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post #781 of 3079 Old 05-29-2012, 11:06 PM Thread Starter
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Bend me my pretzel, will see if I can finish that thing in the next few days




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post #782 of 3079 Old 05-30-2012, 03:42 AM
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Jealous of the stickies Art, seems they have a good amount of tread left. Get rid of those ugly flares haha.

Interested in the tire carrier.
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Made a bit of progress today




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post #784 of 3079 Old 05-30-2012, 04:58 PM
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How it connects to the Clevis mount is that permanent? Because i like the idea I would just go on both side. I need a tube bender, this is exactly what I'd like to make
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How it connects to the Clevis mount is that permanent? Because i like the idea I would just go on both side. I need a tube bender, this is exactly what I'd like to make
One side is plenty strong I might taper the tube at the bottom and plate the hole shut. Made the upper mount, now just 2 plates on the cage so I can pin it in place. Finish weld it and clobber some paint over it and call it good

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post #786 of 3079 Old 05-30-2012, 07:02 PM
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I like it. Are you going to get bolts to fit so it doesn't rattle loose or is it pretty stout as is.

I may copy
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I like it. Are you going to get bolts to fit so it doesn't rattle loose or is it pretty stout as is.

I may copy
The shackles should be fine as pivots ones you tighten them you kind of squeeze them together which keeps them from loosening. Otherwise there is always red loctite.
The upper mount goes through the tire and to the cross bar of my cage.
Don't really care for the batwings on the genright setup

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Just needs some paint and I need to make or find a nice lynch pin




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Art that looks fantastic! I am not a fan of rear mounted tire carriers but that looks very clean and solid. Not bad at all, very nice work!
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Art that looks fantastic! I am not a fan of rear mounted tire carriers but that looks very clean and solid. Not bad at all, very nice work!
I definitely like it. Much easier to mount a big tire and it actually lifts up pretty easy.

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Art that looks fantastic! I am not a fan of rear mounted tire carriers but that looks very clean and solid. Not bad at all, very nice work!
I second that.
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Thanks guys, was a fun little tinker project

Got er all painted up and had to try a bigger sneaker












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Ditch the flares...
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Ditch the flares...
You are persistent aren't you, with the bigger tires the'll have to come off

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What are you mounting them on
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