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    Anyone try a pullbar and have any success on a 602lm? Looking to try something different and maybe save a few pounds.

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    Imo, a pullbar is the enemy of momentum. I think momentum is what you need in 602.

    Maybe a Reese bar?
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    Droop isn't the problem.

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    I think a reese bar would work very well on a crate
    I think there should be lifeguards in the genepool.

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    Havent seen one of them in 40 years! lol

    Where would i find the brackets for that to work? Havent seen any in years!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZERO25 View Post
    Havent seen one of them in 40 years! lol

    Where would i find the brackets for that to work? Havent seen any in years!
    Make your own, or call Lightning chassis. Donnie Adams can probably help you out. Only one I ever messed with was on one of his mods. I'm not old enough to have seen them widely used.
    Droop isn't the problem.

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    I found them at Southwest Speed, but i dont have a clue at what height to mount the front mount!

    I know the one in our car had a fair amount of preload on it. From what I remember, you only adjust it side to side.

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    hey zero 25 got a photo of this?

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    i second would like to see some pics of one of these setups. Seems to be absolutely no info that i can find out on the web.

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    Not a reese bar, but mounts similar


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    So how would this mount to the chassis? Similar positioning to a torque arm ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Higgy9991 View Post
    So how would this mount to the chassis? Similar positioning to a torque arm ?
    It used to mount to the rear end just like the old torque arms that didn't have rod ends on them (before the days of hiking so there wasn't excessive rear end movement)

    The frame side/front just slide into a round or square piece of tubing with rubber in it. This allowed the rear end some movement but the arm always was always retained inside that tubing/piece to have something to push against. (Think sticking your finger in a donut) There was no shock on the arm, but did have 90/10 or something for an axle dampener for some dampening

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    you are showing your age Mr birdcage---LOL
    actually I had been around this stuff for about 5 or 6 years before that came out so we are in a club

    Brad

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    I worked on a WRC wedge car that had one.

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    You can also mount it to the chassis with a solid rod and 2 heims, just like a lift bar without the coil over, cause, well the reese bar is the coil over. Just have to make a mount on the end of the bar were it has the 2 holes for the u bolt for the original chain mounting. (if you can find that type of bar)
    I think there should be lifeguards in the genepool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hipower17 View Post
    hey zero 25 got a photo of this?
    LOL, there werent any iphones in the late 80's!

    The rearend mount bbcage and Southwest Speed has are very close to what we had. Our front mount was nothing but a piece of channel turned upside down and the end of the Reese bar rode inside it. It had a fair amount of preload but I dont remember the measurement. Another driver used the front mount similar to the Southwest Speed one and you mounted it sideways so basically you were moving the bar side to side similar as a pullbar!

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