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Old 06-03-2006, 02:22 AM
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Default Ball joint type steering for Volcano?

Although the aluminum steering arm thing is on hold.....(thank you for your patiance)
I will try to redeem myself with a retrofit to help with the sterring arm issue.
Looking to see if we can convert to a ball joint type steering. (like on a REVO)

Parts consists of upper/lower control arms, ball joint type steering nuckles, and new gear box's front and rear.
Not sure if it will work ( according to my guy in china, it will or can be done ) and I could still use a lab rat or two from the selected people on this tread. Currently I only have the conversion parts for the Volcano but Tornado parts are coming soon.
So, lab rats must have a Volcano

I see ehroof has a Volcano.... what do you say ehroof??? I can provide the parts, you think you can make it work?
I would try it myself but don't have much time now a days and it does take some now how.

Let me know ehroof, it's in your capable hands..if you want to try

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P.S. Don't forget guys, gals & everything in between, this is a retrofit we are trying to do. I'm not sure if it will work... I already feel bad enough about the aluminum steering arms being delayed or on hold for now but we are trying.
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Old 06-03-2006, 07:53 AM
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so mail me a set, i'll get some of my people to work on them.
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Old 06-03-2006, 11:27 AM
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ok....

I'll send the parts out.

Cartronics & ehroof, when you receive the parts pls post your results here.

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Old 06-03-2006, 11:34 AM
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you got it
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BTW.... what be an ehroof???
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Old 06-03-2006, 11:38 AM
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eh is my name Eddie H. and roof is what i do (roofing) now its actually more all contracting, mostly interiors. My aol screen name is ehroof so i use it for everything.
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Old 06-03-2006, 11:42 AM
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I see... cool.

I'm always curious about these user names. Very funny sometimes [sm=spinnyeyes.gif]
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i would definetly try this retrofit let me when its available or is u want me 2 be the ginnypig
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i would definetly try this retrofit let me when its available or is u want me 2 be the ginnypig

Sorry shlo25,

This retrofit consists of a few parts and it gets costly.

Upper/Lower arms front and back.
F & R gearbox's
all new sterring knukles and rear hub with ball joints.

Got 2 guys gonna try this out already. If they are successfull, we will sell it as a kit.

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that is what the new volcano sv is going to have in it correct
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that is what the new volcano sv is going to have in it correct

that be correct... I did not want to spoil it but I saw pictures floating around here from someone[sm=surprised.gif]

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Old 06-03-2006, 05:46 PM
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This might be a stupid question... But what exactly is the benifit of this type of suspension?
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Old 06-03-2006, 08:22 PM
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it seems to me that all the forces that might be applied are more distributed, so there is less stress on different parts.... just a guess
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Old 06-03-2006, 09:26 PM
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I will answer that when i get it and get it on.
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Old 06-03-2006, 09:48 PM
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Well, this is the same way my REVO is set up and I never broke a steering arm on it and it handles bad ***ss!!

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Old 06-05-2006, 10:21 AM
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Well, this is the same way my REVO is set up and I never broke a steering arm on it and it handles bad ***ss!!

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Yeah, but my Revo broke a few suspension arms[&:]

of course, since the Volcano is significantly lighter than the Revo...we shouldn't have that problem:P

I'm really interested to see how this turns out
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we'll find out as soon as they get here
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hey mark, just want to let you know i got the package today, will fool with it after diner if i get a chance,
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hey mark, just want to let you know i got the package today, will fool with it after diner if i get a chance,

Wow!! no sh....t ? I just sent them Saturday.


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yeah, better than fedex and cheaper.
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cool, let us know how it works out.

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wow, box of parts, mark do you have a picture of how this is supposed to look???
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wow, box of parts, mark do you have a picture of how this is supposed to look???

nOPe... That's why I sent the parts to the experts.

All we have is this pic...

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no problem bro, will try to have an answer and some pictures by the end of the weekend.
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