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Coilover brackets

I was just wondering if anyone knew where to get coilover brackets? I would love to run the same setup as KLC. Does anyone know where I can find this or would anyone be will to make these. Thanks
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It's a work in progress.. For now, I think KLC has been busy with other aspects of his life..



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If you find some, let me know where :)
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there could be a big market for these on here for anybody highly skilled in welding and fabrication. right now, there are no companies making them
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You guys know if you have the drawings for the brackets you could send them to places like Ruff Stuff Specialties or Ballistic Fab and they will give you a quote on custom cut brackets. Then all you need to do is weld them up. I could do it if you guys are serious about it. Id like to see the drawings though.
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heres the best one ive seen

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id jump all over a set depending on price lol i HATE my damn tbars so much
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You guys know if you have the drawings for the brackets you could send them to places like Ruff Stuff Specialties or Ballistic Fab and they will give you a quote on custom cut brackets. Then all you need to do is weld them up. I could do it if you guys are serious about it. Id like to see the drawings though.
Theres a recent big thread a guy is researvhing to develop coilovers, read it because yes the market is good and a lot of important info has been posted in it. I would get a set if u made em.


Ohhh additionally, currently I guess they're custom Fox coilovers that ORW sells? If u could find a more convenient or way to mount the coilovers that be sooo much better.
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I'm not sure what is so special about the Fox coilovers. I already did this once for Nicks truck in the front. I didnt even have IFS when I made them. We used a QA1 coilover.

Who is close that would like something like this? Maybe they could over and we could test fit a set in?
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I'm not sure what is so special about the Fox coilovers. I already did this once for Nicks truck in the front. I didnt even have IFS when I made them. We used a QA1 coilover.

Who is close that would like something like this? Maybe they could over and we could test fit a set in?
so what exactly needs test fitted? I wouldn't mind having some coil overs
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id jump all over a set depending on price lol i HATE my damn tbars so much
any pictures of the final pieces?
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so what exactly needs test fitted? I wouldn't mind having some coil overs
You buy the coilovers or send the money to me and I will buy them and I will pay for the steel and all other supplies to put it on your truck. All I need is a IFS truck and someone to invest in coilovers/springs.

I would guess it will be a 2 trip ordeal. One to do some measuring, the others to do the fit finish and drive.
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You buy the coilovers or send the money to me and I will buy them and I will pay for the steel and all other supplies to put it on your truck. All I need is a IFS truck and someone to invest in coilovers/springs.

I would guess it will be a 2 trip ordeal. One to do some measuring, the others to do the fit finish and drive.
I'll think about it but first whats the advantage of doing this?
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any pictures of the final pieces?
KLC had some pictures of them mounted on his truck, not sure if those would help or not.
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Im willing to pay you to make a set if youd be willing to. The setup that i really like is the one that klc has though. the braces look amazing
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Now KLC had his powdercoated, thats why his look so good.
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I don’t understand the problem. The rectangular pieces are 90* angles. And, where the pieces are welded together are 90* angles. The only angles that are actually important are the welded ones. The rest can be made at whatever angle you want. If you have the measurements you can figure out the angles. I don’t have them either, but with measurements the lines will only go together one way, which will give you the angle. Sure it will take more time to figure out, but it’s your only option. Nobody has a more detailed drawing.

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Here is a picture showing why most of the angles aren’t important:

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I don’t understand the problem. The rectangular pieces are 90* angles. And, where the pieces are welded together are 90* angles. The only angles that are actually important are the welded ones. The rest can be made at whatever angle you want. If you have the measurements you can figure out the angles. I don’t have them either, but with measurements the lines will only go together one way, which will give you the angle. Sure it will take more time to figure out, but it’s your only option. Nobody has a more detailed drawing.

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Here is a picture showing why most of the angles aren’t important:

Damnit tent I just spent 10min searching on my phone and realized u already posted haha
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I don’t understand the problem. The rectangular pieces are 90* angles. And, where the pieces are welded together are 90* angles. The only angles that are actually important are the welded ones. The rest can be made at whatever angle you want. If you have the measurements you can figure out the angles. I don’t have them either, but with measurements the lines will only go together one way, which will give you the angle. Sure it will take more time to figure out, but it’s your only option. Nobody has a more detailed drawing.

Here is an example of the finished product:





Here is a picture showing why most of the angles aren’t important:

Damnit tent I just spent 10min searching on my phone and realized u already posted haha
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It's a work in progress.. For now, I think KLC has been busy with other aspects of his life..



GB :)
I didn't forget about you guys. I will get the new drawings done. Promise...
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Depending on how much the brackets can be made for, I would be interested as well. keep us updated on this, like others have said, there seems to be alot of people who would are interested in these.
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I'll be taking my RCD's off real soon... I can then get some measurements and have all the parts lasered out at work and put them together and ship them out... If there's enough interest I'll make them on the side at work.
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i wud really appreciate it. could you give a price when you find out
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Sure thing... Hardest part is gonna be taking all the measurements from the brackets to CAD... Easy part is taking them from CAD to our laser and then fitting and welding them up... If I do make them, they're all gonna be 3/16"-1/4" thick and welded with spray... I love spray, gets it nice and hot and just lays in. Strong as all get up too.
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I hope at least one person gets the ball rolling and starts making these!
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Yeah I'll see what I can do when I pull off the RCD for Mr. Martin!
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