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For Sale Custom Frame Brackets for Extended Radius Arms or SAS

Discussion in 'Auto & Truck Parts For Sale' started by Brian1, July 27, 2011.

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    1. Brian1

      Brian1 Elite Explorer

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      I have a pair of frame brackets for a SAS or extending your radius arms with a heim or Johnny Joint for sale. They are 1/4" steel and have a 1/2" pilot hole so you can drill them out to whatever suspension joint you use (like 9/16", 5/8", 3/4"). They accept a standard 2 5/8" wide joint. These bolt in place of the stock transmission crossmember on 1st gens. The frame holes will need to be slightly enlarged with a 1/2" drill and the driver side of the frame will need to be drilled. They also have tabs to accept a poly or solid bushing, standard 2 5/8" wide, to make your own transmission crossmember since the stock one is no longer used. Lastly, there are no holes drilled for a vertical bolt to go through the bottom of the frame. I do recommend using a single bolt through the bottom which you would need to drill out. You do not need to use all 4 bolts on the side but they are there if you decide to. SOLD

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      An example of these installed on my own Explorer with Trail Gear Creeper Joints:

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      Last edited: January 26, 2013
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    3. offroader_69_me

      offroader_69_me Elite Explorer Elite Explorer

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      are these the ones you made? im interested just a lil short on $$$ now but i will keep them in mind for sure!
       
    4. Brian1

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      Yes they are.
       
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      gmanpaint Back in 5 minutes Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      Totally interested in these. I would of course need extended arms, new shock towers, longer shocks, new coils, a new cross member, joints & bushings, etc...These would be expensive!

      Glad you posted that last pic, your method of using the small turnbuckle for the E-Brake line is so simple, it's genius! :D
       
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      that was my way of adapting the '91 brake cable to the '98 axle. Works great
       
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      ...Those RA's look familiar...:scratch:

      ...When are you going to start making a tranny cross member for these?
       
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      I saw these in person and WOW! These things are stout and very nicely made. I am planning on using a set for a 3 link build coming up.
       
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      Bump.
       
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      Still for sale?

      Hey, just wondering if you still have these?
       
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      yes I still do
       
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      Do you make these?

      Do you make these, and if so can they be customized at all?
       
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      Yes I made them. This is the second set I made and the first is on my Explorer now. You can PM me with what you have in mind to customize them and I will see if it is something I can do.
       
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      Hey Brian,

      I'll take them. Just let me know where to paypal. Thanks dude!

      Clint
       

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