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Torsion bar swap (UBS69 /UCS69)

Postby bensco82 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:22 pm

Hi everyone,

Is it possible to swap the torsion bars from an Isuzu Bighorn (UBCS69) to a Wizard (UCS68)?
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Re: Torsion bar swap (UBS69 /UCS69)

Postby stardog » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:29 pm

I put new torsion bars that fits LWB jackaroo into my 96 wizard fitted perfect same length only a bit thicker in the middle splines are the same size at the ends.
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Re: Torsion bar swap (UBS69 /UCS69)

Postby bensco82 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:58 pm

Thanks for that. I might just buy the torsion bars, shock absorbers and coil springs for a Jackaroo and replace mine. :D
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Re: Torsion bar swap (UBS69 /UCS69)

Postby stardog » Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:02 am

That's pretty much what I did on my wizard got torsion bars jackaroo LWB then found coil springs 40mm lift then got the 40mm lift efs shocks everything fitted.
Then I got a wheel alignment done all good now.
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Re: Torsion bar swap (UBS69 /UCS69)

Postby polyarkos » Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:36 am

Isn't the Wizard and Bighorn/Trooper the exact same chassis but with a different body?
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Re: Torsion bar swap (UBS69 /UCS69)

Postby geeves » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:41 am

They share a lot but the Wizard is closer to the Rodeo chassis
Sanding your knuckles before starting work can help. That way you cant skin them
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Re: Torsion bar swap (UBS69 /UCS69)

Postby stardog » Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:12 pm

Also the rodeo has leaf rear springs and drum brakes rear.
The wizard has coil springs and disk brakes in the rear.
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