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Fails in Metal Fabrication...Enjoy

Hope it is not a repost

http://jalopnik.com/photogallery/epi...rbo/1007635348

About 30 pics to go through.
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Ok, so I dont know much about suspencion, but those DIY lifts on there look like they ride like a brick! Literaly! lol

Especially this one:

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i find it funny but not, i mean these pieces of **** (excuse my french) are riding around on our roads, but i wonder how much hp you could get if you slapped some aem stickers and a gtr logo on those things.
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The licence plate says it all:

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Oooooouuffff!
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wow....just wow
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wow i can weld great they suck ***
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i like the turbos on the muffler idea, so you cant see them from under the car, to pass inspections maybe? idk...
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the sad thing is, that site is only a fraction of what's out there..

but.. really? seriously? thats one hell of a drop pitman arm..

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Damn.....LOL
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Some people shouldn't be allowed around a welder.
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fixed it for ya
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Whats wrong with that?

Looks like a good solid bead to me

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^^^ i hope your kidding that weld might hold me sheet metal together but nothing else
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wow some people just amaze me.
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^^^ i hope your kidding that weld might hold me sheet metal together but nothing else
Sarcasm.......
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Yeah no kidding, I think he missed that one.....

There are a couple of good ones on Pirate. I always enjoy seeing the show trucks where the guy puts all the effort into chroming each individual leafspring, and adding 50 shocks to each wheel, and then gives it a horrible 90's neon retro paint job. What a waste of money.
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Some of those are good. I love the 20" blocks. LMAO
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lift blocks are illegal on the front axle... at least here in PA
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Especially this one:

I hope this guy likes bruised kidneys and inflammed prostate
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^^I just love how the front leafs are bent upwards, lol
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Some of those trucks with the crazy lift blocks front/rear and the ones with no leafs at all are probably just southern mud trucks that get towed to the mud pit, driven there, and put back on the trailer. There isn't much flexing they are doing or anything and they will probably never have any issues, not saying that it's correct or that I'd do anything like that but I'm just saying these aren't all peoples DD street trucks.

I remember the thread from that guy with the pieces of metal welded to the impeller on the turbo, the idiot thought it would make it spool quicker lol.
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thats like my girlfriend's uncle, he told me they used to get their cars to shop class, jack the back end up until the tires just came off the ground and cut a 2x4 a 1/2" bigger than the gap between the frame and the axle and hammer it in there to give it a "hotrod look"
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lift blocks are illegal on the front axle... at least here in PA
everything's illegal in PA when it comes to lift laws..

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^^I just love how the front leafs are bent upwards, lol
most 250s and 350s in that generation are like that..

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Some of those trucks with the crazy lift blocks front/rear and the ones with no leafs at all are probably just southern mud trucks that get towed to the mud pit, driven there, and put back on the trailer. There isn't much flexing they are doing or anything and they will probably never have any issues, not saying that it's correct or that I'd do anything like that but I'm just saying these aren't all peoples DD street trucks.

I remember the thread from that guy with the pieces of metal welded to the impeller on the turbo, the idiot thought it would make it spool quicker lol.
maybe they don't need to flex, but.

no springs makes for a hell of a ride, I have very little up travel and it really sucks.. and huge lift blocks allow for an *** load of axle wrap and wheel hop.. so its bad either way.
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maybe they don't need to flex, but.

no springs makes for a hell of a ride, I have very little up travel and it really sucks.. and huge lift blocks allow for an *** load of axle wrap and wheel hop.. so its bad either way.
True, I'm not sticking up for the trucks or anything just pointing out that they aren't ever driven on the street probably.
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