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Big Boy Link Brackets from Ruffstuff Specialties.....some new pics added!

Discussion in 'Vendor Forum' started by Gravel Maker, Nov 6, 2006.

  1. Gravel Maker

    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    If you are fullsized (over 5000lbs) and you are linking it up you need to think seriously strong and supporting, you need Ruffstuff 3 legged links and Chassis Tabs. Our 1/4" brackets are strong enough for Jeeps but you need the heft and strength of our 3/8" Brackets and Axle Tabs......

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    They come in 0 degree, 10 degree, & 22 degree. And our 3/8" Chassis tabs (calling them Tabs is kind of wrong, they weigh almost a pound each).

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    For the axle end you need to think beefy too, yes, they will take less impact but they will have to stand up to the extreme torque and HP you guys are pushing......Think 3/8" all the way around.....

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    Have I said enough?:D How about this, complete packages are around $150 delivered with the CK510 Discount!
     
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    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    And which one of you is not over 5000lbs?

    This isn't exactly a weight loss clinic!
     
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    To do the best work you need the best tools......

    Thats what we try to make for you.....the best tools to grt the job done right!
     
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    I will try and get a couple of pics of them in action.....

    Today, Trevor @ WFO put some on his brothers truck a couple of weeks ago.....He has done some amazing work on that truck, 68 GMC if I remember correctly.....
     
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    it's vendors like you that make me want to link up my '72 K5. it's frustrating. lol. those things look freakin' beefy. just wish i had the funds. i probably do but getting my '72 back on the trail will happen a lot faster with my current leaf set up.
     
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    They are pretty cool!

    I took some pics of them mounted on a '68 GMC Shortbed that Trevor and Beau of WFO are building for their younger brother, then I left the camera at the shop, I will post them tonite, BTW, they do very nice work, very well built truck they have there.
     
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    As Promised....

    Yes, for a couple of reasons

    First and most obviously, it takes impact better than a softer steel.

    Secondly, and from a different direction, is cuts cleaner under the laser with less slump.

    And finally, as promised, Pics of these from Trevor at WFO Concepts in Auburn, Cali.....Trevor & Beau are building this truck for a younger brother who gets alot of air time, but if you noticed the Atlas, he can crawl too! If I remember right it is a '68 GMC Shorty and if you look at the frame in these pics you will discover some of the amazing work they do at WFO.....
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    And Yes, those are the biggest joints made.....When going big, go all the way!:D
     
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    These are what you want!

    The only way to go big!
     
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    hmm, id i do decide to link it, ill hit you up :)
     
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    When you do.....

    You will never look back.....
     
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    oh its not a matter of if, its just a matter of when:D im likely going to use bronco coils after seein a buildup on pirate with those on a chevy and it turned out really nice.

    could you give me a quote for all the hardware id need for the 4-link (all the brackets and truss for 14b)

    thanks
     
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    I think we would need to talk first.....

    There are a few decisions to make first.....about what way to go on it.
     
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    If you want to talk about options give us a call.....

    We are always there......never go home......the boss is a slavedriver......:rolleyes:
     
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    you guys sell the hemi's as well right? im definitely going to link the rear, but i dont think it will be until spring. im going to run bronco coils in the rear, with 2" .375 wall DOM tubing. im going to need some hemi's to go with it :) ill complile a list of stuff and get back to you. what size joints are those in the pics? how much do they run $$? they are huge!
     
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    No, we don't sell the joints......we only sell what we make.....

    But it seems like every company in this business sells them for less than everyone else:wink1: , so I am sure you can find a good deal on them......

    Those in the pic are what we use to be sure our brackets will fit the biggest and strongest, they are EVO's, made in Canada and made bomber tough, the pin is 1 1/4"! I think another company makes one close to it, maybe Terra?

    Give me a call sometime and I will give you some names for low priced joints.
     
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    wow thats gigantic! yea i would only need 1". my buddy whose got the welder gave me the ok to help me, so its going down in the spring/summer. i will definitely give you a call when im near ready and we'll go from there :)
     
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    Thats good news for you....

    We can wait, we may have something better by then.....
     
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    We are getting ready to test "something better"

    we'll let you know how they work in a few weeks.......Better than Heims.....
     
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    what are you testing?
     
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    We are testing something new.....

    Actually we are always testing 8 or 10 things at a time, what I am talking about is a new type of joint or heim substitute.......something interesting, and very strong.
     

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