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Old 10-13-2012, 10:26 AM
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Great build thread. Very interesting seeing this design versus some of the othe IFS and or Volare type setups. Enjoying the pics.
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I just bought a frame for my 53 thinking it had a Volare clip. After inspecting the install a little closer and comparing it to the bent frame I already had with a crappy Volare install, I knew it was something different. Perusing the forum, I saw someone mention a Gibbons IFS crossmember, which led me to this thread. And bingo, this is exactly what I have.
Now that you've had it on the road for a while, how do you like it?
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I shamefully haven't put it on the road yet. A move from Alaska to Arizona hampered my progress. I rebuilt the engine and tranny before we moved and installed the Gibbons enough to trailer it down the Alcan. Medical conditions have limited the amount of time I can spend on concrete working. Now that the new house is up to a standar my better half can live with; I'm hoping to start back up on this before it gets too hot. I'll post more when I get moving again.
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