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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:09 am    Post subject: Re: New to Me 73 Project... On/Off Road Dual Sport Thingamajig Reply with quote

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better might have been a poor choice of words on my part. On my off road Thing it was important to keep the rear deck lid and keep the tires under the fenders, sorry for the confusion. while still being off road worthy.


Went to your photo list last night and looked at yours. I like it a lot as well. As mentioned im not sure just how happy i am goimg to get with the sawsall in the future. So protecting the corners may or may not be an issue? At any event im sure there will be some whittled on the corners to gain some rock clearance. Thanks for the help here.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:11 pm    Post subject: Re: New to Me 73 Project... On/Off Road Dual Sport Thingamajig Reply with quote

For what I was going for a 1" longer rear arm put the tire right were it should be any longer and the tire will contact the rear section of the car. You can get a good amount of travel and a great ride with the proper set up. all depends or goals and wallet...
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:48 pm    Post subject: Re: New to Me 73 Project... On/Off Road Dual Sport Thingamajig Reply with quote

It's a play thing wrote:
For what I was going for a 1" longer rear arm put the tire right were it should be any longer and the tire will contact the rear section of the car. You can get a good amount of travel and a great ride with the proper set up. all depends or goals and wallet...


It has a set of 1" wider 1" longer arms added in the back by the Po. Ive Mfg.ed long travel sand cars for years and know fully well what can be achieved with good set up. To be honest i dont think I want to put all that effort and cash into this project. I just want to clearence it, and do some body armor, throw a winch in it, another fuel tank and go dual sport it. For some reason i keep thinking Mojave Trail... LOL i really like what youve done to yours and may replicate a few thing you have done with your permission? Lots of questions as well.
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