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Old December 12th, 2012, 07:24 PM   #301
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I think I am gonna pick up some 3/4" tubing to build my trans tunnel frame and hope to pick up some aluminum soon to start build my floors. I don't wanna build my seat mounts till I know where the floor is gonna sit on height. Gonna order some brackets to attach the floor from AandA. I also clocked my tcase down one spot.
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Old December 12th, 2012, 07:24 PM   #302
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Ran my fuel pump like that for about a year with no issues and it wasnt loud at all.
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Old December 12th, 2012, 07:27 PM   #303
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I also ordered an orbital mount today for my steering.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/CNC-CUT-ORBI...60845308008%26
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Old December 12th, 2012, 07:59 PM   #304
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Looks good

can the cell could be dropped down and still clear axle housing, drive shafts, links, etc..?

any little bit helps for center of gravity
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Old December 12th, 2012, 08:02 PM   #305
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Yeah it can drop down all the way to the bars and not have any issues.
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Old December 12th, 2012, 08:42 PM   #306
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Looking good John
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Old December 13th, 2012, 07:42 AM   #307
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Why not set it down on the axle at "full bump", then move the chassis up to where you want to set your shocks up travel wise, and let that determine belly height?
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Old December 13th, 2012, 07:45 AM   #308
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Thats where I would like it, not neccasarily where it will end up.
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Old December 13th, 2012, 08:02 AM   #309
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Old December 13th, 2012, 08:38 AM   #310
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Looks Good !
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Old December 16th, 2012, 01:38 PM   #311
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Why not set it down on the axle at "full bump", then move the chassis up to where you want to set your shocks up travel wise, and let that determine belly height?


this




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Old December 16th, 2012, 06:06 PM   #312
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So I was putting together my rear lower chassis end link mount. Comes in 6 pieces, I wasn't paying attention and assmebled it wrong. Had one of the plates backwards (yes it fit together). Pretty much welded done before I noticed bracket is still usable but not right. Ordered another one. If this was any of my old builds I would of reused it.

Sold my van yesterday, time to shop
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Old December 16th, 2012, 08:29 PM   #313
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It'll be my own personal xmas this week

Ordered my
trans shifter
tcase shifter handles
upper coilover mounts
new lower link bracket
radiator
misc hardware from AandA
205 rear support mount

Gotta call tomorrow about aluminum sheets for floor and firewall locally and stop at the local steel spot for some plate. Hoping to get tube for my upper links, my new to me front 60, and order atleast my rear aluminum lower links.
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Old December 16th, 2012, 08:34 PM   #314
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Old December 16th, 2012, 08:38 PM   #315
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Old December 16th, 2012, 09:07 PM   #316
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Allstar/Lane auto sells 0.040 Aluminum sheets if your local place cant come through.
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Old December 16th, 2012, 09:09 PM   #317
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I found a local guy with sheets at $1.50 pound. Every business I have inquired with is $2.25+ a pound.

Hoping he still has some sheets. He has them in 5'x12' sheets.
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Old December 17th, 2012, 03:26 PM   #318
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Picked up two sheets of 6061 aluminum 5'x12'

And 14 ft of 2" .250 dom for upper links.
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Old December 17th, 2012, 03:30 PM   #319
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I found a local guy with sheets at $1.50 pound. Every business I have inquired with is $2.25+ a pound.

Hoping he still has some sheets. He has them in 5'x12' sheets.

Can you set me up with this guy John? Pretty Please?
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Old December 19th, 2012, 06:56 PM   #320
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It's been 2 days, are you ready for paint?
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