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01.18.2011, 09:58 PM

Originally Posted by simplechamp View Post
I see, I think you are referring to the hingepin holders? That's what I call them at least. Sounds like a decent idea.

Depending on the vehicle used you could make some wider ones pretty easily, if they are flat pieces stamped or cut out of alum. It's the ones that are more 3-dimensional that could be a challenge (like the RR hingepin holder on my Jammin, has a tab extending forward under the bulkhead).

The only concern I would have is extending those out could really increase the leverage on them when you get in a crash, where they would be more inclined to buckle/fold at the bulkhead.
True, I had planned making them out of al angle, and then bolting them to the chassis near the hinge pin, where the highest loads are. Pretty sure the old hyper 7 had pretty std looking hingepin holders. I will see if I can find some pics.
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