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Old 01-09-2019, 04:49 PM
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Finally back at my project...but need some advice

Since I narrowed the frame and pulled the axle ahead if I manage to get the F1 gearbox back in there the draglink will be pulling on an angle. That assuming I can extend it some how ( need help there as well ). Will pulling on an angle be a concern.
Can I mount on top of the rail somehow and have the angle adjusted on the input side.
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Old 01-09-2019, 07:52 PM
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Study the info below, clipped from Pete & Jake's...

Ignore the Mustang box references, the same geometry and wisdom applies, no matter the steering box.







Your four bar mount looks a little sketchy, kinda flapping in the wind from this angle...



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Old 01-09-2019, 09:01 PM
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Haha....that mount is actually bolted underneath and welded. It ain't going anywhere

Thanks for 5he info on 5)3 pics
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Old 01-10-2019, 02:05 PM
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Thank you Dr. Crank, for shedding more light on a subject that needs illumination. Thank you.
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Old 01-10-2019, 09:19 PM
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I agree with Dr C, that 4 bar mount looks sketchy. Looks like the bars are in single shear instead of double shear. Need to see pics from the back to be sure...
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I agree with Dr C, that 4 bar mount looks sketchy. Looks like the bars are in single shear instead of double shear. Need to see pics from the back to be sure...
Yeah, it may be bolted from the back but it would need some major gusseting to keep it from bending (or worse).
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Old 01-11-2019, 09:27 PM
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I'll put another pic but that is about 5 inch trimmed angle with 2x3 tubing welded on it. The purchased 4 bar plates that are designed to be welded to the tubing is capped on the end
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Old 01-11-2019, 09:31 PM
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I'll put another pic but that is about 5 inch trimmed angle with 2x3 tubing welded on it. The purchased 4 bar plates that are designed to be welded to the tubing is capped on the end. Can always beef it up....nothing is finished there yet
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