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Old 01-06-2012, 01:55 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jimepting View Post
Bummer. That probably means you can't find a way to get inboard suspension approved Never came on any DOT vehicle that I know of.

How far along are you currently?
Jim, what about using inboard motorcycle shocks, for example. Remember that they are still DOT approved. They would just be mounted on the INSIDE of the frame instead of the outside. No difference really. Thinking outside the box helps!

I welded up one frame, and did not like the distortion, so I cut it all apart and welded it a second time. Much better on weld distortion, but still not really happy with it, so there it sits. I am pretty picky however, so it makes sense.

Besides, this is about the same time that I bought the Insight and found out how much gas sipping potential it has

Jim.
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