The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

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The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

Post by TijmenvdS » 04 Oct 2018 15:28

Almost a year ago I bent a rear Trailing arm on my GQ at Moegatle, trying to follow a pipe car on 37" :rolleyes:
I borrowed Oom Alex Fullard's shed and found some old pipes that fit together perfectly and fixed it just to get home...8 months later I have done 3 provinces, River trip and a trip to the Transkei towing 3 tonnes and it it still holding, luckily.

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Finally got around to having some new and stronger arms made and putting some nice new terrain tamer bushes in and hopefully sorting out some wobbles as well.

It is R2200 per set if anyone would also like to correct probably the weakest point on a Patrol.
It is made out of 43 mm Outer Diameter Pipe with a 4mm wall thickness.

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Re: The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

Post by hugejp » 04 Oct 2018 15:53

:bravo:

Are they the same as on the GU?
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Re: The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

Post by TijmenvdS » 04 Oct 2018 15:56

I believe so yes. I think it is even the same chassis.
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Re: The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

Post by Tinus lotz » 04 Oct 2018 16:41

Netjies makker

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Re: The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

Post by Pieter B » 04 Oct 2018 20:05

Na my episode met die panhord rod lyk dit na 'n goeie idee. Is die prys met of sonder die bushes? Wat is die wand dikte van die oorspronklike arms?

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Post by TijmenvdS » 04 Oct 2018 21:08

Die prys kom netso van die passer en draaier wat myne gemaak het. Ek het hom gevra of hy bereid sou wees om nog te maak as iemand op die forum ook wou hê, toe sê hy dat hy sommer n jig gemaak het. Ek is besig om al my suspention bushes te vervang so ongelukkig sluit dit nie in nie.

Oorsprik dink ek is maar n 30mm pyp met ek skat 1.5mm wall thickness.
As hy eers n duikie in het is die kort voor lank dan snap hy sommer.
Grahm sn het teen koos se klim gesnap
Myne het gebuig en later gesnap
Alex se shorty sn het gesnap by Hennops
Op 3 Provinsies het oom Corrie sn gebuig en gelukkig het hy dit huistoe gemaak.


As iemand sou belang stel sal ek gerus die man se besonderhede aan stuur, hy is in Silverton.
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Re: The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

Post by XenoBlitz » 05 Oct 2018 07:25

If these fit the 4.5 GRX then I am definitely in for set. (Complete with bushes)

I think the extra power will require an upgrade.
May the road be long.. and dirty.

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Re: The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

Post by TijmenvdS » 08 Oct 2018 09:05

XenoBlitz ek sal vir jou n stel arms reel maar sal verkies as jy self met Marino praat oor bushes, hulle kom net in n stel vir die agterste upper en lower control arms en ek dink dis duurder as die arms :rolleyes:
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Re: The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

Post by hugejp » 08 Oct 2018 09:37

Kan die ou ook 'n Panhard upgrade vir ons doen??
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Re: The Bigger The Better Trailing arms

Post by TijmenvdS » 08 Oct 2018 12:07

hy sal vir seker kan, wat sou die specs wees, ook so n duk pyp?
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