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    Who can manufacture this tapered steel tube? (Ford Axle Tube)

    thanks for all your thoughts seems like I am back to where I began. "If it doesn't make dollars then it doesn't make sense." There is no space in this business plan for a loss leader this is a time-consuming and labor-intensive idea before we even turn the first wrench.
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    Who can manufacture this tapered steel tube? (Ford Axle Tube)

    The standard axle was tapered the entire length if that makes it easier to produce we can do it that way. Craig
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    Who can manufacture this tapered steel tube? (Ford Axle Tube)

    The entire thing has to be practical to develop. If manufacturing cost exceeds retail price then it is a no-go I need to find a different hobby. Reasonably if I could get them finished for around $200 per axle it may be a reasonable business idea. It the tubes are going to be $100--$1500 for a...
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    Who can manufacture this tapered steel tube? (Ford Axle Tube)

    We are on a limited budget. So the lowest cost to get started and then a reasonable price per piece.
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    Who can manufacture this tapered steel tube? (Ford Axle Tube)

    I look at this in 3 pieces right now. 1. the "cone" portion that attaches to the side of the car rear end. 2. The tube that attaches to it. 3. The end which fits a standard ford option for a modern components. The standard ford end you can source from a supplier but rest is all a (questions mark...
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    Who can manufacture this tapered steel tube? (Ford Axle Tube)

    I can supply all of that I did not know I would get so much assistance. I will get that info for you.
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    Who can manufacture this tapered steel tube? (Ford Axle Tube)

    Does that me $200 or $900? ballpark?
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    Who can manufacture this tapered steel tube? (Ford Axle Tube)

    We are trying to get in the industry and yes you are correct there are only a few companies making them right now. The only one I can find online is a quick change company called Winter is selling the photo that I included. We are trying to get into the same space and would like to sell a...
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    Who can manufacture this tapered steel tube? (Ford Axle Tube)

    I want to find someone that can make this steel tube for me. It is an axle tube for a vintage hot rod or older ford vehicle. I only know how one company makes them right now but I would like to produce some for my own company. I have tried several times with no success to find a manufacturer...
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