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Old May 7th, 2013, 02:20 PM   #21
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Welcome to the 4x4 industry. It could be worse, you could be paying 2 times the price for lesser quality stuff like most car forums and the like. Look at how much a hotchkis rear chevelle suspension goes for and what's included in the parts list

For $977.95 you get this!!!!

"The fabricated trailing arms are constructed from one piece of .120" wall TIG welded steel tubing making them the stongest in the industry and include greasable polyurethane bushings. Trailing arm mount braces and hardware are also included. This item is a must for any high horesepower Chevelle, GTO, El Camino or other A-Body models."

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Old May 7th, 2013, 02:25 PM   #22
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Welcome to the 4x4 industry. It could be worse, you could be paying 2 times the price for lesser quality stuff like most car forums and the like. Look at how much a hotchkis rear chevelle suspension goes for and what's included in the parts list

For $977.95 you get this!!!!
Thats a bad joke... wow. Paying for the name or..?

and thats why i avoid buying shit and just make it myself...

which is what i might do. i bought the mounts because i wanted to zap them in and go, use my factory manifolds, and not have to worry about any other clearance BS. Looks like i might cancel that order and just make my own.

Anyone know of anyone that actually stocks these mounts?
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After making almost everything on my last build, I've learned that there is no shame in buying where it makes sense. Brackets and axle trusses are on that list. So are corner guards. There are definitely things that are worth buying. The real lesson is to not make plans until you have parts in hand. Even the most reliable vendors let this industry down from time to time.
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After making almost everything on my last build, I've learned that there is no shame in buying where it makes sense. Brackets and axle trusses are on that list. So are corner guards. There are definitely things that are worth buying. The real lesson is to not make plans until you have parts in hand. Even the most reliable vendors let this industry down from time to time.
I agree with every word of this. I thought it'd be cool to make all my own stuff, but in the end it cost me just as much money and 10x as much time. But if it'll save you 3 weeks that you'd otherwise be waiting for parts, go for it. Some flat plate, a couple poly bushings, a few bolts, and either tube or more flat plate and you've got yourself motor mounts.
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yeah, that might happen this weekend... i really needed the damn 40t reluctor that they were sending me, guess i'll improvise on that. can't hurt to try to make them myself, i have til the 18th anyways.
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why wait for a set of motor mounts when it is one of the easiest things to build. most of the ones i have seen from novak or advanced fit like shit and the guys wished they would of just built them in the first place.
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why wait for a set of motor mounts when it is one of the easiest things to build. most of the ones i have seen from novak or advanced fit like shit and the guys wished they would of just built them in the first place.
Gonna do my own... now to figure out my vss issue...
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Old May 7th, 2013, 06:10 PM   #28
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Just got that tracking number in an email from poly... The body lift tracking number said it would be here tomorrow and is in ohio right now... wtf is this one for? The mounts are 23lbs, that reluctor cannot possibly weigh 17lbs.
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Old May 9th, 2013, 11:41 AM   #29
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Well, body lift is in. Motor mounts and such are here on monday, i guess advance adapters got their shit together?

Picked up these today, 285/70/17 mall terrains on some 7005 17x9 procomp alloys.

Dey tens dey tens.
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Finally got the mounts in... pulled the motor and got the mounts squared up and tacked in 4 hours. Also did tires and lift over the weekend.












Motor goes in for test fitting tomorrow

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And we have a motor in. Stock manifolds line up perfectly.


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Motors been in and running for 2 weeks. Think I may need a trans soon. Real sloppy downshifts. But holy shit does this thing move. Wheelies on command, took a bmw 750il down too.



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Where did you get your 40T gear from?
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Old October 28th, 2013, 01:17 PM   #36
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what kind of mileage are you getting out of this thing?
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