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Ah yes ok. After talking with Ron @ Safari Off-Road and going over my set up I find he has a tranny mount that corrects that. He has also recomended moving the tranny back, putting the drive flange 1" ahead of the axle flange. Mine is sitting 6" ahead, putting an extra angle in the mix. Thanks for the info and the pics, did you move the nose also?


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Hey do me a favor and measure between your cv flanges right and left. Is there a difference? Mine is offset.....just curious.


i thought it was just me that had a problem...
only i moved my to the right to correct it...


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Yes... Bascially the same way. Here are a couple of pics of the mount I used.




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Yes sir, luckily I am not tied down yet. Thanks for the great info. Its raining today and I am looking at options. Thanks again. Looks like ya didn't go back? No?


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Hey do me a favor and measure between your cv flanges right and left. Is there a difference? Mine is offset.....just curious.


i thought it was just me that had a problem...
only i moved my to the right to correct it...

I moved mine to the right also... Wink

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Yes sir, luckily I am not tied down yet. Thanks for the great info. Its raining today and I am looking at options. Thanks again. Looks like ya didn't go back? No?

Nope ... I dont think you have to with 3x3's. I guess you could but I don't know how much I would have gained.

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The axle flange is now at 15 degrees back on a horzional from the tranny output flange and 12 degrees down. I figure as the trailing arm cycles up and is nearing the elevation of the output flange that 15 degrees will increase. Make sense? Using T-2 cv's would stress them while under load...........at around 17 degrees when the car is under load and compressing.
Moving the tranny back would relieve that part of the cv load.
Correct me if I am wrong......


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Pulled the body off tonite to start adding some more bracing and begin welding. Hopefully I can get the inside of the body cleaned up next week and get it put back on for the last time.

Here are a couple of pics without the body...





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Looks good Hedrock, doing a great job.


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I agree........very nice.


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Leather, Here is a pic of the upper mount we talked about. Does this help clear up any fog? Wink


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How did you get the windshild frame to look so good I am doing the same thing and have no idea what to do to get that clean of a look ?


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How did you get the windshild frame to look so good I am doing the same thing and have no idea what to do to get that clean of a look ?


Lots and lots of patients ... and several 4 1/2" grinding discs

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Do you have a close up pic of what the inside corners look like?


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Do you have a close up pic of what the inside corners look like?

I'll take one in the AM.

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