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Old February 16th, 2017, 11:32 AM   #26
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Well, maybe in Canada. You don't have to worry that much since you never get down to the pavement under 24' of ice...
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Old February 21st, 2017, 06:57 AM   #27
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Yeah for the most part we just stick some skis on the front and giver...haha
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Old March 24th, 2017, 05:47 PM   #28
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Holy cow! Been while much? I'm not sure if it was for everyone or just me but the site wouldnt load just getting error 403's. I had to attend a few AircooledsAnonymous just from the withdrawals. Just finished moving the majority of my s*** into the new garage and most my work has been focused on getting my bus back on to the road. Also changed Spark plugs and wires on the Turbo 1915cc. Runs moocho better now. Eventually going into the little 67' . Glad to be back though!
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Old March 28th, 2017, 12:51 PM   #29
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When I brought my 67 home, it was that low. Was nerve wracking to drive. Handled OK but you never knew what it was going to scrape on. I raised it up a notch in the back and I have about 2" under the beam with a skid plate. I still ring the plate occasionally and the exhaust scrapes once in a while and speed bumps frequently give me issues... but cruising down the crappie roads is no longer an issue.
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Old March 29th, 2017, 06:34 PM   #30
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I have about an inch of beam clearance which is why a pie cut is on the to-do, I'm not so much worried about the front apron because the PO bumped into a few things and screwed it up. Where did you get your skid plate, pics?
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Old March 30th, 2017, 03:51 PM   #31
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Geez that thing is low! I dont know how some of you guys do it. I have mine set at 5" ride height (I dont have a beam to measure from but 5" is the lowest point) and can barely make it out the driveway. Cant imagine going any lower then that.
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Old March 30th, 2017, 08:24 PM   #32
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Geez that thing is low! I dont know how some of you guys do it. I have mine set at 5" ride height (I dont have a beam to measure from but 5" is the lowest point) and can barely make it out the driveway. Cant imagine going any lower then that.
When I lowered It just had to accept that it was gonna scrape a ton, when I go on a cruise I don't ever go further than 10 miles so I have an idea in my head of where all the large bumps are so I can avoid them before its to late. One day I went down a new road and there was one of those dips where it shadows just right and you cant even tell its there, long story longer it snagged the lower adjusted bolt and dropped it even more! Ill never make that mistake ever again
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Old March 31st, 2017, 08:32 AM   #33
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Lowest point on my Single Cab is the bottom of the T-98 tranny at just 9 1/4" clearance. I laugh at bot's dots & speed bumps, though I do slow for the latter.
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Old April 4th, 2017, 06:44 PM   #34
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Speed bumps are the devil. My F250 4x4 doesn't have a problem getting over them, but man do it bounce. I have no choice but to go across them to get in or out of the trailer park.
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Try tapping the brakes just before hitting the 'bump', then go over it.
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I have about an inch of beam clearance which is why a pie cut is on the to-do, I'm not so much worried about the front apron because the PO bumped into a few things and screwed it up. Where did you get your skid plate, pics?
Bolts on using the beam mounting bolts...

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Old April 7th, 2017, 11:07 PM   #37
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I used to have a 64 LeSabre. It was stock, but I had 235r60s on it, so it was a bit low. It has what I can only describe as metal mud flaps behind the front wheel openings. They were like 3" off the deck. It drove like riding the couch through a sea of mashed potatoes. When going over speed bumps, I'd have to stop as soon as the fronts cleared. Let the suspension settle, then go again. If not, it'd hit those flap things or my Flowmasters every time.
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Old April 30th, 2017, 01:33 PM   #38
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https://www.pandraggers.com/product-...ers-skid-plate
Hmm looks pretty cool, do you have any problems with the bottom adjuster hitting from being unprotected?
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Old June 13th, 2017, 05:35 PM   #39
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I will try my best to update this as frequently as possible but for some reason every once in awhile I will get an error 403 when trying to load up the site and it will stay that way for a week off an on. Anyway, been slowly working on the Turbo motor for the 67. As of now it's a 1915cc with a Holley 2bbl, Musa Turbo and unfortunately a stock trans ( on the list ) Right now I'm battling the carb being too rich. The PO had the builders set up the engine to be best on the strip, so im undoing all the whackie stuff they did. One of the problems was the carb was set up to run the best at full throttle, I boost referenced the carb (jb weld to the rescue!) The jets were at 85 and I dropped them to 72 still running rich. At the moment I'm going to call the shop who built it to figure out what to set the valves at, also trying to figure out timing with the Dist that is on it then adjust the float and I'll see how it runs then.

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Kind of cool, not to long ago I got featured in Roadkill magazine! Whoop whoop
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