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Old 12-03-2007, 03:25 AM
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Default gen 2 ford lightning 3 link

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Old 12-03-2007, 08:52 AM
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Pretty cool, Chris.
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Old 12-03-2007, 10:42 AM
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looks really nice -did you design the entire kit from Scratch
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Old 12-03-2007, 02:12 PM
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Looks good! Just one suggestion though, you may want to stiffen up the cross member you have the chassis end of the third bar mounted on. Possibly box the whole length. I have run three links for quite a while in my asphalt race cars and that bar has tremendous loads placed upon it. The stamped "U" shape used for that member is not very stiff in torsion. With th angle of the pull and the configuration of the bracket you are going to load that member in torsion. I have seen many mounting tabs pulled off and bent on 3rd bars in cars that weigh 2500 to 3000# running 2 barrel 355cu inches. Your going to be heavier with more torque. Just my 2 cents. All in all a very, very nice package. That might fit nicely into my Dad's Harley F-150.
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Old 12-04-2007, 09:06 AM
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Looks real good Chris!! What's that blue thing in the background?
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Old 12-04-2007, 09:11 AM
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Very nice work!
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thats a project i should have been workin on instead of this, the owner is a pretty kewl guy, very understanding
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Old 12-23-2007, 09:49 AM
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I really like the way that you made the pivot for the Watts link, did you have to add a crossmember near the frame mounting points to keep them from trying to seperate or pull together when cornering hard? Is that a delrin bushing on the center pivot? I need to add a Watts to my 1996 Impala SS and I really like this idea vs puting the pivot point on a crossmember.
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Old 12-26-2007, 09:11 AM
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Ok, that makes sence. Is it a Ball bearing or a needle bearing? Is that just a 3/4" bolt on the pivot that is tacked in place so you don't have to hold it with a wrench while tightening the nyloc nut? Thanks for sharing your secrets
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Old 12-26-2007, 01:18 PM
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Thanks for your help.
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