Engine & Drivetrain Ford Ranger engine and drivetrain parts, i.e. radiators, driveshafts, knuckles, brakes.

Want to Buy: Coilover Conversion Brackets (MA)

  #1  
Old 07-11-2010
99offroadrngr's Avatar
TOYOTA
Thread Starter
iTrader: (37)
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 11,728
Coilover Conversion Brackets (MA)

looking to see if anyone on here can make me a set of coilover brackets for my truck. im sick of the stupid torsion bars getting hung up on stuff and getting me stuck plus my tbars are sagging already. I don't need them all welded up, just cut out with all the holes for the bolts and stuff.

Just PM me if its something one of you guys can do if you don't want to get bombed for requests/PM's from other people which im sure there are who also want sets.

Name:  FordRangerCoiloverConversionBracket.jpg
Views: 11
Size:  516.8 KB
Took this from KLC

Thanks!
 
  #2  
Old 07-11-2010
KLC's Avatar
KLC
KLC is offline
RF Veteran
iTrader: (29)
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 13,115
PM sent.
 
  #3  
Old 07-11-2010
evilclown312's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (3)
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Logan ohio
Posts: 2,772
I would also be interested if someone would wanna make a second set!
 
  #4  
Old 07-11-2010
01RangerEdge's Avatar
Scrambles the DeathDealer
iTrader: (11)
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Jackson, MO
Posts: 7,598
Somebody could make some good money making and selling these here, I'd buy some
 
  #5  
Old 07-12-2010
silverfox's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Taft, Ca
Posts: 1,040
will this infring on a copyright by orw? not sure if they have one or not but i would check into it or get there approval before hand

also how did he make the drawing did he lay them on a sheet of paper and trace or did he draw by hand?
 
  #6  
Old 07-12-2010
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: usa
Posts: 24,936
that drawing was done before ORW even made them. plus they stopped production
 
  #7  
Old 07-12-2010
VH5150's Avatar
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (9)
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Rutland VT
Posts: 834
I agree--if somebody would start making these again-and if they were as nice as ORW's-they would sell a crap-load of them on here! I'd be on that list for sure. I got boned when ORW stopped making theirs-I was ready to place my order when Nick said that they were no longer available. Some body with some mad fab skills should step up.
MikeR
 
  #8  
Old 07-12-2010
seed60's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (15)
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Mooresville, NC
Posts: 5,584
  #9  
Old 07-12-2010
04blackedge's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (13)
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 23,426
The big thing would be liability. If a part like this fails it will cause major damage. I don't know if a member wants to put themselves in that position.
 
  #10  
Old 07-12-2010
KLC's Avatar
KLC
KLC is offline
RF Veteran
iTrader: (29)
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 13,115
Originally Posted by 04blackedge View Post
The big thing would be liability. If a part like this fails it will cause major damage. I don't know if a member wants to put themselves in that position.
Exactly, which is why I won't be making them. That may also be part of the reason why ORW stopped. I heard they started having too many issues with them.
 
  #11  
Old 07-12-2010
KLC's Avatar
KLC
KLC is offline
RF Veteran
iTrader: (29)
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 13,115
Originally Posted by silverfox View Post
will this infring on a copyright by orw? not sure if they have one or not but i would check into it or get there approval before hand

also how did he make the drawing did he lay them on a sheet of paper and trace or did he draw by hand?
As Zach said, that drawing was made long before ORW started making the brackets. As a matter of a fact, I was told they used this drawing to make their design. The ORW brackets are a little different. This drawing was originally made by another RF member, but this is my version. I used his as a base and added more detail, such as lengths and straight edges.

Anyone is welcome to use the drawing to make or have their own brackets made.
 

Last edited by KLC; 07-12-2010 at 11:14 AM.
  #12  
Old 07-12-2010
99offroadrngr's Avatar
TOYOTA
Thread Starter
iTrader: (37)
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 11,728
Originally Posted by silverfox View Post
will this infring on a copyright by orw? not sure if they have one or not but i would check into it or get there approval before hand
thats why if kept private, nobody knows anyway so drink bleach, i need brackets lol
 
  #13  
Old 07-12-2010
korey89's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (2)
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: South, FL
Posts: 4,672
stop stealing my drink bleach statement pedro, im gonna trap you in a corner tonight in COD. KLC, if you make the brackets for pedro make them like 1" off for all dimensions and I'll paypal you $20
 
  #14  
Old 07-12-2010
99offroadrngr's Avatar
TOYOTA
Thread Starter
iTrader: (37)
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 11,728
Originally Posted by korey89 View Post
stop stealing my drink bleach statement pedro, im gonna trap you in a corner tonight in COD. KLC, if you make the brackets for pedro make them like 1" off for all dimensions and I'll paypal you $20
<
 
  #15  
Old 07-12-2010
KLC's Avatar
KLC
KLC is offline
RF Veteran
iTrader: (29)
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 13,115
Originally Posted by korey89 View Post
KLC, if you make the brackets for pedro make them like 1" off for all dimensions and I'll paypal you $20
These brackets aren't the same as either one of the other production versions. They are similar, but not the exact same.

Either way, yes, they will have to be cut out about 2" bigger than needed.
 

Last edited by KLC; 07-12-2010 at 11:59 AM.
  #16  
Old 07-12-2010
Member
iTrader: (2)
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: C
Posts: 661
Wouldnt they only fail if not welded right? Or the metal isnt strong enough?
 
  #17  
Old 07-12-2010
KLC's Avatar
KLC
KLC is offline
RF Veteran
iTrader: (29)
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 13,115
Just to be clear, I am not going to be making any coil-over brackets. No need to PM inquiring about having brackets made. I am just having the needed pieces cut out from a local machine shop for Pedro. He is going to have the welding done himself.
 
  #18  
Old 07-12-2010
KLC's Avatar
KLC
KLC is offline
RF Veteran
iTrader: (29)
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 13,115
Originally Posted by 05Level2 View Post
Wouldnt they only fail if not welded right? Or the metal isnt strong enough?
Yes, to both questions.
 
  #19  
Old 07-12-2010
04blackedge's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (13)
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 23,426
I'm going to go ahead and close this then. Thanks for helping out KLC!
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
haulinbass
Suspension, Tires, & Wheels
1
07-01-2014 05:07 PM
Richyes
Suspension, Tires, & Wheels
23
12-11-2013 10:16 AM
1 Bored Clerk
Suspension, Tires, & Wheels
33
12-26-2012 09:23 PM
shooterdude199
Snapshots
17
09-27-2011 02:25 PM
808danger
Suspension, Tires, & Wheels
10
07-14-2010 02:52 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Want to Buy: Coilover Conversion Brackets (MA)


Contact Us - Sitemap - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.