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Old 12-23-2005, 07:54 AM
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Airbag Brackets

Anyone made their own brackets? The kits online are about $65 but I've got enough spare metal & a good welder around to do it all for free. And we all know how good free is

The only dimension I'm trying to figure out is how long the top bracket usually is. It's going in a light duty pickup truck for the front suspension which is currently torsion bar. It looks like the piece is usually 1-2" longer than the diameter of the bag, but wanted to see what others have done for this piece.

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Old 12-24-2005, 06:49 PM
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just posting to subscribe i havent started yet but im planning the same i would like to see some pics of a finished product good luck
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well find the compressed diminesions of the bag disconnect your sway bars put a spacer in the suspension the size of the compressed bag compress the suspension and take measurements from there. From what it is i think your talking about anyway.
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there is lots of good pics of bag mounts at
www.alteredaltitudecustoms.com
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also check suicidedoors.com
A friend of mien just got his torsion mounts in yesterday, but doesnt have a camera, or Id ask him to send you some pics. I can take some tomorrow if you like
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Dimensions would be even better if he could
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I am also in the air bag business, but I haven't posted here in a while. What kind of truck are you trying to bag ?
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I am also in the air bag business, but I haven't posted here in a while. What kind of truck are you trying to bag ?
Larry how are you? Havn't seen you around in awhile.
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My apologies for the delay gentlemen. I'm very busy building a Formula SAE vehicle for my school right now. I'm the frame guy, but building 50% of every other system on the entire vehicle.

The application is a 41 Chevy Pickup on a 92 Nissan Pickup Frame. I've got the bags and all the equipment, just havn't gotten to cut airbag plates out. The truck is in my backyard under a tarp and snow so there is no way to really jack the truck up, remove a tire, and cut a template, then trim to fit. The tools are 20 miles away so I was hoping to get something started enough so I can trim it just barely when I bring it to the actual truck.
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Torsion bar trucks are very straight forward, and the mounts are simple.


This is a Toyota pick up, basically the same front suspension.



hope this is some help.

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I'm Doing the Same

Here's the address to www.suicidedoors.com I was looking for 4-link parts and this address was given to me on a post. Looks of pics of the brackets you might be looking for.

I'm also going to fabricate my own 4-link and air bags suspension brackets, also I'm trying to get as much info as possible before I fabricate. I've pretty much gone as far as I can right now till I can afford to spend the cash. Also our dollar is rising and the longer I wait the better the price it will be when I give the money to my neighbors to the south. Well good luck and keep us posted on how you made out and pics would be nice!!
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