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I don't see why you couldn't, but you would still need to fab a lower shock mount bracket on the control arm, and then measure between the two shock mounting points to determine the correct length damper.
 

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This would not work because of the added anti-dive that griggs has worked in to the k-member when compared to maximum motorsports, or a stock k-member. I have read that mm claims "ford got it right" in terms of anti dive. I believe the placement of the lower control arms-- their angle to the ground is where this is achieved.
 

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so your saying the geometry would be wrong?
Most likely. It would work, as in drive around, but it probably wouldn't perform well.

Suspension design is a series of small adjustments and decisions towards compromise to obtain your "goal". Moving a pickup point 1/8" can change the entire design.

Mixing two could be ugly...:(

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After looking at the pics in this post, http://forums.corral.net/forums/showpost.php?p=8630703&postcount=4 , it appears the Griggs upper arm is pretty standard aftermarket. Factory Five has lower arms with shock mounts and spindle adapters to accept an upper ball joint.

Assuming someone could work out the geometry, it seems it would be feasible to create an upper shock/a-arm mount similar to Griggs, but that would use geometry acceptable to keeping the stock k-member. I think the Barts Works SLA was designed to use the stock k-member, but it had fabricated spindles.
 

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ah nice find. I am just trying to figure out a cheep way for SLA.. Agent 47 and Grigs SLA is super expensive and if there was a way for some one to do it that already had a mm K member that would be ftw.
 

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Well, if it were designed to work with factory geometry, it would work with any other tubular k that mimics the factory geometry. An SLA designed to work with a MM k would probably only work really well with the MM k.
 

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LOL.


on another forum I was reading some one said you need a mm K member... But in that pic its obviously a stocker. So I am wondering if they make a version for the mm K as well.
 
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