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dirt_mopar99
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posted August 19, 2005 06:19 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
What shocks are you guys running?

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finally
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posted August 22, 2005 08:21 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for finally   Click Here to Email finally     send a private message to finally   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I had a heck of time figuring out what shocks to run. I never could find any racing shocks for the front (any ideas?) so I just run the heavy duty gas Monroe shocks from the local parts store. These have been okay for 3-4 races. In the back I run Pro shocks built for GM metrics. To run these, I pressed out the bushings to run urethane bushings to get them to mount up right. I'm still not sure if these are the way to go because they sit at a funny angle but I haven't had any probs. My rules only allow stock mounts and stock mount positions.

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dirt_mopar99
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posted August 22, 2005 05:06 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'm working on finding Bilsteins for mine. How does your shock mount up? Metric style looks like it might work for me.

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dirt_mopar99
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posted September 02, 2005 04:55 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Finally, I'm not sure what style shock you run, but I got a chev style bilstein to work on mine last nite. I have the "bayonet" end on top and an eyelet on bottom. The GM use a weird tab on the bottom. I just pounded that tab out.

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Brad haddix
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posted September 11, 2005 08:04 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brad haddix   Click Here to Email Brad haddix     send a private message to Brad haddix   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'm just finishing my Aspen w/ a Cordoba clip. I race at Owendale Speedway in Michigan. A body t-bars are the perfect length. Will post some pics as soon as I figure out how

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dirt_mopar99
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posted September 11, 2005 08:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'd be real interested in pics of that.

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Brad haddix
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posted September 13, 2005 05:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brad haddix   Click Here to Email Brad haddix     send a private message to Brad haddix   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

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Trying to post pics

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Brad haddix
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posted September 13, 2005 06:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brad haddix   Click Here to Email Brad haddix     send a private message to Brad haddix   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

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trying to post pics

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dirt_mopar99
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posted September 13, 2005 08:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Where do you cut the Aspen and the 'Doba?

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Brad haddix
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posted September 14, 2005 02:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brad haddix   Click Here to Email Brad haddix     send a private message to Brad haddix   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I really didn't cut anything. I used the aspen frame rails and dober k-frame. Had to carve out the inner left rail for the steering box and used duster t-bars to locate k-frame. Boxed the frame like the mopar book and gusseted everything. T-bar anchors end up right in the trans crossmember. 108 in wb.

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dirt_mopar99
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posted September 14, 2005 07:30 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does the k-frame bolt right in or does the cage hold it in?

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dirt_mopar99
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posted September 14, 2005 07:31 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Do you have to use Duster t-bars? I don't know the lengths....

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kgip2k
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posted September 15, 2005 06:21 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kgip2k   Click Here to Email kgip2k     send a private message to kgip2k   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A-body t-bars are 35.8"

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Brad haddix
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posted September 15, 2005 08:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brad haddix   Click Here to Email Brad haddix     send a private message to Brad haddix   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It doesn't bolt in, its wider by about 2 in. I located it w/ t-bars and an engine block and trans, filled in the gaps w/ steel and welded it hard. Cut holes in the tran crossmember for t-bar anchors first, slid them in and let them float until everything is located, tacked them in (anchors) and made sure t-bars slid in and out.

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dirt_mopar99
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posted September 15, 2005 09:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Any guess of what the car weighs (or will weigh)?

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Brad haddix
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posted September 18, 2005 07:36 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brad haddix   Click Here to Email Brad haddix     send a private message to Brad haddix   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I don't know yet. It only has to weigh 3000 but if I can get 3200 w/ good numbers I'll be happy

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bamadirt
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posted September 23, 2005 01:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for bamadirt     send a private message to bamadirt   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
ok here's the fix (not going to like it)
cut off the front sub frame. and ****
gasp**** weld on one from a metric framed
chevy...and take your pick of springs.

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hotrodenford
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posted September 23, 2005 03:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for hotrodenford   Click Here to Email hotrodenford     send a private message to hotrodenford   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I garentee that none of us running mopars are going to do that! Not a chance in he\\!

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Brad haddix
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posted September 23, 2005 03:57 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brad haddix   Click Here to Email Brad haddix     send a private message to Brad haddix   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Get the mopar book and take your pick of t-bars

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dirt_mopar99
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posted October 16, 2005 02:16 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Do any of you know if "old" B body t-bars fit the Doba

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dirt_mopar99
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posted October 16, 2005 02:16 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dirt_mopar99     send a private message to dirt_mopar99   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
As far as the metric stub goes, I'd quit b/4 I'd do that.

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t_train75
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posted October 16, 2005 03:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for t_train75   Click Here to Email t_train75     send a private message to t_train75   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Come on Mopar 99 just break down and run the International!!!! Naw just kidding got to keep you mopar drivers on your toes.

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chrysler300le
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posted October 17, 2005 12:57 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for chrysler300le   Click Here to Email chrysler300le     send a private message to chrysler300le   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by dirt_mopar99:
Do any of you know if "old" B body t-bars fit the Doba


No, the 73-79 B bodies and R bodies have a torsion bar of thier own.


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