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#2383084 - 10/06/17 05:11 PM front end travel limimters? show me what you have please.
64hemi330sedan Offline
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I need to put some on my car. I am looking for a clean,easy and light weight method to do it.

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#2383085 - 10/06/17 05:17 PM Re: front end travel limimters? show me what you have please. [Re: 64hemi330sedan]
markz528 Offline
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Made some.


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Front End Limiters June 2008 1.JPG

Front End Limiters June 2008 3.JPG

Front End Limiters June 2008 5.JPG


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#2383099 - 10/06/17 05:38 PM Re: front end travel limimters? show me what you have please. [Re: 64hemi330sedan]
MR_P_BODY Offline
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I dont like metal on metal so I used a cable
and a valve spring.. I started with 2 valve
springs but ended up with 1 so it would slow
it up and not shock the system.. worked well..
that was on my old 69 Valiant
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#2383113 - 10/06/17 06:12 PM Re: front end travel limimters? show me what you have please. [Re: MR_P_BODY]
gregsdart Offline
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Originally Posted By MR_P_BODY
I dont like metal on metal so I used a cable
and a valve spring.. I started with 2 valve
springs but ended up with 1 so it would slow
it up and not shock the system.. worked well..
that was on my old 69 Valiant
wave

I used old rubber shock biscuits, eye bolts and cable to produce the same effect; a smooth transition from travel to stopped. I went from the upper a arm upward to the cage tube above it.


Edited by gregsdart (10/06/17 06:15 PM)
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#2383371 - 10/07/17 10:43 AM Re: front end travel limimters? show me what you have please. [Re: MR_P_BODY]
markz528 Offline
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Registered: 01/20/03
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Loc: Milford, OH
Originally Posted By MR_P_BODY
I dont like metal on metal


I don't either. If I didn't install the Alterkation front end I would have made it a rubber stop. But I was going for quick and easy adjustability which this setup provided. I looked at using a cable but didn't like that solution with the stock front end so this is what I came up with.
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67 Coronet 500 9.610 @ 139.20 mph
67 Coronet 500 (street car) 13.300 @ 101.75 mph
69 GTX (clone) - build in progress......

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#2383381 - 10/07/17 11:06 AM Re: front end travel limimters? show me what you have please. [Re: 64hemi330sedan]
dvw Offline
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Loc: MI, usa
Originally Posted By 64hemi330sedan
I need to put some on my car. I am looking for a clean,easy and light weight method to do it.

Unless its light on the nose with an aluminum block it'll need the travel. Mine is 54.5% (mega block, steel frt end) on the nose with 113" wb. I'm ready to give it even more. You can tighten the front rebound for a better method of control. Poor track conditions with good power will need the travel.
Doug

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