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Center mount 4wd

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by dirt designs, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. Jan 7, 2014 at 4:56 PM
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    Oh god jesus. That is different from any setup I've seen. Very awesome
     
  2. Jan 7, 2014 at 8:16 PM
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    This is awesome! What transfer case are you going to run? Clock an inchworm maybe?
     
  3. Jan 7, 2014 at 9:37 PM
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    atlas II with 300m input and output.
     
  4. Jan 7, 2014 at 9:42 PM
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    Sub'd exited to see those rcv's in use
     
  5. Jan 7, 2014 at 9:49 PM
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  6. Jan 7, 2014 at 10:05 PM
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  7. Feb 22, 2014 at 4:24 PM
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    And it begins! Deadline is very tight on this build (most likely impossible) so we'll see what we can knock out in the next 3-4weeks.

    New trans crossmember. The driver side is lower to protect the new atlas tcase

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    Some major stuffage!!

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    Decided on welding in the diff case. Theres no real reason to ever remove it. All the gears, bearings, stub axle, etc all pull out (nothing is pressed in). Welding it in will help strengthen the front of the chassis and with the diff so close to the engine we dont want any movement.

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  8. Feb 22, 2014 at 5:34 PM
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    Wow. Amazing work. What a piece of art.

    I hve a question, the inspection is that plug on top of the diff right? I guess that wil be unusable? And what about a fill plug?
     
  9. Feb 22, 2014 at 7:34 PM
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    Thats what mirrors are made for ;). There is actually pretty good room from the pulley to the front of the block so it can be accessed and can even be filled from the top cap. I havent checked to see if there is another fill plug on the 3rd.

    Shitty thing is either the engine oil pan or whole engine needs to be pulled to get to the 3rd out. Really sucks, but the plan on this truck is too make it as fast as possible even if that sacrifices the ease of working on the truck. Its race truck 1st!
     
  10. Feb 22, 2014 at 7:44 PM
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  11. Feb 22, 2014 at 7:57 PM
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    Subbed, this looks sweet so far
     
  12. Mar 11, 2014 at 9:45 PM
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    Well, not going to make the deadline. The race we were aiming for got cancelled so the time frame has been expanded. We now have till early/mid Apr. Im picking up the bypasses and Howe TT rack this weekend at the mint. I should also have the trans cooler and radiator by Tues.

    Suspension is on and cycling. No pics with the cvs in, but the suspension cycles 20in at the hub with cvs still spinning.

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    Are you just going to hog out the firewall and put an engine cover in the cab like a van?
     
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    Subed
     
  19. Mar 14, 2014 at 1:48 AM
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    Like it. Wish I could get this done to mine. Like how it was put in cad first.
     
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    my god that is beautiful
     
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