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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-01-2011, 12:32 PM Thread Starter
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To Truss or not to Truss?

...that is the question.

So what does the Ga. mob say about trussing the factory Toy SFA with this type??

Cost is not the question here. True effectiveness is.
Does it really do anything?
Is it worth running the risk of warping the housing when welding?
Do the housings really bend there when they DO bend (according to Brian E. they don't)

The plan is to put the creeper gussets on for sure.

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I've never worried with a truss on mine and it gets full assault jumping rocks beat on with no issues. However my junk is much lighter and im sure that plays a part in it
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It never hurts im pretty sure mine was bent.

Im not arguing with you. Im just jumping in on something I dont know or care about!!

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James, could you tell if it was bent toward the ends or not?

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for the little cost, I'd go for it. Just take your time welding it so it doesn't get too hot.
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I sleep better at night knowing I have one on my axle. I'm sure it helps, but it definitely doesn't make your axle bulletproof.

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James, could you tell if it was bent toward the ends or not?

Not sure just that had to do some work to to get the birf's back in.

Im not arguing with you. Im just jumping in on something I dont know or care about!!

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Not sure just that had to do some work to to get the birf's back in.
Which side? Even new with my housing the short side is a pain in the ass to get in/out

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Which side? Even new with my housing the short side is a pain in the ass to get in/out
Long side.

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