has any one ran one of these old cross member kits?

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has any one ran one of these old cross member kits?

Post by dislexicdime » 22 Jan 2014 20:28

Any one ever ran one of these rear cross member kits? I am wondering if the adjusters need to be welded so they will not slip.Image
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Re: has any one ran one of these old cross member kits?

Post by defdes » 23 Jan 2014 05:13

Wow, never seen one of those before. It looks like with the right torque those wouldn't slip.

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Post by Byron510 » 23 Jan 2014 05:50

I would think that this design would not allow any movement once the bolts are torqued down. The real draw back though which I see with this design is the adjustment itself. The spacing between each of the "teeth" looks to be about 1/8" as you'd need to be engaged in the slots before tightening the parts down. That is a very course adjustment, especially on the toe adjustment and for this reason alone I don't think this particular set would be optimum. With a finer tooth profile gaining better resolution, then I thing the design would be better.
Just my thoughts at any rate. Any idea who made these? And when?

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Post by bertvorgon » 23 Jan 2014 07:15

I have never seen those either, in all my years.

I'm with Byron, that is a very course adjustment, and when we are talking toe, we need a fine adjustment.
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Post by dislexicdime » 23 Jan 2014 10:22

I remember they use to sell this kit in the late 90's early 2000's but I can't remember who maid it . The pice is right so I figured I would give it a try .
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Post by andrew.lori » 23 Jan 2014 13:41

I think you would be wise to buy one of Byron’s kits. Worth EVERY PENNY and will save you the trouble of removing this one if it doesn’t work. :)

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