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Old October 27th, 2014, 10:31 PM
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Looks like his hybrid 9' is from Ashcroft.
I wasn't sure, reading post it looks like the diffs come in from the U.S. Either way, I think cheaper to build custom using Ruffstuff housings & junkyard parts

I believe Ashcroft have ceased production of the Force 9 axles, I know Jim Marsden has swapped his out for Spidertrax as he kept breaking them.
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Old October 27th, 2014, 10:40 PM
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I went to the shops website. Think I read it correctly.

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I wasn't sure, reading post it looks like the diffs come in from the U.S. Either way, I think cheaper to build custom using Ruffstuff housings & junkyard parts
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Old October 28th, 2014, 08:31 AM
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For those on Crack book, check out 'Les Richmond Automotive' down under in Aus... His LSx powered RaRo's rolling on 35's are real nice work and safe too as they have to pass stringent engineering & safety trials before being signed off for use on highways. His hybrid 9" / LR rear axle looks interesting but I think for similar or less you could build a full custom 9" setup here.

https://www.facebook.com/lrautomotive
For those of us doing or considering the LS4 in a RRC check out the speedo and tach cluster down about 20 posts on his Facebook Page. I've reached out to them for more information. Will share with Nick to get his thoughts if it proceeds.
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Old October 28th, 2014, 10:20 AM
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I believe Ashcroft have ceased production of the Force 9 axles, I know Jim Marsden has swapped his out for Spidertrax as he kept breaking them.
I'm not sure this is an accurate account..... Jim was using prototype axles that had known weaknesses. He did not get the parts upgraded, despite being told about the problems.... I'm not sure he completed a race this year with the new car due to mechanical failures including killing the GM engine twice.
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Old October 28th, 2014, 12:32 PM
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I'm not sure this is an accurate account..... Jim was using prototype axles that had known weaknesses. He did not get the parts upgraded, despite being told about the problems.... I'm not sure he completed a race this year with the new car due to mechanical failures including killing the GM engine twice.
I stand corrected....
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Old October 29th, 2014, 10:15 AM
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I found a nice l99 out of a escalade 2011 with 11k miles with tranny for 6700 here in socal if someone is looking
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I found a nice l99 out of a escalade 2011 with 11k miles with tranny for 6700 here in socal if someone is looking
Pardon my ignorance, but I thought l99 were only in automatic ss comaros.
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Old October 29th, 2014, 11:39 AM
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Pardon my ignorance, but I thought l99 were only in automatic ss comaros.
It's a 6.2 2011 to whatever code it is.
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Is there a web-link to the sale?
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Old October 29th, 2014, 11:55 AM
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Is there a web-link to the sale?
No I work next to a tow yard and one of the workers came and told me about it yesterday.
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Fuel Tubing

Anyone have any thoughts on whether the 5/16 fuel tubing will be sufficient or whether the supply line should be bumped up to 3/8?
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No I work next to a tow yard and one of the workers came and told me about it yesterday.
I'd be interested in contacting them if the tranny was awd/4x4 and the ecm's, ancillaries, and pedal were included/available.

P.s. Sorry forum for this slight derailment.
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Old October 29th, 2014, 12:16 PM
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I'd be interested in contacting them if the tranny was awd/4x4 and the ecm's, ancillaries, and pedal were included/available.

P.s. Sorry forum for this slight derailment.
Yes he said it did. Complete dropout was awd
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Old October 29th, 2014, 12:16 PM
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Anyone have any thoughts on whether the 5/16 fuel tubing will be sufficient or whether the supply line should be bumped up to 3/8?
looks like 5/16

http://www.speedwaymotors.com/LS1-Co...Kit,41792.html
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Yes he said it did. Complete dropout was awd
I might give them a call. Thanks for the heads up. It's for my P38 project. What is the contact info?
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Old October 29th, 2014, 12:24 PM
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You two have heard of the private message function?
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I might give them a call. Thanks for the heads up. It's for my P38 project. What is the contact info?
I'll get the info.
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Old October 29th, 2014, 12:29 PM
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I am running 5/16" (8mm) with no issues. (Stock lines from the stock tank with the upgraded pump.)
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Old October 29th, 2014, 01:54 PM
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For those of us doing or considering the LS4 in a RRC check out the speedo and tach cluster down about 20 posts on his Facebook Page. I've reached out to them for more information. Will share with Nick to get his thoughts if it proceeds.
These are some of the new generation CAN-Bus gauges. speedhut.com, speartech.com, and others are starting to offer CAN Bus gauges. They work by plugging into the OBD2 port get the gauge information from the computers. No additional sensors required. Unfortunately there are only a few on the market and are expensive. About $700-1500 a set. Usually only round gauges.

Dakota Digital has a wide verity of universal gauges and sell a CAN Bus interface module. I was planning on integrating this in my D90...
http://www.dakotadigital.com/index.c...rod/prd846.htm

...and their CAN Bus interface.
http://www.dakotadigital.com/index.c...rod/prd752.htm

Still expensive, but very cool.
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Old October 29th, 2014, 02:04 PM
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But you still want the speedo signal from the transfer case, do you not? If you got it from the gearbox, it would not be correct in low range.
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