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Old 10-07-2016, 05:56 PM   #101
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While looking at the pics posted by Slympicins post #92...

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Old 10-07-2016, 06:48 PM   #102
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I read the entire thread and all I can say is wow, that is some very poor design and workmanship there.

From the thinwall welded seam tubing to space the axles to the slotted mounts Probably purposely made to fit a wide variety of configurations. it all reeks of poor workmanship and a potential disaster in the making.

I liked the paint job on the inner web of one frame rail...the paint running down... impressive there...

Glad I don't own one....

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Old 10-10-2016, 07:06 PM   #103
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Found the manufactures recommended mounting options, depending on the type of frame the axle is mounted too. They show the two bolt side mount can be used if mounting to a box tube, or top mount if mounting to a C tube.
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Old 10-10-2016, 08:08 PM   #104
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IMO, there's nothing wrong with the slotted bolting and the gap in the front of the bracket as long as all the bolts are tight. The torsion axle works like a lever lifting on the rear and pivoting the axle down in the front (pivots around the rear bolt). The bolts are loaded in shear (across the diameter) which is the strongest configuration. Bolts up through the frame will be loaded in tension which puts all the load on the threads - the weakest configuration. Just my $0.02.

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