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Old 05-08-2017, 04:14 PM   #1
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65 c10 Panckaed Crossmember question

So im about to pancake my crossmember 1.5 inches and ive read that you want to move the whole crossmember forward an inch to center the wheels in the wheel wells. But asi was looking at mine, it appears that if i move it forward, it will hit the steering linkage. Am i missing something?
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Old 05-08-2017, 05:48 PM   #2
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Re: 65 c10 Panckaed Crossmember question

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So im about to pancake my crossmember 1.5 inches and ive read that you want to move the whole crossmember forward an inch to center the wheels in the wheel wells. But asi was looking at mine, it appears that if i move it forward, it will hit the steering linkage. Am i missing something?
You don't need to move it forward when pancaking the x-member. If you do move it, everything that connects to the steering needs to be moved as well.
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Old 05-08-2017, 06:17 PM   #3
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Re: 65 c10 Panckaed Crossmember question

I must have misread it then. So you just pancake and rebolt it in its original spot?
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Old 05-08-2017, 09:08 PM   #4
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Re: 65 c10 Panckaed Crossmember question

Yes
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Re: 65 c10 Panckaed Crossmember question

Thank you
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Old 05-11-2017, 09:23 AM   #6
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Re: 65 c10 Panckaed Crossmember question

Porterbuilt makes "forward arms" to center the wheels and change the geometry.
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Old 05-12-2017, 01:53 AM   #7
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Yeah using forward control arms will be a lot easier then moving the crossmember.
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