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Modernizing the Mk1 front suspension

Postby Krisdupreysgarage » Thu Oct 13, 2022 10:27 pm

Hi all

I’m sure I’ve seen people fit later transit front suspension to the Mk1 to get rid of the leaf springs and drums.

Can anyone tell me what is best to use?

Thanks


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Re: Modernizing the Mk1 front suspension

Postby dumper » Fri Oct 14, 2022 7:52 am

A post on hear on a mk2 they used mk3 independent front suspension they had to weld in the top mounting from a mk 3
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Re: Modernizing the Mk1 front suspension

Postby MinorMatt » Thu Oct 27, 2022 11:50 am

Mk3 is easiest, mk4/5 is doable.

I do happen to have a complete mk5 subframe in stock :D
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Re: Modernizing the Mk1 front suspension

Postby Luke » Thu Oct 27, 2022 5:07 pm

i've done a thread on here with pics of my conversion search for ifs conversion threads under my name

it's well worth doing - transforms the van and lines up pretty well too :D
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