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I was just messing around and came up with this set up. What do you think about it. How do you think it will ride? Would it even work? Thanks

 

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I think it might be too much stress. From the pivot point to the bag you would have to make it sooooo beefy that it would weigh a ton and still put alot of stress on it. I could be wrong but deffinately would work. Late
 

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I AM GONNA TEND TO AGREE WITH LWQCDAK IT DOES LOOK LIKE YOU WOULD HAVE TOO MUCH STRESS UNLESS YOU GET A HELL OF A PIECE OF METAL. U CANT CHANCE IT BREAKIN
 

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If you box the frame where you make the pivot point, and ditch your stock crossmember where your bed mount is, and rebuild it with THICK ass metal, it might hold up.
 

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looks like a canti setup....... not impossiblr to do...... but defently need to beef up the area
 

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it will werk fine, just like everyone else said, just keep it beefy. I'm warning you tho, you do not want to run your top bars from the rear, your pinion will be a complete bitch and you will replace universal joints like crazy. i speak from having a setup similar to that for two years. The canti will werk fine tho. It won't create any more stress than a front bag would get w/ the engine over it.
 

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Impoundeds rigth, dont run bars forward and reverse. Run them all forward. Forward and reverse SCREW your pinion angle up. It rotates the axle the wrong way throughout up and down travel
 

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I agree with the responses here. The one thing you will want to do is make sure you make the distance to the bag from the pivot point equal to about 1/2 the distance from the pivot to the axle. You do not want to overload the bags.

You might get huge lift if you keep the bags super close, but it is really pointless. You will get big lift, but the bags will be overloaded, you will have pinion problems and you will never match the lift in the front.

Lastly... listen to all these guys when they tell you to run ALL of your bars forward. Doing anything else will be nothing but a headache for you in the long run.
 
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