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Old January 27th, 2015, 12:57 PM   #1
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What type of tubing is everyone using for control arms? MS? Moly? 2in with 1/4 wall?

Just seeing if my 2in 1/4 wall Mild Steel tubing will be strong enough for me to beat the piss out of them... Or if someone is using some different now from when I searched this high and low all over...
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Old January 27th, 2015, 01:11 PM   #2
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I used 2" x 1/4 wall DOM on XJ long arms with good success
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Old January 27th, 2015, 01:27 PM   #3
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I used 2inch .313 wall
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We have bent a few 2x0.25 DOM arms. About 33" of tube.

I would recommend going thicker like bigb or if I were to do it again, I'd look into 2x0.25 heat treated 4130.
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I used 2.25" x .375 DOM after talking to a few that bent 2" stuff.
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I now have 2.5 solid 7075 lol because I bent my other ones lol
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I now have 2.5 solid 7075 lol because I bent my other ones lol
Ouch... Who locally has that?
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I run 1.75 with a .375 wall on my lowers. No bends as of yet.
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