Here is how one of the bends looks (front and rear view) with final weld and grinding and sanding done. Donít try this at home and as always - please no wagering.


Next, we go to work cutting out daí gusset from hell. What we are trying to do here is get help to fight the constant twisting force coming from a single axle mounting point as well as isolate these forces from the rest of the frame (where the tranny and engine sits).

Step 1 is to acquire a piece of radiused plate. The reason this is so much more than I will eventually need is that the pipe making machine at my vendorís place requires this length of steel to make a radius.




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