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which will give me the least axle wrap and most articulation and combination of both? thanks
 

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Articulation? Neither.

You want something like this with a shackle or slip joint to allow the axle to articulate. This one isn't very pretty obviously but they can be made nicer of course.
 

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ok, what about just preventing axle wrap then, which is better?
 

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interesting...
 

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The design i was talking about. That design will put power to the ground and not cost a fortune. I would make them myself to save coin. Buy some flex joints, tube, bungs, and have fun.
 

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i dont have the skills or tools to do that. i would ahve to buy from that sams place
 

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im looking at putting down some pretty decent power, cause im thinking about going more aggressive on my cam, switching heads, and my long tubes are already on the way so id like to get all that power to the ground, thats my main goal
 

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What are you building your motor for? Where in the RPM range will it make the power? Is articulation even going to be a concern?
 

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I just found you want the vertical separation on the upper and lower link to be at least 25% of the tire diameter!
 

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What are you building your motor for? Where in the RPM range will it make the power? Is articulation even going to be a concern?
not sure on specifics yet, but likely idle to slightly over 5krpm. articulation is def less of a concern than preventing axle wrap at this point.
 

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I just found you want the vertical separation on the upper and lower link to be at least 25% of the tire diameter!
wow, so i need a minimum of 9" in there. yikes!
 

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I'm gonna go out on a limb and say he's NOT crawling it. haha...
 

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neither sand or crawling, just mud holes and winter driving
 

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