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Old 01-27-2013, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by boatbob2 View Post
Hi,i built the 6 inch dropped axle for the 23 T roadster,that i built in the auto craft shop in Okinawa. i used a piece of 2 inch,1/4 wall chrome moly.i used a hydraulic bender to make the bends,i used a solid piece of 2 inch stock to make the king pin part.it came out great,would i make one again ? NO,it was way too much trouble,and you can buy one now for less than $250.00...
Very good answer,, One thing to remember,, When your building cars for a living,, Sometimes it's better time wise to buy somethings.. I have a lot of people ask me why I don't make my own axles and a-arms,, I like putting that time into other things on the build,, Can I do it.. Sure can... But why waste your time on that...... Now if your building some wild one off axle,, Go for it.. If it's just another dropped axle.. Doesn't pay to build it,They are to cheap to just buy one..
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