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Old 02-06-2011, 08:36 PM   #16
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man that thing looks good keep the pics coming
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Old 02-06-2011, 09:38 PM   #17
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Looks awesome agreed with the antiroll bar get a big one! I started a truck similiar to that.....then it ended up being this!
Yeah, I was following your thread last year and got real busy at work and lost track. Most of your pics I've drooled over for hours. lol
I was recently looking for some progress pics and looks like they were deleted. Definitely one of my favorite L's and building it yourself is awesome.
As for the ARB, I'll be discussing it further with Nate.....
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Old 02-06-2011, 10:27 PM   #18
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:12 PM   #19
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Looks very nice, support the bar on the upper 4 link like the lower,just my .02 cents
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:09 PM   #20
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You guys are doing an awesome job on building that thing. It is coming along great. Can't wait to see the finished project!
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:11 PM   #21
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I was going to say that also. I'd support the upper bar too
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:11 AM   #22
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Looks very nice, support the bar on the upper 4 link like the lower,just my .02 cents
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I was going to say that also. I'd support the upper bar too
Thanks for the advice, Keep it coming! We'll be discussing that along with an ARB. I'm a bit curious how much supporting the upper bar would really do as it seems under launch that the the top bar would be under tension while the lower is being compressed and lifting. The lower support bars make perfect logic but I don't seem to see it in the upper.

Recommendations on an ARB would be nice. I'm guesstimating the truck will weigh in ~4k and be run for a while before a trans swap and a strut/rack front to get it down to ~3700lbs. This is only a guess. Truck was at 4200lbs before the cage, 4-link and hung bedsides began.
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Old 02-09-2011, 01:51 PM   #23
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I'm a bit curious how much supporting the upper bar would really do as it seems under launch that the the top bar would be under tension while the lower is being compressed and lifting. The lower support bars make perfect logic but I don't seem to see it in the upper.
I would brace from the upper 4-link mount to the frame,with the brace running towards the rear of the vehicle.
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Old 02-09-2011, 02:12 PM   #24
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love this build.awesome fab work.love how the rear suspension is done.that c notch is trick with the way ya made the bar for shocks and rear outriggers attach.keep us updated
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Old 02-10-2011, 07:31 PM   #25
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where did you get the rubber gaskets for the rear down bars going thru the back glass?
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Old 02-10-2011, 10:18 PM   #26
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where did you get the rubber gaskets for the rear down bars going thru the back glass?
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Cool thanks looking for something like that for my nova for the bars going through the firewall
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Old 02-13-2011, 02:20 PM   #28
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Awesome build!
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Old 02-14-2011, 07:38 PM   #30
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