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Has anyone done it to a 700 yet? If not I don't care, I am doing it anyway. Just wanted to see if someone else had done it.
 

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Guys are building detachable wheely bars for drag racing.
I guess that would serve the same purpose but I would rather stretch it. Doesn't look to be that difficult. I only want to do 6" or so, and I can still trail ride it only being stretched that much. I don't want to mess with a wheelie bar.
 

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I guess that would serve the same purpose but I would rather stretch it. Doesn't look to be that difficult. I only want to do 6" or so, and I can still trail ride it only being stretched that much. I don't want to mess with a wheelie bar.
I have looked into this and hope either:
A: you are a good welder or fabricater and prepared to cut the chassis in 2 roughly just above the rear brake master cylinder.
or
B : you have a vast fortune and know a good chassis builder.
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6 inch is to much for trail. Better off with 1-2 inches if you still plan on trail riding it. Stretching it will probably only make the turning radius worse. Whats ya want to stretch it for anyway just curious.
 

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6 inch is to much for trail. Better off with 1-2 inches if you still plan on trail riding it. Stretching it will probably only make the turning radius worse. Whats ya want to stretch it for anyway just curious.

I thought with a name ZFsix , he was a dragger ?
In Europe ZF make gearboxes and axles for tractors.
 

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I thought with a name ZFsix , he was a dragger ?
In Europe ZF make gearboxes and axles for tractors.
:)

Nice, most people have no idea what the name stands for. I actually got it from a car I had 7 years ago. 1990 Corvette with a ZF 6 speed trans.

Anyway, yes I am going to drag race. And I am not talking about stretching the frame, I am talking about some custom extended upper and lower control arms and longer axles.

Friend of mine has a Raptor with an 8" swingarm and we still trail ride together, it's not ideal but it is so worth it when you go to race and don't have to worry about standing it straight up.
 

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wheelies are the fun part....
 

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I am pretty sure there was a thread on this previously, on how stressful it would be for the rear cv joints, due to the fact that they would be at a great angle. I think the best way would be to stretch the frame.
 

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2nd what crwh45 said
 

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I guess that would serve the same purpose but I would rather stretch it. Doesn't look to be that difficult. I only want to do 6" or so, and I can still trail ride it only being stretched that much. I don't want to mess with a wheelie bar.
So let me get this right. You don't want deal with a easily detachable wheely bar but you do want to build custom upper and lower a arms to extend the quad?! I guess that sounds simple to you but think that would be a huge pain in the dick. I wish you luck, if it works out it should be badass.
 

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Anyway, yes I am going to drag race. And I am not talking about stretching the frame, I am talking about some custom extended upper and lower control arms and longer axles.

You'll find that the rear shocks will get in the way of going backwards with the a-arms. The easiest way is to make a rigid rear end and do away with the shocks altogether. This is simply done by extending or (better idea) is to build a new axle carrier subframe .
 

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So let me get this right. You don't want deal with a easily detachable wheely bar but you do want to build custom upper and lower a arms to extend the quad?! I guess that sounds simple to you but think that would be a huge pain in the dick. I wish you luck, if it works out it should be badass.
Correct. I would much rather have it built once rather than having to attach/detach a wheelie bar every time I wanted to race it.

You'll find that the rear shocks will get in the way of going backwards with the a-arms. The easiest way is to make a rigid rear end and do away with the shocks altogether. This is simply done by extending or (better idea) is to build a new axle carrier subframe .
I think the shocks can be positioned in a way where they can angle backward and be just as functional. Chaotic Customs will be doing it. Those guys know a thing or two about fab work.

 

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that will be cool to see finished and how it handles. you sure those guys arnt gonna bag it and put 22's on her though.lol
 

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