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do it on the passenger side but run it to the lower link. kinda like my current arms just do it on one side. i have seen it done before.

Seems like the drivers side would be tight and you have to watch the fuel lines and such.
yeah but with that mentality, might as well go with the radius arms
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i guess but even if he would go to the frame on the passenger side i dont see how the exhaust is in the road. but i dont remember how the exhaust ran stock.
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f*ck the exhaust. cut it off!

exhaust seems like such a minor hurdle for a much better supsension setup
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looks good so far zach. i was gonna try and make it out on sat to help but friday night my brothers car broke down and i had to fix it by monday. and my moms p.o.s needed some work.
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do it on the passenger side but run it to the lower link. kinda like my current arms just do it on one side. i have seen it done before.

Seems like the drivers side would be tight and you have to watch the fuel lines and such.
Ah, see Zach, there's where we were on different pages. Having a 'third link' on the passenger side to go to the lower link would make it a radius arm setup over a (true) 3-link if anything.


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yeah but with that mentality, might as well go with the radius arms
My thoughts were along those lines as well..


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f*ck the exhaust. cut it off!

exhaust seems like such a minor hurdle for a much better supsension setup
Haha.. that's the road I'm heading towards. Depending on when I am ready for my coil swap it all may work out because the only factor keeping me from cutting out the exhaust is I have my every-other-year smog check coming up in July. So after that point I'll be all well and good.
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i thought about the smog, mine should test good with the smog if not better than before. i do not have anyway of testing it though
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smog check what is that? Indiana doesn't have those anymore
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looks good so far zach. i was gonna try and make it out on sat to help but friday night my brothers car broke down and i had to fix it by monday. and my moms p.o.s needed some work.
its alright. i got tired on sunday anyway, ran out of oxygen in the torch too.
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smog check what is that? Indiana doesn't have those anymore
one good reason to love indiana
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one good reason to love indiana
I dont have smog test and we have big rocks to climb.

I win
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I dont have smog test and we have big rocks to climb.

I win
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no real progress tonight. although i spent 4 hours on it.

burnt myself in several places too. i cut the inside of the frame rail out, ground that all smooth and have been trying to jamb a 8" long 2x4 .25" wall tube in there. its not working as well as planned.

the tube has a piece of 1.5x.5 strap that runs down through the center of it so that it cant be crushed. this is going in place where the steering box is mounted.

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oh and i might have ruined my condenser, its bee a fun night! ha!
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sorry I never called you back. We got back from riding at 6pm then I didn't get to my phone till about 9pm. (charging)
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yeah now i have to make an extra trip to fort wayne!
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no real progress tonight. although i spent 4 hours on it.

burnt myself in several places too. i cut the inside of the frame rail out, ground that all smooth and have been trying to jamb a 8" long 2x4 .25" wall tube in there. its not working as well as planned.

the tube has a piece of 1.5x.5 strap that runs down through the center of it so that it cant be crushed. this is going in place where the steering box is mounted.

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oh and i might have ruined my condenser, its bee a fun night! ha!
they happen, keep you nose to the grindstone beard. Its gonna be badass when its done.
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that is what i keep thinking! too much work and no progress in the last few days.

i dont really care for the condenser so it was not really a loss. lol I am sure i will need it when i have frost on the windows in the winter though.

on the bright side my 1330 yoke came in today. just need to get that D60 socket. they didnt send it in the box ?
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Dont let those little things slow ya down Zach...its gonna be so awesome when its done..I wish I could come up there and see it
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So what did you come up with for a fuel tank?
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I bought a fuel cell and I already had an adapter. Fuel cell will be here today.
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Sweet!
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Yeah I am kinda excited about it myself. Been wanting to get rid of that ugly plastic tank for a while.
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where are you going to put the cell there beard?
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where are you going to put the cell there beard?
I have not figured that one out yet. Probably similar to yours or i will just bolt it down to the bed for now.
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If you don't mind me asking, what did the fuel cell run you, dimensions, and gallons?

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