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09-28-2010 02:18 PM Upper Control Arms

I tacked up the passenger side upper arm and screwed in a balljoint to check things out.

You can see where I chopped out the "interference fit" from the lower arm.

Looks like the upper arm will work.


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09-24-2010 05:53 PM DOH!
I got things working real good now. Turns left no problem and goes straight but no right turn.

Forgot to check the clearance at the back of the arm to the rim on a turn. I thought I had all kinds of space but apparently not.

Got to cut the back tube off and run it straight to the ball joint sleeve.

Doh!




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09-20-2010 05:30 PM Lower Control Arms Started

I got the first lower control arm tacked together.
1-1/2" diameter 1/8" wall stainless tube.

The last pic is the mockup jig I made to check things out.


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09-18-2010 11:58 AM Crossmember Parts
I got the crossmember drilled and the threaded sleeves for the rack and lower control arms made up.

The larger sleeves will be welded over the threaded sleeves and to the crossmember for rigidity.


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09-15-2010 07:06 PM On The Rotisserie For Welding
Got the frame back on the rotisserie for welding.
Second pic shows a cut I had to make to "blend" in a part of the front rails to the 4x4 rails.


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