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Old school "BARN FIND" ladder bars!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by d.reese, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. d.reese
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    Ever seen a pair of these or some that got your attention like these? Post pics of them if you have them!

    I call 'em "Barn Built" Ladder bars! Let us know if you need these, I'm sure we offer local pick up! LMAO!
     

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  2. dorf
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    looks like he found another use for old hydraulic cylinders
     
  3. Bib Overalls
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    Killer. And I do mean killer.
     
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  5. gasser300
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    KNow what I think?

    I think you built em and are just seeing what peeps think.

    hahaha just kiddin man, relax
     
  6. d.reese
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    good one! Lol!
     
  7. Seriously???!!! Yuck!!! Geometry is big time wrong with the buggy spring. What's up with the pinion angle?
     
  8. LIL.TIMMYUser Name
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    Geez! Check the pics again, they engineered a constantly adjustable mount. just loosen the u-bolts and rotate that bad-boy where you need it!:rolleyes:
     
  9. d.reese
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    u-bolts? I know the pics are not that detailed, but look close, those are all thread rods for full adjustability!!!!
     
  10. Sanders
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    you know how strong drill stem is??? leave it
     
  11. So I have this friend and he built these ladder bars.....haha j/k cool find.
     
  12. fitzee
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    Darn! I was hoping you could ship them..Oh well my loss!!!
     
  13. Harms Way
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    After Mom & Dad bought one of those new fangled clothes dryers,.... there was no need for the old clothes line,.... or the clothes POLES !!!!:eek::):D:D:D
     
  14. Harms Way
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    I'm actually getting a kick out of those shackles too !
     
  15. d.reese
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    Well you guys saw the before pics, see the updates ( fresh off chassis table)and remember some of our customers are on a budget!

    Also just to get the question out of the way, the reason for trianglezation on the rear bars with the single leaf spring, is for the same reason old man Ford did it back in the day. This spring setup will develope a rock side to side at speed if not for the triangled bars, please look at all old model T & A's original wish bone design.
     

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  16. 1971BB427
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    Looks like they used old drivelines to me.
     
  17. BOWTIE BROWN
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    X2...Makes me wonder......
     
  18. mtkawboy
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    Leave them in the barn that you found them in.
     

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