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Old 25-02-2018, 03:06 PM   #1
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Hi guys,

I'm wanting some opinions really, you might know I like having quite a low car. I've got the height sorted but have always had problems with my frame and tie bar clearances. I fitted lower ball joint droppers to let me go this low but I've only got about 1/2" to 3/4" of clearance between my tie bar and frame rail. (My bumpstops is just less so it stops the tie bar actually hitting )

I didnt build my frame and didnt realise I would encounter this problem but I'm wanting to hopefully sort this to give me more clearance. What I was thinking of doing was to do a frame notch. I would weld in a new piece of 30mm square box section 3mm thick above my existing rail, reweld the diagonal piece that links into the vertical support, then cut out the original frame piece and plate where it was in, if that makes sense. Excuse the drawings

Other suggestions are welcome, should I leave it (not cause me any trouble, yet ), I know raising the car would be the easiest option







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Old 25-02-2018, 03:15 PM   #2
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Your rite to higher them, that's a week place to start a snow plough, just asking but why can't the whole part of frame be higher some how ?
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Old 25-02-2018, 06:29 PM   #3
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Your rite to higher them, that's a week place to start a snow plough, just asking but why can't the whole part of frame be higher some how ?
haha, it is close to being a snow plough The problem if I raised that entire front section is that the tie bars would raise too, so I'd still have the original problem too
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Old 26-02-2018, 12:44 AM   #4
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Yes you said it ? You want to raise them don't you?
Can you? Back to plan A it looks ok,
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