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Will the tabs attach to a crossmember? Nice solution to the adjuster.
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I just happened to start with making these parts first, but yes there will be folded channel crossmember between these tabs and also a gusset at the rear part of the brackets to the frame.
I wiil tack everything for now and then finish up the welding when all the fab work is done, including the IRS etc etc.
I hope this isnt getting boring for you guys?
Thanks for the kind words and interest, its helps to keep me going fprward......

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I see now john, nice work. from the picture I first looked at I couldn't tell how big they were.
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John,

I think it is safe to say that anyone that finds your post "boring" probably wouldn't be spending much time on this site anyway.

I really enjoy posts like yours where people decide to take a risk and try something new. It keeps the motivation and imagination going for those of us that don't have the background, skill, tools, etc. to do the same thing, Hopefully it drives us to keep trying things outside our skill/comfort level (while still keeping safety in mind).

Keep up the great work and keep posting.
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couple more pics. John
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Opps, same one twice, sorry guys.

Hey give me a bracket to build, no problem, doin stuff on the computer is another whole different ball game. John
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So its been a while since i have had a chance to progress much, but i now have the lower rear crossmember tacked together and ready for a trial fit. What do you think guys, should be strong enough? John
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You are doing some damn fine work
I'm not considering doing a swap like this - However, I like to see people step out and do the new thing - Especially someome that has your fab and imagineering skills - It is like watching an artist at work.
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You are doing some fine work there...with your fabrication talents you could have built this IFS from scratch. Progress pics are great...still anxious to see how it all comes together, I am sure that it will be a masterpiece!
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GEEZ, i really dislike computers sometimes LOL
when u want to post pics, go into the advanced editor and push the mountain & sun icon and paste in the url. then the pic will show without us having to click the link and u can have multiple pics per post

and .. wow!.. nice fab work!
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