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PostSubject: what could I use these for?   what could I use these for? Icon_minitimeSat Sep 23, 2017 3:35 pm

These....tensioners? shocks? I'm not sure what to call them. They came off of an electric exercise machine and provided up to 240 pounds of force. they pull inward unlike a shock that would resist outward. I was wondering what some of ya'lls ideas would be for using them.

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PostSubject: Re: what could I use these for?   what could I use these for? Icon_minitimeSat Sep 23, 2017 4:25 pm

I'd use them for a front shock on your pivot axel.
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PostSubject: Re: what could I use these for?   what could I use these for? Icon_minitimeSat Sep 23, 2017 4:28 pm

@Double W Cross Ranch wrote:
I'd use them for a front shock on your pivot axel.

how so? it doesnt act like a normal shock.
down force it would just be a hard jolt with no cushion
it wouldnt allow flex really
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PostSubject: Re: what could I use these for?   what could I use these for? Icon_minitimeSat Sep 23, 2017 4:54 pm

Oh, okay now I see. I'd maybe try flipping the force direction? otherwise IDK
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PostSubject: Re: what could I use these for?   what could I use these for? Icon_minitimeSat Sep 23, 2017 7:51 pm

I'd cut the spring out of them. A spring has more uses.
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PostSubject: Re: what could I use these for?   what could I use these for? Icon_minitimeSat Sep 23, 2017 8:37 pm

@prancstaman wrote:
I'd cut the spring out of them. A spring has more uses.


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See the spring?

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PostSubject: Re: what could I use these for?   what could I use these for? Icon_minitimeSat Sep 23, 2017 9:29 pm

Would make a hell of a clutch pedal tensioner,.

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PostSubject: Re: what could I use these for?   what could I use these for? Icon_minitimeSat Sep 23, 2017 9:50 pm

@AllisKidD21 wrote:
Would make a hell of a clutch pedal tensioner,.

ive thought about something of that sort. would be great on a chain tensioner with a centrivical clutch (cant spell lol)
i would be afraid it would be difficult to make a belt clutch system work well with it. would have to be a very beefy clutch just to disengage it lol
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PostSubject: Re: what could I use these for?   what could I use these for? Icon_minitimeSun Sep 24, 2017 10:43 am

@TheBeal wrote:
@prancstaman wrote:
I'd cut the spring out of them. A spring has more uses.


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See the spring?



lol!
A british grease gun I'll call it,lol. You would be able to use the spring and the housing too, lol . Nice.
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