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Old 02-19-2014, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by DBM View Post
On a slightly related note....I have a mini milling machine (non cnc) and was thinking of trying to machine some arms from 2024 aluminum (I'm out of 7075). I don't think that I have the ability to machine c-hubs or steering blocks though. Aside from it being a potentially fun and rewarding project, is there any reason why we don't see more aluminum suspension components?

IMO .... Aluminum arms create worse damage. Arms break and chassis's are saved. Aluminum arms break chassi's .... not to mention a little bend can be missed and oh boy screw with a tweak bar.

IMOx2 lol ...... carbon fiber braces for arms if your looking for just some fun machine time
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