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      01-02-2012 03:07 PM #1502
      Pretty big. Problem is that I have motor mount spacers. I'd be golden if I took them out.
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      01-02-2012 03:26 PM #1503
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      Pretty big. Problem is that I have motor mount spacers. I'd be golden if I took them out.
      well. i have the Euro Image 1" Motor Mount Spacer too.
      but i dont think that has any real effect.
      i did my spacers a few months after i went air. and i didnt really notice it being held up all that much more. i mean MAYBE 1/2" higher.
      so just because you have a 1" spacer does not mean you need 1" bigger notch.
      the hole saw i used has a 3 5/8" (OD) the pipe was 1/4" thick. so my final ID is 3&3/8" and im still not laying frame.
      HOWEVER. that 3&5/8" is only front to back. not top to bottom. remember the pilot bit is at the half way point. whats that?.?.?.?... 1&13/16... i believe. minus the 1/4" pipe wall. which brings my final vertical depth of 1&9/16" my axle doesnt rub in the notch. for me its either the LCAs or the tie rods. i've check a few times since i did the notch, and not paint has been rubbed off.
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      01-02-2012 03:46 PM #1504
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      01-02-2012 04:02 PM #1505
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      It's so true. I don't know whats happening with us.
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      01-02-2012 04:15 PM #1506
      Quote Originally Posted by MÄDDNESSS View Post
      well. i have the Euro Image 1" Motor Mount Spacer too.
      but i dont think that has any real effect.
      i did my spacers a few months after i went air. and i didnt really notice it being held up all that much more. i mean MAYBE 1/2" higher.
      so just because you have a 1" spacer does not mean you need 1" bigger notch.
      the hole saw i used has a 3 5/8" (OD) the pipe was 1/4" thick. so my final ID is 3&3/8" and im still not laying frame.
      HOWEVER. that 3&5/8" is only front to back. not top to bottom. remember the pilot bit is at the half way point. whats that?.?.?.?... 1&13/16... i believe. minus the 1/4" pipe wall. which brings my final vertical depth of 1&9/16" my axle does rub in the notch. for my its either the LCAs or the tie rods. i've check a few times since i did the notch, and not paint has been rubbed off.
      I gotta take off my fender and look. I think the notch isn't wide enough.

      Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Rictus
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      01-02-2012 04:16 PM #1507
      put air in your tires too before you get even more disappointed on not laying frame
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      01-02-2012 04:26 PM #1508
      lets see pics of the sensors and you cool welded jawns
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      01-02-2012 04:32 PM #1509
      Quote Originally Posted by . W e r d n a View Post
      put air in your tires too before you get even more disappointed on not laying frame
      Psh... My tires are fine.

      Quote Originally Posted by wagner17 View Post
      lets see pics of the sensors and you cool welded jawns
      I posted a picture earlier. I'm all packed up now.
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      01-02-2012 06:22 PM #1510
      My bad I saw it now lol
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      01-02-2012 08:14 PM #1511
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      I gotta take off my fender and look. I think the notch isn't wide enough.
      not wide enough? that cant be... unless you didnt use a hole saw.
      did you use an oxy/acetylene torch, plasma cutter or sawzall?
      if you used a hole saw then the width of the notch, should be the diameter of the whole saw.
      but from what i can see, just comparing from mine and yours. they're about the same. whats your Passenger front FTG?
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      01-02-2012 08:36 PM #1512
      this is where im at with my notch.

      im pretty sure im being held up by my tie rods and LCAs.
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      01-02-2012 08:51 PM #1513
      this is the reason for tt/.:R control arms and spindles
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      01-02-2012 09:06 PM #1514
      Quote Originally Posted by MÄDDNESSS View Post
      not wide enough? that cant be... unless you didnt use a hole saw.
      did you use an oxy/acetylene torch, plasma cutter or sawzall?
      if you used a hole saw then the width of the notch, should be the diameter of the whole saw.
      but from what i can see, just comparing from mine and yours. they're about the same. whats your Passenger front FTG?
      Used an angle grinder. Dont have an ftg, but it looks like its lower than yours.
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      01-02-2012 09:28 PM #1515
      Quote Originally Posted by wagner17 View Post
      this is the reason for tt/.:R control arms and spindles
      ya, i wish it was in my reach, money wise.
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      01-02-2012 09:30 PM #1516
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      Used an angle grinder. Dont have an ftg, but it looks like its lower than yours.
      an angle grinder. damn. that must have taken a long time.
      and it does a bit huh. i put up some other pics on my build thread.

      post up pics when you get everything back together. im interested in the difference.
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      01-02-2012 09:34 PM #1517
      it should be like 400 to 700 bucks
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      01-02-2012 09:34 PM #1518
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      I gotta take off my fender and look. I think the notch isn't wide enough.



      lookin great man, even a little dirty

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      01-02-2012 09:43 PM #1519
      Quote Originally Posted by MÄDDNESSS View Post
      ya, i wish it was in my reach, money wise.
      It didn't cost that much. I think it cost me total about $500 before I had to replace the bearings.

      Quote Originally Posted by MÄDDNESSS View Post
      an angle grinder. damn. that must have taken a long time.
      and it does a bit huh. i put up some other pics on my build thread.

      post up pics when you get everything back together. im interested in the difference.
      I brought it to a shop for the notch. My welding isn't good enough to do it myself.

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      lookin great man, even a little dirty
      A little dirty? It looks like I have gone muddin with my car. My girlfriend lives down a 1/4 mile dirt road. When it rains there's a large mud puddle halfway down.
      Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Rictus
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      01-02-2012 10:19 PM #1520
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      A little dirty? It looks like I have gone muddin with my car. My girlfriend lives down a 1/4 mile dirt road. When it rains there's a large mud puddle halfway down.

      That would be a deal breaker for me hahahha

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      01-02-2012 10:21 PM #1521
      thought you got engaged
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      01-02-2012 10:28 PM #1522
      Quote Originally Posted by 02vwgolf View Post
      That would be a deal breaker for me hahahha
      It's a big reason I got bags. I was sick of getting stuck in the driveway.

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      thought you got engaged
      Fiancé is too pompous.
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      01-02-2012 10:31 PM #1523
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      Pretty big. Problem is that I have motor mount spacers. I'd be golden if I took them out.
      most likely this^, but did you bang out the pinchwelds?

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      01-02-2012 10:34 PM #1524
      well for being engaged. congrats for you and your lover
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      01-02-2012 10:51 PM #1525
      Quote Originally Posted by .Ant View Post
      It's a big reason I got bags. I was sick of getting stuck in the driveway.
      I need to use that reason to justify getting bags with my gf too! good thinking my friend

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