I was tired of dealing with a sagging rear due to extra weight, I'm glad I went with the high capacity coils. I believe AEV nailed it with these, you definitely need 37's with flat fenders though.
If you're going to be doing a roof top tent, I highly recommend the 4 1/2" HC AEV springs. I just completely redid my entire drivetrain and upgraded to a currie 44/60 setup and 37" tires and it rides great and handles the extra weight without an issue.
I used their standard angle brackets and they seem to hold very well. The only thing I didn't like was the m5 screws and nuts. They're somewhat small to work with, but after awhile you get used to them.
I wanted to try the 3 way connectors, but I never ordered any. I would expect those would...
I used a combination of their corner clips and sometimes I'd tap the center spline for a 1/4-20 and countersink it and run it in from the other side. I'll see if I can find a pic and post it.
Let me know if you have any other questions.
Thanks! I took care of building and designing the cabinet, but I can't take credit for the woodworking... My father retired and woodworking is his new hobby, lucky me!
Your rear platform inspired me to do mine!
Good question on the weight, 2 people can easily lift it unloaded. I just...
I finally got around to wrapping up my trail kitchen and added some attachment points in the back and finished off the cabinet part in molle panels. With all the talk of platforms, I also decided to take out the rear seats and build my own. My platform is only in the rear set area and doesn't...