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#126 Scott in Bellingham

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Posted 03 February 2010 - 07:50 AM

if you don't move your fuel tank, that'll make you sit pretty high....

some good info....

http://www.alaska4x4...ead.php?t=25022


the whole rear of the body will need modified , will keep stock deck lid and lid seal frame rest will be custom to allow for wheel flex, , zzzzzzzzzzzz

#127 TheLoyale

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 01:47 AM

Thats interesting, so it pivits on that center brace? Whats that setup called? First time I've seen something like that, I'm used to 3 or 4 links.

Nice Datsun too Lol.


Hack away at that sedan! zzz :Flame:

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 07:46 AM

Whats that setup called?


its similar to a "wishbone" suspension like on the ole fords model Ts and As , Ive never seen this setup it just made sense to me, with that back on a pivot I will probably run some airshocks to adjust how stiff I want it

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 01:27 PM

its similar to a "wishbone" suspension like on the ole fords model Ts and As , Ive never seen this setup it just made sense to me, with that back on a pivot I will probably run some airshocks to adjust how stiff I want it




I like that.

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 04:37 PM

its similar to a "wishbone" suspension like on the ole fords model Ts and As , Ive never seen this setup it just made sense to me, with that back on a pivot I will probably run some airshocks to adjust how stiff I want it



+1 to the Air Shocks, I really like that pivot idea and it does make sense.

Now on that pivot piece that comes off the upper framing, whats gonna go on the bottom of that, is it just gonna be a domed piece of solid metal and then that cross bar/brace will ride on it, or are you gonna have some type of rubber bumper to cushion it?

Not really a big concern at the moment, but I'm just wondering :)

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 04:51 PM

Now on that pivot piece that comes off the upper framing, whats gonna go on the bottom of that, is it just gonna be a domed piece of solid metal and then that cross bar/brace will ride on it, or are you gonna have some type of rubber bumper to cushion it?


thats a transverse (lateral) leaf spring, like this front one on a Model T Ford 1908 design :banana: Hee Hee


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Posted 04 February 2010 - 04:55 PM

the front ball on the wishbone looks like a trailer ball 2-5/16 dia will fit into a thick wall 2-1/2 " pipe with 10 thousands clearence :rolleyes::banana: Haaaa Haaa


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Posted 04 February 2010 - 07:03 PM

One of those trailer balls will be tough. :)
A grease fitting in just the right spot to keep it lubed and you'll have a pretty burly pivot point.

I like it.
And I think I've seen a rock crawler with a similar setup, but it's not very common.
A bit outside the box is good.
Very good indeed. :)

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 07:17 PM

There is a guy on pirate4x4.com that got ridden hard cause he use the trailer ball and hitch set up for this exact application. From what I remember it worked well, people just gave him a hard time......I SAY DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 07:55 PM

There is a guy on pirate4x4.com that got ridden hard cause he use the trailer ball and hitch set up for this exact application. From what I remember it worked well, people just gave him a hard time......I SAY DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



I can take it, Im used to others giving me a hard time and telling me how they would do it different, Ive been called all sorts of things

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 08:00 PM

Oh oh oh! I see now, thats a damn good idea. Looks easy enough aswell.

So is this gonna be a rig that you can drive to a meet, or will it need to be trailer-ed in? Guessing from everything I've seen on this build, it won't be driven to the meet. Anyway, looking forward to see this rigged up on the sedan :grin:

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 11:08 PM

, looking forward to see this rigged up on the sedan :grin:


me too need some Elfs or Gnooms

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 11:12 PM

me too need some Elfs or Gnooms


What about trolls?

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 03:39 PM

What about trolls?

:grin::eek:


only thing I remember about Trolls is when I was a kid they seemed to always want to charge a Toll to cross the Bridge and I can do without that :grin::grin:

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 03:50 PM

heres some parts
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Heres the parts I will be using to make up the rear wishbone 1 link SJR wompus

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 10:14 PM

you dirty bastard....that just might work........:lol:cheers, brain

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 10:34 PM

nissan 720 pickup truck this will be the frontend

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 11:30 PM

Oook, Scratch the Troll idea :P

Hey thats pretty cool, Finaly some pics of a real setup (for Better idea)

SJR Wompus, Sounds like a new part listing :)

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Posted 07 February 2010 - 07:57 AM

Cool, im guessing that one or both ends of the leaf spring will have a shackel? Otherwise it wont flex if its fixed in place right? It would make for a very ridged ride. Also you are going to HAVE TO rebuild the front a-arms to allow more travel. That is one cool setup. I want a 720 fron diff setup in the front and rear of the sedamn

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Posted 07 February 2010 - 06:37 PM

may be using this joint for the front of wishybone instead of the truck hub/spindle thing ,that hud is just to big , its currently on a ranger pickup frontend

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 11:30 AM

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 01:15 PM

Thats taken shape very quickly (Must be nice to have wamer temps out by you, Plus a heated shop ;) )

Lookin' good!

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 03:47 PM

Man I wish I lived closer so I could come and watch and help and stuff. Too cool Scott.


Me too!!! :lol:
I haven't been a bit of help with this phase, but the design is all in Scott's head.

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 06:23 PM

Me too!!! :lol:
I haven't been a bit of help with this phase, but the design is all in Scott's head.


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Posted 11 February 2010 - 06:33 PM

today, I skipped work and stayed home

decided to go with the nissan case as Its all done for me and Ill get this moooshine up and going faster, still need to chop the rear frame up



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