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  1. Dirtrunner21

    My D-I-Y Class 8 Chevy

    Dude thats Freeaking Grand!! im getting that mag just for the article... congrats! it is a well deserved article..
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    Official Robby Gordon’s Response to SCORE’s Alleged Accusations

    will_Higman is right..Robby should have gotten a warning and not a right out bash to the dome.. its not like its happened several times. But then some might think that the organization is being too lienient (sp?) ... all in all atleast it goes to show that SCORE is interested in equal...
  3. Dirtrunner21

    Help in the Las Vegas area!

    thats what i have to do as well.. its prob the best your gonna get man.. you can cut several pieces at different lenghts like one for compression and one for mid location and one fully extended.
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    ya thanks for giving me negative rep... thats very NICE of you. have you heard of a mistake???

    ya thanks for giving me negative rep... thats very NICE of you. have you heard of a mistake???
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    Official Robby Gordon’s Response to SCORE’s Alleged Accusations

    Plain and simple He should have been disqualified from the deviation of course and he wouldnt have had to argue all the other infrindgments.. BUT however I do think the deviation penalty is too harsh. It should be modified.
  6. Dirtrunner21

    design advice

    man.. someone doesnt like you.. ^^^ well You are correct about the lowers being mounted sort of at an angle.. the front LCA mount is a few degrees higher then the rear LCA mount.. well Im going to download solidworks as it is free and mess with it myself.. you should to. just takes some...
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    Building a-arms soon.. need pro advice on design.

    thats sweet dude.. thanks for the link.. is that what your running?
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    Building a-arms soon.. need pro advice on design.

    sweet thats great to know. I might be heading in that direction.
  9. Dirtrunner21

    Building a-arms soon.. need pro advice on design.

    yes i meant rod ends... and sounds like a good idea but i dont know how they will hold a 5000+ lb truck up.. but it is a less expensive route..
  10. Dirtrunner21

    Suspension design priorities? Scrub, camber change, track width change....?

    hmm thanks for that.. ya i can get autoCAD student version and have one of my friends help me with it but much rather use plywood and cardboard for mock up and what not... it feels easier to me and more of a feel then just the cad program but thanks for that.. ill use cad still but ill also do...
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    Suspension design priorities? Scrub, camber change, track width change....?

    good info guys... quick question... do you guys use a certain program to do all the geometry? or is it by hand? I want to get all my numbers correct but im not sure which way to do it. any help would be awsome. thanks
  12. Dirtrunner21

    Building a-arms soon.. need pro advice on design.

    Do you think tie rods will hold for inner arm mounts? are bushings not the best to use? i would prefer using uniballs all the way around but thats gonna add up! hah
  13. Dirtrunner21

    Building a-arms soon.. need pro advice on design.

    thanks a lot man.. yes i think im going to do boxed uppers and lowers.. but im thinking on using bushings for the LCA inners..
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    Building a-arms soon.. need pro advice on design.

    what gauge steel should I use? both sheet metal and Tubing? Im not exactly sure what to go with ..
  15. Dirtrunner21

    My D-I-Y Class 8 Chevy

    came out very sikk man.. so I think Im gonna coat the whole underbody before it sees any dirt. so Have you thought about the huge favor I asked you :D
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    Building a-arms soon.. need pro advice on design.

    ya I see what you mean. as far as arm lengths.. know that there has to be certain lenghts corresponding to each other.. is there a formula or a basic rule of thumb on UCA and LCA lenghts?
  17. Dirtrunner21

    Tie Rod Ends?

    well how good are you at fabbing with metal? you could make your own steering links and throw on some heims... not too hard plus you save on buying a kit.. just build off the rod coming off your pitman and idler arms... ditch the link connecting from those to your spindles and make your own with...
  18. Dirtrunner21

    Building a-arms soon.. need pro advice on design.

    thanks for that advice... I suppose i will run 7/8s inners and outers... now about they uniballs and misalignment spacers... what sizes should i run? Im leaning more towards fabbing up my own spindles but not sure yet... as far as the arms... i want to make boxed lowers and a custom...
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    Building a-arms soon.. need pro advice on design.

    thanks for the link... his truck is amazing...
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