Quote: Now i would have thought that gen 3 lower control arm would be vital to the swap due to the stamped steel gen 1 & 2 arms aren't designed to carry the load by the shock mount. I should dig up a IFS picture from a Pajero EVO that could be a missing link.
I don't think that's a problem as the bottom arms are taking the same load from the torsion bars anyway. They are very similar in design Gen 2 vs Gen 3 as they are both just pressed metal. The key to this swap is the top coil mount with the available room under the guard of a Gen 2. You really have to look at the two vehicles setups to understand. The Gen 2 shock tower can be removed and a new one welded onto the chassis that extends high enough to fit the longer coilover assememby - the Toyota coilovers are like this as they are still a full chassis like the Gen 2. The Gen 3 has the top mount welded into the guard. There may have to be some modding of the bottom mount to get the angle right but nothing big.
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