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Front suspension set up air/rack and pinion
« on: February 06, 2021, 03:59:55 PM »
I was talking to Blackwater about this on another post. I'm putting a straight axle on a scratch built rod. I have triangulated four bar for anti roll for and aft and side to side. Air bag on bottom rods to get my ride hight.(the Frame will be on the ground when parked)
This is what I have so far. Everything is just tacked to see if it's really going to work. I'm waiting for Mustang II rack to mount to the front of the axle. I am making friction shocks to come off the side of the frame at the front an go to the rear of the axle and connect with a link.

  Any thoughts, ideas, suggestions?

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Re: Front suspension set up air/rack and pinion
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2021, 06:40:16 AM »
Looks like the suspension part should work.  i'm thinking you will want to add a sway/anti roll bar as your mounting points a all inboard of the frame.

I'm interested to see how you mount and use the steering rack.
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Re: Front suspension set up air/rack and pinion
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2021, 02:25:25 PM »
I know it's been a while but I'm getting there. Everything just tacked but looks like it will work. As always any thoughts good or bad are appreciated.
Thanks Sponge

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Re: Front suspension set up air/rack and pinion
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2021, 07:33:41 AM »
Looking good

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Re: Front suspension set up air/rack and pinion
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2021, 06:46:42 AM »
It looks pretty solid from the pics.  Be sure to cap the ends of your frame rails!!  It will add a layer of strength to the area where your suspension is mounted at the outside.
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Re: Front suspension set up air/rack and pinion
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2021, 01:24:59 PM »
Thanks guys.
I'm in the process of getting things solid. All will be closed up and more support brackets welded in. Too much is just enough!

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Re: Front suspension set up air/rack and pinion
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2021, 08:28:33 PM »
Made any progress on this lately ???
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