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Spring Perches from Ruffstuff, Perches that Fit!

Discussion in 'Vendor Forum' started by Gravel Maker, Oct 14, 2006.

  1. Gravel Maker

    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    Spring perches, pretty basic, but made in 3 widths (2", 2 1/2", & 2 3/4") & 4 axle diameters for a perfect fit and not a "good enough" fit. With 3 pin placement options and long enough to help in controlling axle wrap. I'm only going to show you 1 perch here, we make 8 different perches and are adding 2 more next week. Why so many? Because the perch should be made to fit the axle and the ubolt plate, you shouldn't be made to make it fit! :D

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    They are mostly 1/4" thick but we do have 2 Heavy Duty models 3/8" thick!

    Strength, Quality, & Value! Words to live by.....
     
  2. Gravel Maker

    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    It only makes sense.....

    To buy the ones sized to fit your axle......Why waste time grinding.....
     
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    PM with pricing shipped to 98110. 14BFF application with 2.5" wide springs.
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Do you make them for a 4" axle tube?
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I'm going to say yes since it is here in BOLD. :D
     
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    read again... it says 3 widths, and 4 axle diameters... :doah:
     
  7. Gravel Maker

    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    Been a long day away from the computer.......

    All of it spent in the shop......

    Anyway, let me clear up a few things and answer a couple of questions.

    First off we use the USPS Falt Rate boxes whenever possible so shipping on these is 9.45 and we can fit a bunch more in the box too.

    All of our perches are $28 and we only take orders from our website, can't even begin to keep up with orders from PM's.

    We actually make them for 5 axle diameters but 4" is not one of them, we make 3 3/8", 3 1/4", 3", 2 3/4", & 2 1/2". Sorry about the 4", we just can't make them for a fair price in the low quantities the 4" demand.

    I think that answers them all, any more I might answer?
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    D'oh, guess my age is catching up to me or i'm going blind. :doah:
     
  9. Gravel Maker

    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    Age.....

    I like to think "I'm old and fat but at least I'm bald!"
     
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    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    It only makes sense.....

    To use the right ones and not have to make do......
     
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    Check out the D60/14 Bolt perch

    Kind of cool way to do it....
     
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    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    And it works too!

    Check for these as part of the Axle Simple Swap kits!
     
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    Any chance I can get these with a little extra height so i can ditch the zero rates?

    Thx
     
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    I have thought of making a series that are taller.....

    But it is a pretty big commitment, the way we make these (2-300 pair at a time) is the only way to make them affordable. The cost of making just a few is too high. How high would you guys like them? They are 7/8" off the axle to the spring mounting surface now.
     
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    I'll measure the height I'm at now with the zero rate on there tonight, but about 1" maybe 1 1/4" taller.

    I understand about needing to make them in quantity, maybe if some others are interested as well??

    I need to replace mine and would like to go with the longer perches to help the wrap a little, but with a zero rate on there it won't really help much, unless i get longer zero rate as well, hmmm...

    thx
     
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    Perches are only needed if you don't......

    Like Link Suspensions!
     
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    Wow talk about fast service I just ordered them thursday and they should up today!! My only question is why is the center pin hole so large? I thought it needed to fit snug?
     
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    The hole should be 17/32"

    Do you have something different? When we started making these we made them 5/8" which was a misstake, long ago we changed them to 17/32" so they could fit over a standard 1/2" pin with 1/64" room. We sold all of the larger hole perches to 1 customer, or so I thought.....
     
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    They are definately 5/8" holes
     
  20. Gravel Maker

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    I will replace them for you.....

    They have been 17/32" since the second batch.
     

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