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Old 03-02-2013, 09:58 PM   #1
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Question Shorten links

Hi this might be a dumb question. Thats why im here. I have a custom dodge ram body on my scx10. I want the wheel wells to line up better than they are now. Ive already bought axial aluminum links to shorten it some. Is it possible to cut the links shorter. If not im just keeping it the same i dont want to waste all that money. I wish i thought of making my own. But o well. Any idea's would be greatly appreciated. Ill post pics and hopefully video's soon.
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Old 03-02-2013, 10:01 PM   #2
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how much shorter are we talking about? a few mm's and i would say yea, hack them puppies up. you may have to shorten the set screw a bit depending on how much ya need to shorten the link itself.
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Old 03-02-2013, 10:27 PM   #3
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how much shorter are we talking about? a few mm's and i would say yea, hack them puppies up. you may have to shorten the set screw a bit depending on how much ya need to shorten the link itself.
is 10 mm considered hacking it?
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Old 03-02-2013, 10:30 PM   #4
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My brother shortened his aluminum dingo links for his d90 body. Give it a shot. Or make custom links its easy
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:40 PM   #5
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Custom links. From what I've seen all thread and brake lines seem to be the easiest way. Or get aluminum tube, cut to length and tap the ends.

Try trimming the stocks first though.
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:07 AM   #6
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What Alika said. Just make the links yourself. Buy aluminum tubes and just tap them.
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