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Old March 20th, 2013, 08:40 PM   #1
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got a 2 wheel drive sw chevy putting striaght axle under it with a 4 link. ok ive built many bagged low riders but this is my first raise. what size and thickness chrome moly tubing do i need to use for this build. its going to take some of my drunken beating so its needs to be strong.
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Old March 20th, 2013, 08:47 PM   #2
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2" .250 wall dom

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Old March 21st, 2013, 07:40 AM   #3
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got a 2 wheel drive sw chevy putting striaght axle under it with a 4 link. ok ive built many bagged low riders but this is my first raise. what size and thickness chrome moly tubing do i need to use for this build. its going to take some of my drunken beating so its needs to be strong.
Roll cage? 4 Links? Axle tubes? Light Bar??? Not sure but I think they all would require 2" .25 wall.
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R we talking drunk or super drunk here? Thats a big difference. Id go with pvc coated rigid pipe. Its expensive but worth it.
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Old March 21st, 2013, 09:28 AM   #5
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R we talking drunk or super drunk here? Thats a big difference. Id go with pvc coated rigid pipe. Its expensive but worth it.
Coming from a guy who won't wheel...................
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Old March 21st, 2013, 09:30 AM   #6
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Coming from a guy who won't wheel...................
I havent been able to get drunk enough for wheeling in a while
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R we talking drunk or super drunk here? Thats a big difference. Id go with pvc coated rigid pipe. Its expensive but worth it.
MMMmmmm, pretty sure for super drunk you need the concrete filled PVC pipe. But what do I know??
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you know nothing, go ask the shop manager his opinion.....hes a professional
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you know nothing, go ask the shop manager his opinion.....hes a professional
He said to re-enforce the concrete with re-bar. He is rite.
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but the OP will be turning right, is that going to create a problem? you guys dont deal with that too much
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