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    Re: Ford powered ST4 based buggy
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    Also depends on plate material... 4130 or A36 etc...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bdkw1 View Post
    Depends, are you going to see a lot of rocks? The bottom plate is usually thicker than the rest to put up with the abuse. Bottom, .156 Sides .125 or .090. Top, if your going to mount unsupported shock tabs off it, .125 . If the shock tabs are on an internal rib, .090.

    It all depends on the design, design it right and it will be much lighter. Make it bullet proof ad it will be 32 pounds, right K-fab?
    I dont intend to be doing any rock bouncing with it haha so bottom and sides/internal ribs .125? that just leaves the top which i could do in .090 but its probably easier and cheaper to just do it all in .125, does that sound reasonable just use all .125?
    I started designing them using 3/16 so this is a good weight savings, I'll post some pics of my ideas
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    I started trying to design and my computer froze and I lost everything, so I'm going to wait until I get the buggy back from Michigan for that.

    For now I'm looking into making it street legal and getting some lights, can anyone recommend an led headlight that has high, low, and something I can use for a turn signal? I plan on using some kind of trailer light in the rear.

    The best ive found is these https://www.amazon.com/Brightest-Dri...motive&sr=1-10
    they have high, low and daytime running light which could be wired as a turn signal but its white and I feel a reason for a cop to pull me over
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    They look good. Not sure on them in particular but get quality as is found that iffy ones burn LED,s out after a few months. Which sucks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyg View Post
    They look good. Not sure on them in particular but get quality as is found that iffy ones burn LED,s out after a few months. Which sucks.
    I just cant justify hundreds of dollars for headlights haha, they are really just to pass inspection and for the street, I'll probably put a light bar on at some point
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