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01-07-2003, 08:14 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Front-end design: What does a strut rod do?

Dewayne, I didn't read your question close enough a couple posts back about the torsion bar location. The lower control arm is mounted on abushing that in turn is mounted on a large tapered tin that...
01-07-2003, 04:50 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Front-end design: What does a strut rod do?

[updated:LAST EDITED ON 07-Jan-03 AT 06:28 PM (EST)]Here's one more of the inside of the rail showing all five of the attaching bolts.
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01-07-2003, 07:52 AM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Front-end design: What does a strut rod do?

The strut rod is mounted through a rubber biscuit bushing at the front mount and bolts solid to the lower control arm outboard directly behind the lower ball joint. No side shims were necessary - it...
01-06-2003, 10:49 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Front-end design: What does a strut rod do?

OK, here are a couple of pics of the infamous BatClip. Keep in mind that it is installed with the suspension compnents mocked up for fitment should a missing bushing or absent part look suspect.
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01-05-2003, 11:07 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Front-end design: What does a strut rod do?

It's past my bedtime and after all that typing on the 9" post, I'm bushed. I'll get one up tomorrow after work if Paul doesn't beat me to it.
01-05-2003, 09:21 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Front-end design: What does a strut rod do?

Wwwhhooaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ok, you guys have just blown over my head and below my knees. I slept through physics class. Has it occurred to anyone just how soft the rivets are that hold these...
01-04-2003, 10:16 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Front-end design: What does a strut rod do?

Franklin and John,

I read your comments on the upper control arm mounting arrangement with great interest. My Gibbon kit does just the opposite. The Cordoba had the slotted holes and the bolts...
01-04-2003, 05:09 PM
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Views: 2,017
Posted By BlueOvalRage

Front-end design: What does a strut rod do?

Paul,

I can speak from experience that you should have no problems with installation or strength whatsoever. The Cordoba front end parts are similar in girth to some of the light trucks with IFS...
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