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What is the first thing you put on a bare chassis?

What is the first thing you put on a bare chassis?  

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  1. 1. Not counting the gen 2 floor of a Bicknell, what is the first thing you put on a new or freshly powdercoated chassis?

    • Torque arm slider assembly
      3
    • Brake line bulkhead fittings
      7
    • Brake balance bar assembly
      1
    • Roll bar padding
      0
    • Motor plate and bell housing
      5
    • Radiator Tray
      0
    • Front axle, radius rods, and panhard bar
      2
    • Torsion Bar bearings
      0
    • something else
      2


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My guess is powder coating. :D

*** I should have read the whole title ***

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I can only speak from a prostock, but we put the front and rear suspension on it, so it could roll and be moved around.

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If your being serious about the question, the torque arm slider if your doing it right far as I’m concerned. During powder coating and build of car there is a chance something could cause the rods or slider to bind. If this part isn’t right on your car and moving totally freely your wasting your time even taking car to the track!

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We always started with slider as stated above and worked from the inside out, cockpit, master cylinders, brake lines, pedals steering box gauge cluster and worked outward.  

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On 12/27/2018 at 12:25 PM, racer80 said:

In Miller's case, I would say coffee stains!

Touche. And in your case it would be raspberry filling from a donut. :whistle:

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