In memory of Darin YJ Build thread

Shinobi

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Made some progress today,
Welded all the arms and brackets to the frame.
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Made coil retainers to center the spring.
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Finally sitting on the axle !
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Looks like I may have to figure out a new way to route my brake lines.
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All thats left to do is figure out about out boarding shocks and lengthen the driveline and brakelines.
 

Shinobi

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Did some quick trimming with the plasma cutter .. I need to trim a little more so it doesn't look so goofy but she clears with out comp cut :p

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Shinobi

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Out boarding the shocks.
Did I mention I love my plasma cutter :D
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Also dropped my rear DS off at bayshore to get lengthen ... im hoping to have this thing driving this weekend.
 

Dennis

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You should have cut a slot in the back of the shock tower, so you could weld it to the frame too.

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owenst7

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You could probably just through a ton of heat at it and get full penetration through both parent materials. It's only .250" with both layers.
 

Shinobi

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Use a hole saw on cut the one layer of the tower and them weld it in.

I don't think that will work since there is a gap between the tower and the inside frame or do you mean cutting where the back frame meets the tower

I was also thinking about possibly lifting the body from the frame just enough to weld the inside part .. or do you guys think this will hold the shock just fine ?
 

Shinobi

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Got the 4 link done today.

Trimmed and installed the driver side shock tower. I did like denis had mentioned and cut a section out on the back and welded it in.
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installed the gas filler hoses boy was that a PIA ...
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On all four
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Shinobi

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I tighten everything up and took her out for a spin ! Thanks to bayshore for getting my Driveline done !!
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She drove around awesome .. I do however need a sway bar.
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Shinobi

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Did a quick flex test, thankfully everything clears just fine and all the bump stops worked out perfect.
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