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Old December 22nd, 2007, 11:19 AM   #1
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What size of pipe would be suitable for doing a 4 link suspension with rockwell axles.The truck will be primaraly used in the mud with 47" ltbs.I have been on pirate.com and read alot over there but think that the material they use is a little overkill for a mud truck.Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old December 22nd, 2007, 11:32 AM   #2
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i have read of people using schedule 80 1.25 pipe
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Old December 22nd, 2007, 02:46 PM   #3
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pipe shouldn't be used for any components that your life may depend on. Use tube.
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Old December 22nd, 2007, 02:56 PM   #4
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what link ends are you gonna run bushings heims?????????????????
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Old December 22nd, 2007, 03:47 PM   #5
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pipe shouldn't be used for any components that your life may depend on. Use tube.
I don't think he DD a mud truck with 47's. But still don't use pipe.
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Old December 22nd, 2007, 08:30 PM   #6
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Now we are going to have a pipe vs tube debate in here...

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Old December 22nd, 2007, 09:06 PM   #7
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wooo hooo pipe for poop (always wanted to say that)

in before the piep vs tube argument goes full bore
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Old December 22nd, 2007, 09:18 PM   #8
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2.5" square tube
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1" heims. Not gonna ever see the road.This truck will be trailered to and from the mud. Pipe is more readily available around Grayling.A guy I run with here has already tried square tubing and it folded in the middle and left the rearend sideways under his truck.
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what do you need pipe for a mud truck. are you gong for mad flex of a mud truck and are linking it up or just for traction bars?
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Old December 23rd, 2007, 04:00 PM   #11
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Coil springs all around with triangulated 4 link. Looking for a good ride.I dont like bouncing all over with stiff leaf springs.
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2.5" square tube
3 inch square pipe
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3.125 square tubing
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