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03-12-2012 12:31 PM Front suspension modifications cont.
I cut a piece of heavy wall pipe and tack welded it to the cross member. I will check for a final fit after I get the rest back together.


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03-12-2012 12:29 PM Front suspension modifications cont.
I then realized that I may have an interference problem with my cross member. I used a hole saw to cut for a c notch.


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03-12-2012 12:27 PM Front suspension modifications cont.
This now allowed me to get full travel stop to stop.


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03-12-2012 12:24 PM Front suspension modifications cont.
I reinstalled the old axle and springs then realized that the rack and pinion did not move my steering to the stops. My solution was to shorten the steering arms. I welded a nut, machine it out with a tapered ream, and cut off the outer nut.


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03-12-2012 12:22 PM Front suspension modifications cont.
Then came the hard part, the steering column mock up. After fabricating a steering column out of a piece of steel conduit, a piece of SS rod, and original stile upper bearing/ horn contact I started to mock the placement of it. As you can see by the scratches on the column this took many tries.


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