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Unread 11-27-2012, 10:25 PM   #16
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cool i was just wondering. cant wait to see your progress
Thanks, I'm a slow builder or I should say this will be a slow built buggy. I still have the Jeep with rear steer so there is no rush and I want this buggy built right.
Plus every part will be hand fabbed, I don't buy any link tabs or really anything I can't build.

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Unread 11-30-2012, 09:01 AM   #17
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Looking forward to some progress. Those joints look to be completely overkill now knowing what they are for. Still, over doing is better than falling short even by a hair either way.

Another rear steer? And are you building tho ho72 steer axle for that? Thought you had put one together...
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Unread 11-30-2012, 03:36 PM   #18
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Another rear steer? And are you building tho ho72 steer axle for that? Thought you had put one together...
Same one only I need to chop it down to use Chevy shafts not the later Fords as I want one spare set of shafts for front and rear axle's, Chevy 60 front and HO72 rear.

Thats the plan, but I'm looking at a Dana 80 next week with a detroit locker ( maybe ) and 5.13's for sure. If thats the case I will run the Dana 80 rear casue of the locker and run the HO with the custom spool up front.

Still waiting to get the money for the tool holder, I was slow this week so no progress on the Heims.

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Unread 12-08-2012, 09:14 PM   #19
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Well with christmass around the corner I held off buying the tool holder I need to finish the heims but I'm making due with the old one for now.

So with that being said I got to work on the upper wish bone link ends. They are 2"x 1/4" wall DOM sleeves, that will hold some 1.5" 6061 Alu inserts. Then I will add a 1"x 1/8" wall tube sleeve inside them for a 3/4" bolt to slide threw.

Started with the DOM and the billet inserts. Cut them a smig over sized and trued them up on the lathe, they are dead nuts now.



Moved onto the boaring a 3/4" hole in all of them.



Then cut them down on the lathe to make the step for the insert. Now each insert is 1" long and the DOM sleeve is 1 3/4" long, so when done they will be a true 2".



This where I called it quits, I did get the 1" tube insert made, well I cut a chunk of SCH120 wall pipe down to match the slightly over size boar of the 1" hole. The drill I had walked about 5-8 Thou. so I could not use a DOM 1" sleeve.

So where will these parts be used, insteed of having a joint on the frame end I use these as they fit the 2x4 sub chassie that I have all ready made.

More to come.

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Unread 01-27-2013, 10:07 PM   #20
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Well with christmass around the corner I held off buying the tool holder I need to finish the heims but I'm making due with the old one for now.

So with that being said I got to work on the upper wish bone link ends. They are 2"x 1/4" wall DOM sleeves, that will hold some 1.5" 6061 Alu inserts. Then I will add a 1"x 1/8" wall tube sleeve inside them for a 3/4" bolt to slide threw.

Started with the DOM and the billet inserts. Cut them a smig over sized and trued them up on the lathe, they are dead nuts now.



Moved onto the boaring a 3/4" hole in all of them.



Then cut them down on the lathe to make the step for the insert. Now each insert is 1" long and the DOM sleeve is 1 3/4" long, so when done they will be a true 2".



This where I called it quits, I did get the 1" tube insert made, well I cut a chunk of SCH120 wall pipe down to match the slightly over size boar of the 1" hole. The drill I had walked about 5-8 Thou. so I could not use a DOM 1" sleeve.

So where will these parts be used, insteed of having a joint on the frame end I use these as they fit the 2x4 sub chassie that I have all ready made.

More to come.

Jason.
When it comes time to add the threaded section to the barrels, consider using a Grade 8 bolt with a hex head. Find the size and length you need and turn the hex down until it is round and maybe a bit less. Chuck it up and mill out the top of the head so it has the same radius as the OD of the barrel.

That will give you a lot of strength, lots of weld surface area, and pretty easy to accomplish, plus bolts in that grade are pretty damn good material.
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Unread 01-28-2013, 06:28 AM   #21
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Thanks Blaine, I had thought of that but I might do those parts I made into weld on bushings as now I'm thinking about a wishbone upper. Well I would use 4 as weld on's and the other 4 weld the threaded rod/bolt onto them.

I like your idea of turning the tops of the bolts to match the OD of the tube and if I use grade 8 bolts the heat would temper some of the hardness out, but should be still stronger than normall rod stock.

With life everything got put on hold and with -0 temps outside i'm not in the gargae as much, only to work on the Eqp for snow. so for now these parts are sitting on the bench.

Once I get these done I got a free water dammaged 6.0, so I will tear that apart and figure out whats what with that.

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Unread 01-29-2013, 07:43 PM   #22
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How you guys find deals! I could go for a water damaged ls engine.
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