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Old 07-26-2012, 08:35 AM
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given proper set geometry and correct tubing size what would be a consensus maximum length for the links in a four bar front end....advice and input appreciated .....thintin

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On the 4wd rigs the 4 bars extend to the center of the chassis to allow for long travel in the suspension..on an asphalt car they can be as short as a foot or so..so what are you building???
Does that give you an idea??

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sam thanks for your input ......the build in question has a suicide style front axle.......not radical .....axle just ahead of the front crossmember and seems to have correct geometry in all respects......vehicle is fenderless(36 chevy cab)...the four link rods terminate on the frame at the firewall....42 inches long o.a......they are 1 inch dom tubing ... .250 wall.....with 5/8 's chrome moly rod ends........my concern is flexing under hard braking more so than everyday road use .......again i appreciate your reply
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sounds good

one inch should be strong enough, Most are only 7/8 dom.
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