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      05-15-2012 01:56 PM #1
      who around here will do a frame notch for me? shops local people. any help would be greatly appreciated?

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      05-15-2012 04:24 PM #2
      Quote Originally Posted by breezinveedubs View Post
      who around here will do a frame notch for me? shops local people. any help would be greatly appreciated?
      KD Designs will hook you up man. He is on facebook. Kyle out of RI does quality work.

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      05-15-2012 05:10 PM #3
      what he said or contact Fuzzy on here he does them

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      05-15-2012 06:07 PM #4
      what are the benefits of having this?

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      05-15-2012 06:13 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by cpopp View Post
      what are the benefits of having this?
      being low, duh. actually its so that the axle will go up into the frame horn when you either air out or if you drive pretty low static
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      05-15-2012 08:58 PM #6
      yea every bump my axle slams my frame. im at 22 1/2 ftg.

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      05-15-2012 08:59 PM #7
      and whos this fuzzy guy? Banch wants 200 to do it which isnt bad but its a haul im in fitchburg mass. F and S said 450 which seems rediclious

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      05-15-2012 10:56 PM #8
      fuzzy is the fuzzy one on here you'll know both of his cars. Jesse at banchwerks will do a great job as he does with everything else, I'd trust him with anything and it'd be worth the drive. Theo at f&s is also really good. Remember that your cutting part of your frame out so spending a little more to make sure its done right is pretty important. Another thing to remember is when you notch your frame your making a really nice crumple zone for your front end should you ever hit anything. Not saying it will make a huge difference but its something to consider.
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      05-16-2012 10:14 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Jake Bouchard View Post
      fuzzy is the fuzzy one on here you'll know both of his cars. Jesse at banchwerks will do a great job as he does with everything else, I'd trust him with anything and it'd be worth the drive. Theo at f&s is also really good. Remember that your cutting part of your frame out so spending a little more to make sure its done right is pretty important. Another thing to remember is when you notch your frame your making a really nice crumple zone for your front end should you ever hit anything. Not saying it will make a huge difference but its something to consider.
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      05-16-2012 10:33 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by breezinveedubs View Post
      yea every bump my axle slams my frame. im at 22 1/2 ftg.
      in a mkiv???? are you on air thats almost impossible unless you are running the wrong size tires on 17's

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      05-16-2012 10:51 AM #11
      Frame notching by F&S,just a fast run down.











      AND THAT IS WHY ITS $450.00 LOOKS LIKE IT WAS NEVER CUT AND WE USE THE RIGHT GAGE METAL.



      Frank R old car that had the frame notch done by F&S

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      05-16-2012 12:37 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by JettaGT8V80 View Post
      in a mkiv???? are you on air thats almost impossible unless you are running the wrong size tires on 17's
      Not really, seems to be the norm these days.

      You can't go wrong with either Jesse, Theo, or Fuzzy. They all do great work.
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      05-16-2012 12:41 PM #13
      nah im on 17x9.5s mam mt1s all around with 205 40s shes ready to go low

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      05-16-2012 02:23 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by life.love.regret View Post
      Not really, seems to be the norm these days.

      You can't go wrong with either Jesse, Theo, or Fuzzy. They all do great work.
      really wow ok iv been out of that car for too long anything under 24" back then was damn near impossible

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      05-16-2012 02:27 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by breezinveedubs View Post
      nah im on 17x9.5s mam mt1s all around with 205 40s shes ready to go low
      ohh so you are using the wrong size tires ok that explains a little

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      05-16-2012 02:32 PM #16
      Pic0123

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      Heres said pictures....

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      05-16-2012 02:47 PM #17
      good old racelands lol.. ditchin em soon but i got an inch of threads in front left backs are all the way down as soon as my sidepipe is gone the perches will come out. as for tire size they fit perfect with fenders still not rolled. get a little rub when turning hard

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      05-16-2012 06:49 PM #18
      i had my 24v lower than that and my axles didn't bind too much. It was bad for like a day then it self notched the tiny bit of room it needed, i wouldn't worry about it, i know plenty of people that are that low if not lower with no notch.
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      05-16-2012 06:59 PM #19
      well i daily it. and every bump it hits bad. it doesnt look very low because of the small ass tires. but believe me it needs it. ill post pics of the self notch.

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      05-16-2012 07:52 PM #20
      mine was daily driven too, with 205-40's on the stock monties, vmaxx coils completely bottomed out, i had major issues with trying to avoid hitting my oil pan but no issues with axles.
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      05-16-2012 10:12 PM #21
      well im telling you for a fact i need a notch. regardless of what you say man. i hear my axle all day long and i still have an inch of threads.

    22. 05-17-2012 09:42 AM #22
      your best bet is to pay, and have it done properly by a reputable shop.

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      05-17-2012 10:06 AM #23
      yea thats why im asking around ive seen some hacked notches and they dont even last a year.

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      05-17-2012 12:35 PM #24
      You're going to need a lot more than just a notch to keep at 22.5 comfortably as a daily.
      cbs

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      05-17-2012 05:45 PM #25
      i daily it now at that without a notch..... lol in fitchburg

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      05-18-2012 09:50 AM #26
      Driving in Fitchburg is a living nightmare.

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      05-18-2012 09:58 AM #27
      fitchburg really does suck haha
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      05-18-2012 02:38 PM #28
      my point exactally.i hit everywhere but **** it. low n not so slow...

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