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Stock Clod Hop-Ups

Post by SWMS » Mon May 29, 2017 4:59 pm

Every time one of my kiddos turns 5, I build them a Clod. I've only built one for my oldest daughter. My second born daughter just turned 5, so now it is her turn!

So, let's start this build thread....

1) Get Clod axle parts...
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2) Tap the gear boxes to add 6-32 cap screws to allow for quick change axle tubes when they break. This is a super easy mod and super cheap! Just go to your local hardware store and buy some 6-32 cap screws that are 3/8" long.
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3) I am using an exclusive SWMS Clod shock mount kit for this build. Swing on over to Southwest Monster Shop to check them out.
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4) To mount them up, you must drill the bottom hole in the axles tube to slip a screw in. Then the axle brace slips through the shock bracket. Spacers are included with the kit. Small spacer goes on top and bottom spacer goes on bottom.
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5) All bolted up!
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Re: Stock Clod Hop-Ups

Post by andymac0035 » Mon May 29, 2017 8:00 pm

Those shock mounts are pretty cool looking! :thumbsup:

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Re: Stock Clod Hop-Ups

Post by SWMS » Mon May 29, 2017 9:54 pm

andymac0035 wrote:
Mon May 29, 2017 8:00 pm
Those shock mounts are pretty cool looking! :thumbsup:
Cool, thanks! I run them on my KK2 Clod and my other daughter's semi-stock Clod.

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Re: Stock Clod Hop-Ups

Post by Sixtys Guy » Mon May 29, 2017 10:58 pm

Nice job. You'll have to have more kids so you can build more :lol:

Good idea on the buildup though, the thread could be used as practical instructions for your gear.

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Re: Stock Clod Hop-Ups

Post by ratpower396 » Wed May 31, 2017 5:21 pm

any discount for forum members???? (had to ask) shock mounts look really tempting

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