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Razorback axle clamps for your 14BFF.

Discussion in 'Vendor Forum' started by cybrfire, May 14, 2006.

  1. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    Here's a piece we did up yesterday.

    Couple things to note though. I will be trimming down the bridge supports to make for more clearance.

    These will be supplied with GRADE 9 Hardware. 7/16" bolts, pinch lock nuts and washers.

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    Everything you see here is 1/4" thick material. The tubing is DOM.

    From here we will be moving into a bolt on shock mount for our Shock mount inboarding kit.

    We will also continue development on our Bolt on Truss/antiwrap system which by the way isn't far off.

    Soon as I can get some figures together we'll get these on the website.
     
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    BranndonC 3/4 ton status

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    I like, do tou think it clamps hard enought to be an anti wrap for my truck?
     
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    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    I'll give you my personal guarantee, it clamps hard enough to be an anti wrap in any truck. Not to mention the antiwrap/truss setup will be tied into much more than just the clamps. These are basically for the ends of the truss so that it doesn't need welding to the axle tubes.
     
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    What about for a 60? It looks like a possible way to mount a ram. I was going to make a modular setup pretty much identical to that. I have two axles I need to do this for, a HP60 and a front LP60.
     
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    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    All depends on the availability of tubing but I don't see it being any more of a problem than this was.
     
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    Any idea on how much and what axles you will be making them for?
     
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    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    I'll get some numbers together today.

    As for what axles, I'll do them for a D60 for sure and demand will dictate the rest.
     
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    Very interesting idea.....

    Lots of good uses, nice job.....
     
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    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    Thanks!

    These will hit the website with an introductory price of $45 per clamp plus shipping. That includes the hardware as well. One thing I will be changing is the plate that the bolts go through will be swapped from 1/4" to 3/8" thick material and like previously stated, the razors will be cut back a bit to improve ground clearance.

    Keep in mind these are easily altered to suit your needs. Bolt on anti wrap brackets, Bolt on link mounts, bolt on shock mounts. I'm sure there is more ideas but that is off the top of my head.

    I'll try to post up pics as some of the customizing is done.
     
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    I'd be interested in something like that for a D60 rear axle...
     
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    I like them as a shock mount. Easily adjustable to get the perfect amount of needed movement.
     
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    For those of us that don't weld all that well, will you be offering a bolt-on shock mount option for the inboarding kit? Because I will be doing this in the near future, and that would make it alot easier for me.
     
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    these would be good for a modular truss system. I can weld ok... but I'd rather not weld much on my axle housings with my stick welder. Lots of heat tends to warp things... even very heavy walled tube. At any rate, I think a new version of the Guardsman and rear diff cover that allow a truss to be tied into them (simple, flange sticking up with holes/welded on nuts) easily would be pretty cool. I am going to need some kind of anti-wrap bar and a truss that was bolt on would be handy. I could mount shocks on it, my wrap bar, limiting straps, pretty much anything.

    j
     
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    Yep! I will add these to the website very soon. Just not sure how to list them as of yet. Additions such as shock mounting to the axle clamp won't change thier price much but there is so many possibilities its hard to know what to list. I may put them up as a base clamp and a call to order for custom applications.
     
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    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    I'm working on this as we speak. I have some ideas that I want to try and get fabbed and once its all said and done I'll get it going on here.
     
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    Looks awesome as always Kurt. :thumb:

    But talk to me like I'm stoopid. What the hell are Grade 9 bolts? :dunno:
     
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    they spent one more year in school than grade 8 bolts...

    enough with the bad jokes, grade "9" bolts are quickly becoming the next recognized standard, a step above grade 8. basically, stronger. To my knowledge however, there is no formal "grade 9" standard as there is with 5 and 8. Someone correct me if I'm wrong, I'd like to know!
     
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    Seems the Grade 9 stuff has an average advertised tensile strength of 180-190,000 psi. I don't remember the numbers off hand for the grade 8 but I believe they are advertised on the average from 150-160,000 psi. and sometimes higher yet. There is quite a bit of variance from one company to another as to what they say there bolts will and won't handle.

    There is supposed to be a set standard for all of this stuff but I don't think its very tightly regulated.

    I am pretty picky with the hardware I select for the stuff I build. These Grade 9 bolts are different in may respects than grade 8's but in alot of applications it just isn't necessary. There not cheap either.
     
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    ok i have to ask a ignorant question here. What are these clamps used for? I am hopefully doing a 14 BFF swap into my blazer over the weekend. Just curious.

    Thanks
    Jeff
     
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    lots of different things actually. Stay tuned for some pictures.
     

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