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Old December 21st, 2012, 08:28 PM   #341
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Those are pretty sweet, but I don't know if there $150 sweet . Might not be a bad deal for my seat. Being as I want my wife to drive this as well and shes short .



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Pretty easy to make that out of tubing, one inside the other, drill holes for adjustment and weld tabs for mounting.
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 05:43 PM   #342
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Making any progress on this thing tonight?
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 05:49 PM   #343
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I got two hrs in lol. Ripped out all the work i got done on the floor to start over. Then got my rear lower link mount tacked in and put those mock up links on the uppers. Then had to go to inlaws
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 06:18 PM   #344
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isnt building buggies fun!!
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 08:41 PM   #345
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Got mock up links installed on the rear and the brackets tacked into place.





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Old December 23rd, 2012, 08:44 PM   #346
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Looking great!
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 08:48 PM   #347
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With where the lower link mount ended up, it looks like pulling the tcase will be a pita
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 08:52 PM   #348
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At least you're already mentally preparing yourself for that. Every build seems to have one of those features, you just got yours out of the way early.
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Old December 24th, 2012, 06:14 AM   #349
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With where the lower link mount ended up, it looks like pulling the tcase will be a pita
Don't worry John, you will never break it.
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Old December 24th, 2012, 06:23 AM   #350
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Lookin good John
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Old December 24th, 2012, 06:27 AM   #351
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Nice work John, It should be a worthy contender in the 2013 mustache run.
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Old December 24th, 2012, 08:20 AM   #352
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How do the numbers look?
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Old December 24th, 2012, 09:26 AM   #353
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Nice 4 link !
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Old December 24th, 2012, 12:58 PM   #354
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Idk. Tacked it in cycled once and went to bed
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Old December 24th, 2012, 05:14 PM   #355
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With where the lower link mount ended up, it looks like pulling the tcase will be a pita
Um....it's a 205...I don't care if you mounted it with a hoist built into the chassis, pulling it would still be a PITA.
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Old December 24th, 2012, 05:15 PM   #356
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Old December 24th, 2012, 11:57 PM   #357
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Updated from measurements



I'll put a corrected version up and a little different version to get the roll axis angle down.
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Old December 25th, 2012, 02:49 PM   #358
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Take a peek, what say you suspension peoples? Advantage of roll axis angle make enough of a difference to move the lowers out and loose 4 deg or so?
Bringing the rear lowers at the axle up to 19in drops the AS down to 60% but moves the IC out to about the front axle. I don't claim to be an expert, I just plug numbers.....
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Old December 25th, 2012, 03:05 PM   #359
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Its all Greek to me lol radius arms and leaf spring ftw I was looking at other mandm buggies built similar and was gone just burn them on lol. Opinions are welcome.
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Old December 25th, 2012, 04:38 PM   #360
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Don't feel bad, I haven't a clue what that stuff means. Tutorial Brandon?
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