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Old September 15th, 2007, 05:48 AM   #5
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Default Re: Fl@pper's Volksrodded 27T roadster

looks like i ended up full circle back at my original idea that i dont think has been done before ??

old frame has been plasma'd and started to smooth it out a bit so decided to check it for fitting and see what room i have for the adjusters - works out that the bottom is standard width and the top is equivalent to a 10" narrowing albeit left in 2 pieces

each spring set has been cut 5" shortand tempered softer and are within 1.5lb of pull of the original full size set held in the standard beam so looking good so far and not as stiff as i first feared

wooden plates are currently being laser cut as a favour and end brackets are to be ground off smooth and replaced with a bolt one made of 2 conrods :) as its going to welded to the plates and gusseted

should make a 3 part front beam assy that slides in the bottom and 2 sections that drop from the top and are bolted on

mrs reckons it might be done for my 40th Bday - im 35 :) lol

heres a couple of pics
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