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Old 05-17-2020, 06:16 AM   #91
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Good question, I went with the four link for two reasons. 1st it is very compact and I was unsure how the truckarm would fit. 2nd I hadn't used a four link before and wanted to get some personal experience using it. Not having drove this yet and not knowing if it has any nasty characteristics or perhaps superior characteristics I can't fully comment. But my personal bias is the truckarm is superior.. truckarm IMO is easier to setup and is most likely lighter..

It's always one of my biggest decisions, Four link is easy to set up once you have a grasp on the math, it's like EFI tuning, overwhelming at 1st glace , but once you get it, it's cake. I think the truck arm rides the best, not as good as air bags,but much nicer than Ladder/4 link or springs, springs are the worst for ride quality .. Truck arms work best when there's still a lot of front end weight, I love it on these G3s. I was going to swap the 04SLT over to truck arm, but I'm going to try a set of Calvert Mono leafs 1st, love them on the 78 Warlock with the calvert bars.

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Old 05-17-2020, 08:43 AM   #92
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I installed mine as simple as it gets.. it is installed using the mounting bracket's widest points. The control bars are mounted parrellel and level with coilovers in their lowest position. At this setting there is 5" of travel. This is fun setting the willy's up the way I want.. wish my skill was better, but if not pretty at least it's strong..
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Old 05-17-2020, 02:04 PM   #93
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Good day in the shop. The frame is upside down sitting high on stands. I mention this has the frame is basically in my face were I can inspect and evaluate what I have. Which brings up I'm not happy with the front (original) section. I'm now understanding why the car builders on tv opt out to replace entire frames on their builds. It cuts labor costs I'm thinking 2/3rds... I really thought I'd be further along than I am. And I still have the IFS to install. I'm probably lucky I have as much to work with as I do. Anyway , looking it over I'm going to box the (original) frame from the radiator support back. That way there will be no issues no matter what I want to do with power. I'll go to town tomorrow and plasma cut a couple of frame blanks.
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Old 05-17-2020, 02:06 PM   #94
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Old 05-18-2020, 02:47 PM   #95
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I plan for each day, any day I reach my goals is a good day. I got a bottle of c25. I seem to use alot of gas. I'm going to reduce the flow some to see if it will affect the weld. I also reduced the wire feed and turned up the power. This seemed to flatten the weld some. So was a positive move. Got the rail blanks cut out. Went with 1/4" as I'm planning to weld the engine mounts in this area of the frame. Grab some 1/2" square stock to make temporary coilover struts to use during assembly. So I'm calling this a good day...
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Old 05-19-2020, 10:17 AM   #96
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set your gas around 10-15. no wind near 10 wind near 15. no more gas than that will be needed for mig unless in a storm lol.
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set your gas around 10-15. no wind near 10 wind near 15. no more gas than that will be needed for mig unless in a storm lol.
I'll give that a try. The guy who sold me the welder and sells the gas told me 25-30..... go figure.... lol
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no way. 25-30 is what you would use when doing colorful tig welding. mig only needs something like that in a head wind. shop and lite fan run 10-15 max.
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Old 05-20-2020, 09:35 AM   #99
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no way. 25-30 is what you would use when doing colorful tig welding. mig only needs something like that in a head wind. shop and lite fan run 10-15 max.
Yeah more I deal with these guys the more obvious they are just salesman. I'm not impressed, but its the only place for me to get gas without a hassle. Tractor supply will take their bottles but the welding supply doesn't take TSC bottles. I have the largest non-commercial bottles available to me. It's not a big deal, I just get impatient with nonsense....
Spoke to Tim @ Fatman about moving the IFS forward as mentioned in their instructions. He said just mount it in stock position on the jeep. I asked him if he had any experience installing the IFS on the Willys and after a bit it was obvious he hadn't so I'll test fit it with the fenders on to see if it's what I want..
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Old 05-23-2020, 10:54 AM   #100
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Like I said earlier , if you plan on 15 inch front I think you'll like the stock location, 18-20s I'd move it forward an inch or 2 , as for Gas with the Mig I never go above 10 in the shop , unless it's a really damp day, with the mig I never care what the weld looks like as long as it's a nice deep penetration, every welder finds their Comfy spot with time.
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