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Old 2nd-October-2019, 08:36 PM   #61
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was very irritating to cut these out... seems like it would have been a breeze... but... had to just get it done... will clean them up a little more (on the edges) prior to setting the final position and tacking them in


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Old 2nd-October-2019, 08:38 PM   #62
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they fit as expected, so far, and the geometry is exactly how I want it...



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Old 3rd-October-2019, 09:59 AM   #63
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Pretty cool post and you are headed in the right direction. Really like that you are using a 3D printer for mock-up parts. It has been on my to-do list for a few years.
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Old 3rd-October-2019, 10:22 PM   #64
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Pretty cool post and you are headed in the right direction. Really like that you are using a 3D printer for mock-up parts. It has been on my to-do list for a few years.
thanks. im building/converting (manual mill) to a cnc setup... once done, some of the more complicated things i try will go from, concept, to 3d print, to cnc (in the garage)... when ive needed something in the meantime, i at times, have sent my programs to a laser, or a shop with cnc... but in the past, things have been "stolen" and no credit or permission given etc... didnt sit well with me, though i would give a lot of the stuff ive been doing through the years away for the asking... but it is cool to print something to test fit it, prior to making it, for sure...
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Old 4th-October-2019, 04:45 PM   #65
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got the upper bars positioned in their final place, and tacked in. all angles etc. match up... the bolts re in plane with one another also... the lengths of the bars are also equal... so as best as i can get it, things are set in place...



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Old 4th-October-2019, 04:46 PM   #66
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Old 4th-October-2019, 04:57 PM   #67
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time to figure out the coilovers...
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Old 5th-October-2019, 12:12 PM   #68
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Nice work..!
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thank you... soon as coil overs show up, i can get the crossmember for them made... pull the rear and fully weld everything... may try to make a homemade rotisserie prior to fully welding up the chassis side...
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Old 18th-October-2019, 12:42 AM   #70
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the coilovers did show up the other day... but have been working on my wifes jeep (doing the next phase of upgrades/mods for her up coming bday/anniversary, early gift)... that will be wrapped up tomorrow (for now)

cant wait to jump back on this and finally take those leafs off for good...

starting with a 150lb spring... i like the vikings and have used them on misc projects through the years, they are budget friendly also... so sticking with them for front and rear

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