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Limit Straps expected stretch ?

I would like to get some limit straps because after the flex yesterday it was cutting it pretty close with the brake lines..

I know how i can get my length but how much are they expected to stretch?

I know I have read after they have been stretched several times they will stay a bit longer, kinda like a break in. Maybe I'm wrong but any advice.

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not a lot....i think it is about a 1/2"....
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Call Polyperformance.com and they will be able to answer all your limit strap questions. They are really good guys, they also have their own limit straps.
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Call Polyperformance.com and they will be able to answer all your limit strap questions. They are really good guys, they also have their own limit straps.

I was on their site, good prices too. but i might have to get the Beard limit straps, since its my last name thought it would be kinda kewl
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that is kick *** it say it on them too?
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I was on their site, good prices too. but i might have to get the Beard limit straps, since its my last name thought it would be kinda kewl
but if you do that it means you have to get new seats also...
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but if you do that it means you have to get new seats also...

lol i should cause it would be kewl
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that is kick *** it say it on them too?

why they sure do!

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Trent told me 1" stretch per 12" of strap I do believe.
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I prolly should have measured this when i was measuring for the driveshaft...
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LOL nice man...

looks like you have to flex it out agian... do the back to this time lol
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didn't you have those on your truck before?
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didn't you have those on your truck before?

have what?
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Trent told me 1" stretch per 12" of strap I do believe.

thanks Channing, I was thinking i saw him post that info before.
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LOL nice man...

looks like you have to flex it out agian... do the back to this time lol

do the back?
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flex it out
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thanks Channing, I was thinking i saw him post that info before.
np dude...
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flex it out

the back does not flex that much... the front is much flexier than the rear so the front does all the work.


I need to work on the back to make it flex like it should...
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Besides length, the stretch also varies depending on whether they are 2-ply or 4-ply. I didn't think I could guess at it accurately enough so I used an adjustable clevis on each strap and made a frame bracket to accept it. The clevis ends are also sold by RedArt/Beard.

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^^nice!

i though you had Beard limiting straps on your truck before...
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^^nice!

i though you had Beard limiting straps on your truck before...
I do.
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That flexin pic is SICK
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I do.
i am sorry i was replying to what Beard said earlier

i figured you had them Bob from your above post!
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you no ur truck is just sweet when you need limiting straps..haha
thats all i gotta say.
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Besides length, the stretch also varies depending on whether they are 2-ply or 4-ply. I didn't think I could guess at it accurately enough so I used an adjustable clevis on each strap and made a frame bracket to accept it. The clevis ends are also sold by RedArt/Beard.


yeah i should prolly get the adjustable clevis, just be more work on the frame mount...

it allows 4.5" of adjustment too.
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