Discussion in 'Builds and Fabricators Forum' started by ITLKSEZ, Aug 20, 2015.
I’ve looked a little bit at buying limiting straps. Most of it is really expensive.
Yeah, it’s hard to find any that aren’t designed for desert racers with huge coilovers.
Rear axle is ready to finish weld, blast and paint.
I managed to track down the original brake hose clips that I cut off this axle and reuse them to hold the little hoses coming off the calipers.
For the hoses coming down from the frame, I got two steel unions and welded them to tabs that bolt to the housing/tube.
Interesting addition to the grocery getter
Still prepping and painting.
Stoked on this!!
x2....cant wait to see the assembled part!
Waiting for paint to dry is forcing me to do the parts of this I despise. Gaskets. Tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap...
Alright, so i don't understand the hammer and gasket connection.
Lay the flat piece of gasket material on the opening. Tap around the edges with the round end of the ball peen to ‘cut’ the gasket.
Or you could buy them, with no tapping!
Where’s your sense of adventure?!
As he complains...
I do what I can to mentally push through it. Trust me... I’d buy them if I could, but my Varg fund is at $0.00
There are a few I’ll have to buy because the thickness is crucial, but I’ll make the rest.
Showing my age but I remember when you could get your gasket material from the corner phone booth.
Not fully finished reading this yet so I don't know if it has been mentioned, but beware of banjo bolts with no way to keep the hose somewhat captive on the caliper. I have had them loosen up and lose brakes from suspension cycling. They really should have "blocks" to keep the hose from being able to pivot and loosen the bolt. Most calipers that use a banjo bolt will either have a block at the end of the hose that is unable to turn (sort of captive), or cast in raised spots that keep the fitting from turning as well.
Good point. I’ll address that when I get there. Thanks!
Did it have your number?
tony the tiger had free gasket material back in the day too no need to shred the phone book.
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