front axle - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Suspension - Brakes - Steering
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 08-31-2007, 12:04 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: auburn ca
Posts: 6
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
front axle

hello building my first rat. when extending and moving axle i see some weld a tube in the front of frame horn attached to tube is a bracket to bolt axle to. i have the old ford axle i want to use. give me advice am i on track. pictures of one like this will help. thanks robert demon1

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 09-01-2007, 01:03 AM
home brew's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Body and exterior tips Last photo:
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Pense, Sk, Canada
Age: 68
Posts: 7,050
Wiki Edits: 1

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I am not sure of the advice you want. I think you are talking about using a suicide front suspension. Here are some pics I have collected from various sites over the years:
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	000_0001.jpg
Views:	82
Size:	79.6 KB
ID:	23881   Click image for larger version

Name:	000_0005.jpg
Views:	70
Size:	80.9 KB
ID:	23882   Click image for larger version

Name:	27 roadster 2.jpg
Views:	79
Size:	88.2 KB
ID:	23883   Click image for larger version

Name:	28 coupe 3.jpg
Views:	58
Size:	179.6 KB
ID:	23884   Click image for larger version

Name:	471489319eXhAVG_fs.jpg
Views:	72
Size:	242.2 KB
ID:	23885  

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 09-01-2007, 01:09 AM
home brew's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Body and exterior tips Last photo:
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Pense, Sk, Canada
Age: 68
Posts: 7,050
Wiki Edits: 1

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
And some more:
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	cu front spring perch.jpg
Views:	70
Size:	200.0 KB
ID:	23886   Click image for larger version

Name:	deathsdoorstep 3.jpg
Views:	68
Size:	101.7 KB
ID:	23887   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC08349-vi.jpg
Views:	81
Size:	80.5 KB
ID:	23888   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2766.jpg
Views:	61
Size:	139.4 KB
ID:	23889   Click image for larger version

Name:	lowershockmount0n wishbone.jpg
Views:	77
Size:	29.5 KB
ID:	23890  

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 09-01-2007, 01:23 AM
home brew's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Body and exterior tips Last photo:
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Pense, Sk, Canada
Age: 68
Posts: 7,050
Wiki Edits: 1

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
These pics should give you an idea of different ways builders have done suicide front ends. As well here is a link to building a frame for your ride:

http://www.nationaltbucketalliance.c...ssis/index.asp
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	super run 2005 002.jpg
Views:	67
Size:	271.6 KB
ID:	23896   Click image for larger version

Name:	super run 2005 003.jpg
Views:	69
Size:	237.1 KB
ID:	23897   Click image for larger version

Name:	spring mount on batwings 2.jpg
Views:	69
Size:	78.4 KB
ID:	23898   Click image for larger version

Name:	spring mount on radius rods.jpg
Views:	68
Size:	69.5 KB
ID:	23899   Click image for larger version

Name:	stkA suicide.jpg
Views:	71
Size:	26.5 KB
ID:	23900  

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Suspension - Brakes - Steering posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Front Axle grapro Suspension - Brakes - Steering 1 09-14-2006 01:52 PM
31 rod front axle WilderRods Hotrodding Basics 2 01-31-2005 04:06 PM
front axle semicrazy Transmission - Rearend 2 08-25-2004 06:46 AM
front axle ruttro Suspension - Brakes - Steering 2 07-14-2003 09:11 PM
drop axle front end ftcflex Suspension - Brakes - Steering 5 01-15-2003 02:20 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.