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Old June 30th, 2013, 07:27 PM   #1
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I think this is the correct forum thread to be putting this in...anyways. My brother and I are currently working to start up our own auto repair and customs shop. Trying to do as much research about anything and everything as I can. I'm curious as to what thickness of material you guys (and gals) would suggest for lower link mounts in a 4 link setup. Looking more at pre-runner/desert racing than rock crawling. They would be tig welded plate with dimple died holes for strength, rod ends on both side, and through holes to attach coil overs to the lower link vs the axle. Just curious what everyones opinion and expertise is. Thanks!
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Old June 30th, 2013, 07:52 PM   #2
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If you don't already have a solid answer to your own question I would suggest you strongly should rethink your thoughts on opening a shop.... If you are very serious about this look to " kodiak450r" for any questions you have in your business venture.....
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Well, its nothing set in stone, just in the planning stages. I'm going to school for automotive business management, and that is my end goal one day. My question still stands on the link material...
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If you don't already have a solid answer to your own question I would suggest you strongly should rethink your thoughts on opening a shop.... If you are very serious about this look to " kodiak450r" for any questions you have in your business venture.....
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I would not let somebody with your knowledge link my vehicle. If you want to start that type of business you should hire someone who knows suspension.
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Kodiak450r is probably the best suspension guy on this site like boggin machine said but AJ hall is definitely a very close second. Either one of those guys will really be able to get you straightened out.
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You don't know what my knowledge consists of thank you very much. All i wanted was opinions on link material. A business venture is a completely different subject.
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I answered your question...... Contact kodiak450r


Anyone guy that is very smart with cars and stuff is hancho.
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cerial has some really interesting suspension ideas. i bet he would be helpful!
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I ran a set of lower links made from 18 gauge. The dimple dies really helped.
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You don't know what my knowledge consists of thank you very much. All i wanted was opinions on link material. A business venture is a completely different subject.
Anyone that read your first post in this thread knows what your knowledge consists of...
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There has been a lot of dumb around here lately.
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