Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest - View Single Post - 1" square or 1" round?
View Single Post
Old March 28th, 2008, 08:03 AM   #10
95geo
newbie
 
95geo's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-05-05
Location: dryden
Posts: 5,777
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kodiak450r View Post
alright. i'll probably build the frame from round tube, but i'm designing my own front suspension setup similar to that of a dune buggy being long travel equal length control arms with a coil over shock setup. i'd like to use square for that because i can mount the bushings in it easier.

ideally you want unequal length arms, with proper geometry it will keep the contact patch of the tire square to the gound while the chassis leans. look up trophy trucks and class 1 cars for examples.

if you are going to actually go through with making a chassis and you want it to hold up you might as well make it correctly so you are satisfied with the results.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	not quite.jpg
Views:	2274
Size:	73.3 KB
ID:	28424  

Last edited by 95geo; July 22nd, 2008 at 10:23 AM. Reason: needed to host a picture
95geo is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Page generated in 0.04982 seconds with 21 queries