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Started the new mod last night, finished it today.

Well I fab'd up the brackets last night to get the parts put on today.. I'll give 2 pics and see if people can figure it out lol

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You changed the the lift mounts
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Bingo!

Yeah, I took out the struts that came in the box, and fab'd up some new alum mounts last night at school for the expo rear glass struts to be installed. So far they hold the lid up much nicer, I can almost throw the lid up instead of having to slowly help it all the way up with the old struts. Plus they're longer. I might actualy think about using the even bigger struts on the rear hatch of the expo's, but these will do for now.

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The black is just carbon from the MIG machine I was using. The Miller 350P is freakin amazing. I buzzed those brackets on in like 5 minutes! Hardest part was using the shear and press break on something that small!
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If anyone has an idea on where to buy upgraded replacement shocks, that would be helpful. I'm looking for the direct replacement shocks, with a lil more pressure so all I have to do is help it up from the latch and it'll fling open.
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damn dude, must be nice to have the accessibility to equipment and materials and the knowledge to fab up all the **** you do for your truck. nice work as usual.
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Sure is! I love it, makes it nice not having to pay someone for stuff I want done. I just go do what I want, and if i don't know how to, I learn how in the process in no time at all :)
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its the lift mounts lol. looks great
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If anyone has an idea on where to buy upgraded replacement shocks, that would be helpful. I'm looking for the direct replacement shocks, with a lil more pressure so all I have to do is help it up from the latch and it'll fling open.
check pep boys, i know they used to have a lot off different shocks
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Looks good!!
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