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SLIDERS INSTALLED..........UPDATE! #1588563
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I`ll get picks later but it`s actually tighter than my poly lubed up shackles.............. I assume some has to do w/em being flat and having no arch but after I bring my pinion angle back to around 4-5 instead of 7 we`ll drive it and see. Thankxx 4 all of the help.

Shackles kick azz............love em. Car`s way more stable and shoot and point and it goes. It`s really trying to hook up on the street but maybe next Sat. I can take care of a long over due street race and see what happens.............

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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Thumperdart] #1588564
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Cool! Now go get us some 60' testing!! Just did my install but the snow falling is depressing

Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: SpareParts] #1588565
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I just checked em out and it seems after welding, the boxes have bowed out an 1/8 in. at the bottom causing a slight bind on the bearings so back to the grind....


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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Thumperdart] #1588566
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I just checked em out and it seems after welding, the boxes have bowed out an 1/8 in. at the bottom causing a slight bind on the bearings so back to the grind....




Tack them good then run short hot welds about 1/2"
to max 1"... let it cool before hitting the next spot

Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Thumperdart] #1588567
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You'll like them. The rise is reduced quite a bit. I use never-sieze on the tracks once on a while on mine.


Yeah, it's got a smallblock.
Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Thumperdart] #1588568
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I just checked em out and it seems after welding, the boxes have bowed out an 1/8 in. at the bottom causing a slight bind on the bearings so back to the grind....



Pull them together with a C clamp?

Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: SpareParts] #1588569
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I just checked em out and it seems after welding, the boxes have bowed out an 1/8 in. at the bottom causing a slight bind on the bearings so back to the grind....



Pull them together with a C clamp?





That and a big hammer and all`s well and no more bind. They`re already welded in Mike. There`s a collar that`s the same od as the bearings inner that the bolt goes through so instead of the bearing taking the hit cornering, I found some washers slightly smaller than the outer diameter of the bearings and installed em on the inside of the bearings w/a slight gap and we`re golden. Don`t like the idea of the bearing takin the beating when the washer can better spread the load..........


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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Thumperdart] #1588570
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I have a set of sliders that I bought from Alex Denysenko at www.moneymakerracing.net and I intend to use them on the Ramcharger. I have a large piece of square tubing that I will attach to the frame as a crossmember. The sliders will fit nicely on the bottom and the down tubes from the roll cage will attach at the top. I did the axle flip and have the Dana 60 above the springs with some long "Chevy" shackles and I don't like that (I don't think it is stable enough at the hit). I will post some pictures when I am done with it.


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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Polarapete] #1588571
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Good luck and 8 beers later mine was finished............


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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Thumperdart] #1588572
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Good luck and 8 beers later mine was finished............


Lets see, are you getting faster on drinking or slower on working


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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Cab_Burge] #1588573
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A little of both and it just seems that every time I work on the dart I end up w/a few beers in the fridge...............SPOOKY.......... Just got back from Pettis and Jason and Ellen said hi!


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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Thumperdart] #1588574
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Good luck!
What slicks did u end up with?

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Thankxxx................I`ll get slicks after the rear end stuff is done and will probably get a 29x10.5 stiff wall something.


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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED........................... [Re: Thumperdart] #1588576
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I don't see any sliders, probably just a dream while drinking

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Yep, It`s all a dream till it happens.................. Heading out now to finish painting stuff and will have pics Mon.


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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED..........UPDATE! [Re: Thumperdart] #1588578
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I`ll get picks later but it`s actually tighter than my poly lubed up shackles.............. I assume some has to do w/em being flat and having no arch but after I bring my pinion angle back to around 4-5 instead of 7 we`ll drive it and see. Thankxx 4 all of the help.

Sliders kick azz............love em. Car`s way more stable and shoot and point and it goes. It`s really trying to hook up on the street but maybe next Sat. I can take care of a long over due street race and see what happens.............




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Re: SLIDERS INSTALLED..........UPDATE! [Re: Thumperdart] #1588579
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Any change in height?

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Sorry, I fubared bringing this up by accident........... To answer your q, I accidently moved the ft. mounting point down about 3/4 of an inch but works like a charm so far street racing...........

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