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Old 02-16-2012, 12:10 PM
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3800 Gm Sand Rail Headers

Hello , I was wondering if anyone knew who makes a offroad Header for 3800 Pontiac engine for a Sand Rail .
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Old 02-16-2012, 12:39 PM
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Been doing a bunch of research for an upcoming rail build and remembered this:
http://thebuggyshop.50megs.com/catal...rame-flyer.pdf
Can't tell you anything more about them.
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Old 02-16-2012, 02:03 PM
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What kind of rail are you thinking about ?.
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Old 02-16-2012, 03:10 PM
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What kind of rail are you thinking about ?.
Building for a friend, general spec is a 2-seat 120"WB, Mid-engine (Subaru 3.3L), A-Arm/Semi-Trailing Arm, Mid Travel, not an all out flyer more of a cruzer, a bunch of it is still up in the air, but the rough lines have been accepted at this point. Likely I won't cut or bend anything until next winter which will give me plenty of time to get the suspension and drive lay'd out. It will be a DOM chassis maybe TIG'd but at this point it could be just MIG, depends on the owners preference.
Did I mention Air Bag Suspension, cantilevered and...
This is one of those deals where I'm swapping my time for house parts I've probably got a hundred hours of research into it thus far: Killing the learning curve (haven't run sand in 30-years) at-least I hope! A rail and a 4x4 are completely different!
Taking the time to Learn because I do hope to have the details sorted out before I have to cut it back apart.
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Old 02-16-2012, 09:12 PM
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Hi , I am not sure yet . I might go back to a Bus frame with longer trailing arms . If I do not go that route , I am interested in a midtravel A arm suspension . I am limited to the width that I can go with . Most of the A arms make it to wide for the trails .
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