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Author Topic:   where to get 2 link frame brackets
BrianW
Member
posted July 29, 2003 01:35 PM
Ok - after looking at my mod - I can't seem to get enough lower link angle with my current brackets that are on the frame. I've got ones that have 4 holes and mount mid-way on the bracket (so that there are 2 on the bottom and 2 on the top of the frame tube centerline) The 3rd hole "up" gives me nearly 0 link angle (about 1.5* negative on L side)

What I need is something that gives me more upward adjustment so I can get the 5-15* angles that everyone is suggesting to run.

Any ideas where to source these brackets??

speedy79
Member
posted July 29, 2003 04:04 PM
quote:
Originally posted by speedy79:
Can you make a lower mounting hole on the rearend brackets?

I hadn't thought about that - I'll have to look if there is enough "beef" in the brackets to drill a hole below the current one on the axle bracket.



CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Member
posted July 29, 2003 10:18 PM
A@A manufacturing makes them. I use their 5 hole bracket that is used for a brake floater frame mount. For the rearend i am using DW brackets and i can get up to 20 deg angle in the lowers if i want to and as little as 5 deg uphill.


racnfool
Member
posted July 30, 2003 07:51 AM
quote:
Originally posted by boas51:
if the existing brackets are too low, can you cut off and relocate the bracket to a higher position?

Not easily - let me try and explain - they look like a "boomerang" with a "C" cut out at the center point - that "C" is where the roll cage tube mounts - cutting it off there I wouldn't have a nice place to mount the bracket to the frame again... would be cleaner with a new bracket.


boas51
Member
posted August 15, 2003 08:23 AM
quote:
Originally posted by boas51:
but if your time is at a minimum easier to purchase. it took me almost a full day to fabricate the 4 frame brackets for my 4 link.

Well - for the $6.75 - 8.00 each I'd like to save a day of fabbing - at 8 hours for the 4 brackets that's about $4/hr for the 'expensive' ones I'm guessing that it's worth the bucks to pay the man

Thanks!

CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Member
posted August 15, 2003 10:37 PM
I used to make alot of the small parts/brackets but when it takes almost 4 hours to trace out cut and drill a pair of brackets and you need two pairs thats a whole day wasted on 2 pair of brackets when for about $20 or so you can have both pairs and its well worth the $20. It seems like a lot of money till you have made a few sets and realize its cheaper in the long run to buy them.


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