Suicide front end
 What's a suicide front end
What's the technical name for this type of suspension? A suicide front end is a chassis modification where the frame does not extend over the axle
 Why is it called a "suicide" front end
If a spring or some other component breaks the frame can drop to the ground, sometimes digging in and causing a rollover or other type of major crash.
 When is a suicide front end appropriate
suicide front ends are popular on T buckets, Rat rods and modified or lakesters
 How to do it safely
In some government jusisdictions this type of modification is not allowed. All welding should be done by a competent person, all parts used should be adequate for the design usage. any used parts should be carefully inspected. the vehicle should be regulary inspected.