runner or long travel rig before. I always wanted to do the total chaos kit on my old 4Runner. But I thought any long arm travel increases width? Again no expert.
 

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I’ve never had any kinda desert runner or long travel rig before. I always wanted to do the total chaos kit on my old 4Runner. But I thought any long arm travel increases width? Again no expert.
I think you’re right when it comes to front, IFS LT. Rear, maybe not since it is SA.
 

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Metal-Tech is on here. I am betting they have plenty in the works for the Bronco. I also ran their suspension and sliders on my FJ.
 
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The difference is the FJ rear setup features the spring independently from the shock, whereas the Bronco has a full rear strut assembly. with the FJ you get for example Toytec longer spring which are made by Eaibach if i remember correctly, then you can get for example OME longer shocks, the bumpstop is also a separate item. The Bronco features the shock, spring and bumpstop in one single assembly. It'll prob be more expensive to upgrade this way and you're limited in the springs you can run, i'm sure the aftermarket will design something with longer struts and springs but it won't cheap.
 
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The difference is the FJ rear setup features the spring independently from the shock, whereas the Bronco has a full rear strut assembly. with the FJ you get for example Toytec longer spring which are made by Eaibach if i remember correctly, then you can get for example OME longer shocks, the bumpstop is also a separate item. The Bronco features the shock, spring and bumpstop in one single assembly. It'll prob be more expensive to upgrade this way and you're limited in the springs you can run, i'm sure the aftermarket will design something with longer struts and springs but it won't cheap.

Good explanation, thanks
 

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The difference is the FJ rear setup features the spring independently from the shock, whereas the Bronco has a full rear strut assembly. with the FJ you get for example Toytec longer spring which are made by Eaibach if i remember correctly, then you can get for example OME longer shocks, the bumpstop is also a separate item. The Bronco features the shock, spring and bumpstop in one single assembly. It'll prob be more expensive to upgrade this way and you're limited in the springs you can run, i'm sure the aftermarket will design something with longer struts and springs but it won't cheap.
Just a technicality, but to be accurate the Bronco has coilovers which are the coil and shock in a single unit, and can or not include the bump stop. Technically, a strut is an integral part of the suspension links, where the shock is combined with a link/links to locate the axle.

And yes, coilovers are going to be more expensive than a separate coil and shock. A benefit though is better packaging. Also, with a coilover there is always a bit of preload on the spring so the spring doesn't unseat, where with long shocks and a separate spring the spring can unseat when the axle droops out all the way. Really, while a bit more expensive, the coilover is a better way to do it.
 
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