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Old August 29th, 2006, 08:23 AM   #1
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need help building and desiging tube frame and one got more info


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Old August 29th, 2006, 09:09 AM   #2
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What do you want to know specifically?

I'd just start browsing all of the pics threads at Pirate..
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Old August 29th, 2006, 09:11 AM   #3
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if you are interested in building a chassis i would start out buy figuring out what drivetrain you want then start a sort of scrap book of chassis that you like and the certain lines about them. then sit down with a builder and talk about it and see what you can come up with. there are so many different styles you could go with that are all affected by drive train, use, seating, and budget.
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Old August 29th, 2006, 09:30 AM   #4
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well ill be using a 350 700r and 241 right now
dana 60 front and rear
set up for 2 seats
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Old August 29th, 2006, 09:31 AM   #5
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plans would be nice we can weld and bend tubing
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this one got me intrested kind of overkill though

http://www.jeepsunlimited.com/forums...ighlight=frame
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ok so your talking just a frame not a whole buggy

my buggy is not a jeep to begin with its a full tube chassis
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Old August 29th, 2006, 10:18 AM   #8
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no that got me thinking of a tube chassy i seen pics of yours looks sweet
i want a tube chassy now

i just got done talking to mrbill and going over to see him tomorrow


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Old September 2nd, 2006, 09:57 PM   #10
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no that got me thinking of a tube chassy i seen pics of yours looks sweet
i want a tube chassy now

i just got done talking to mrbill and going over to see him tomorrow


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If your unsure of what goes into building a chassis, I would just purchase one from a reputable vendor. They really aren't THAT expensive. It may even save you money in the long run.
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If your unsure of what goes into building a chassis, I would just purchase one from a reputable vendor. They really aren't THAT expensive. It may even save you money in the long run.
x ellevetykabillion.

I have bent up nearly 30 cages, even exos, and I could barely get the steel for what a good chassis goes for, not to mention all the time and headaches of designing it.
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Old September 12th, 2006, 09:04 PM   #12
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[QUOTE]I have bent up nearly 30 cages, even exos, and I could barely get the steel for what a good chassis goes for, not to mention all the time and headaches of designing it.[/QUOTE]

yea what cooter said X10 -

i buy reasonable quantities of material and have decent stuff to work with but i cant touch their cost. its tuff to beat buying something and then going to town on it, saves time and money all around plus alot of the geometry is sorted out or at least at a good starting point.
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