Torsion bars needed source???

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Re: Torsion bars needed source???

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Hi ,

The OEM bump stop has a M10 threaded stud and an alignment pin to prevent rotation.

1. I suppose one could Fab an adapter plate to allow the Timbren to be better centered.

2. The other idea that I toyed with, was added 1 or 2 heavy wrought type flat washers to increase the stak up height by 1/8" or more to force the rubber spring into a bit of pre load. But the clearance on bottom of Timbren to get the deep socket on would be even tighter is stack up was increased.

3. Another possible improvement to make install easier would be to install a Riv nut threaded insert or weld in a nut plate to the upper frame so that blind mating of hex nut is not needed. OR better yet , have Timbren put a threaded insert on top of the rubber cone so that a short bolt could be inserted from above and thread into the Timbren

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Re: Torsion bars needed source???

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Glad you have some positive results. Mine are on the coming.... slowly.
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Hi,

I tried to speak by phone today with Brian at Sway-Away in San Fernando Valley, but he is on vacation until next Tuesday.

I wanted to see if he has any status updates on firmer torsion bars.

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