73 duster 460 big block project

Old 06-06-2010, 01:13 PM
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im going to put my 73 duster on airbags i was wondering if it would be better to weld the 4 link to the frame rather than getting costom mounts fabricated... its getting a 460(Ford) in it and im trying to get it up to about 800hp i think welding it would make it more sturdy
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Old 06-06-2010, 06:12 PM
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Well number one, That Duster has no 'frame' but is unibodied. The actual points where you might be attaching the 4link pivots are made of heavy gauge sheet metal, not steel as in a frame car. Unless you've purchased or are fabbing slip-over steel covers you've got a real good chance of literally ripping those pivots right out.
Working up a rectangular steel subframe will be a million steps in the correct and safer direction.

Like this; http://www.cachassisworks.com/c-120-...ro-street.aspx
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Old 06-06-2010, 06:29 PM
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put a REAL steel subframe under the rear :lol: :lol:

it ain't good when the metal tears out at 100mph :cry: :evil: :cry: :shock: :shock:
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Old 06-07-2010, 12:24 AM
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how much would it be to build a full frame under it???????? im in afghanistan so im not around the car right now its at a friends house he picked it up for me
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Old 06-07-2010, 01:19 AM
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Go Mopar!! or atleast a BBC I'm think 468 !!!Mopar Makes It Chevy Shakes It!!! :twisted: :twisted:
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:01 AM
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Default Re: 73 duster 460 big block project

Originally Posted by aaron0387
im going to put my 73 duster on airbags i was wondering if it would be better to weld the 4 link to the frame rather than getting costom mounts fabricated... its getting a 460(Ford) in it and im trying to get it up to about 800hp i think welding it would make it more sturdy
ALL THIS TALK OF CROSS BREEDING'S NOT GONNA SIT WELL WITH MOPAR1968!! :shock: :P :P
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Old 06-07-2010, 07:06 AM
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no mopar makes ford shakes it
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Old 06-07-2010, 07:31 AM
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BOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! MOPARS GONNA GET AHOLD OF YOU!!!!! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Old 06-10-2010, 06:11 AM
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If your going to use a Ford power plant why not use a Ford body :?: :?: Don't disgrace a good Mopar by using a junk engine in it :!: :!: JMO Mark
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