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Old March 14th, 2013, 02:34 PM   #50
disturbedsledneck
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Originally Posted by vis_eclipse View Post
the rear springs are xj springs soa with trail gear shackle joints welded to a rear bumper i made.
the fuel cell is an rci 12Lx9Hx30W with a skid plate i made for it. diff barely clears by an inch or 2. i used novak-adapt motormounts and had them do the harness for me. both are made extremly well. you will need a corvette fuel filter/regulator wix part#33737 and dakota digital sgi-5 converter box for it to run like factory. novak sell both but at a premium.(i learned this the hard way)
I was under the impression that the XJ springs would move the axle back farther than what it looks on yours. I like the setup you have, and the stance. Maybe that is the route I will go too.
I have the complete frame cut with my motor, so I may try and make the stock 6.0 motor mounts work somehow. It looks to me like I can make them work. I haven't seen anybody else going that route though, so I'm kind of curious if there's a reason that I'm not seeing.
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