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Old August 28th, 2006, 10:59 PM   #1
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Just thought I'd share this with you guys.

I'm not sure about it. part of my likes it and part of me isnt sure yet. :dunie:





its on ebay:
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Old August 28th, 2006, 11:53 PM   #2
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I really like how it looks, but I don't understand what is going on in the front suspension. It that some kinda double track bars I am seeing? How does that work? And the wheel spacers. Just looking to kill the balljoints.
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Old August 29th, 2006, 12:35 AM   #3
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Its on the frame of a 1980 Ford Van....lol
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Old August 30th, 2006, 12:46 AM   #4
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It does look like those are double track bars, umm, if you know anything about suspension, you know that will result in zero wheel travel. I mean, just use a damn tractor suspension at that point. All it will do is allow it to pivot in the center. The builder just created a springless rig.
Well, on closer inspection it looks like there are relatively soft bushings on either end of that thing. It'll be interesting when the over-center that cool little 2 bar linkage that they created. It'll be the shortest jeep around. :)

Of course, I think this is the same shop that built that giant ZJ a few months ago. And that had a 18" tall ball-joint spacer, yes, 18 inches. Basically an 18" long rod straight up out of the knuckle that the drag link attached to. asking for death.

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Old September 14th, 2006, 04:38 PM   #5
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Look at the weak shock mounts .. Looks like they were made of rerod..
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I like it just for the pimp factor, plus it says it dose 160. Ill just take it to the dunes or desert
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Old September 14th, 2006, 05:02 PM   #7
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Look at the weak shock mounts .. Looks like they were made of rerod..
Yeah, thats some pretty small tubing (even if its solid) :)
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Old September 14th, 2006, 09:31 PM   #8
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not sure what Jeff was thinking on that one - but he does build some nice rigs...i'm pretty sure his dad owns PSC Steering too...

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Old September 15th, 2006, 11:15 AM   #9
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if you stare at that front end too long youll need some mine

and, actual proof that theres such a thing as TOO many slots !!
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