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the hitch is welded in between the two frame rails. Where there are mounting holes, I welded a nut to the hitch. So it's welded and bolted. I've hauled my s-10 on it and it's holding up well. I have full confidence in it.

I debated on cutting a big slit. Like 1-1/2" x 12" and have the exhaust come out of it. While it looks small it should serve the purpose well. I am limited by the space on the backside. While there is a 3" flat are on the front, on the back it's just shy of 2" clear.
It might dissappear in the near future. I could put a Grate over the two openings to hide the pipe.

it's a work in progress so anything can change.
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Honestly, no megusta...

I would have done it between the two horizontal beams( taking half moon chunks out of both ) and kept itcloser to the sides of the truck. I'm interested to see the finished product though
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Andy, A line of fire is going there. That's the focal point of the whole project for me. A double layer of them. One in the gap and one between the bumper and tailgate.

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i like the exhaust but i think i would have gone bigger.
and maybe further apart. I like the idea alot though. I thought that you would have been finished by now. I started after you and finished about 4-5 dyas after you started. When is it going to be painted?
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Some updated pics. i hope to be done tomorrow. One more line of Fire will go above the bumper after installation:



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that thing looks so good wayne! it's definitely different than what i was picturing. it looks awesome with the paint and you barely notice the holes for the exhaust. i think, once installed, it will look amazing. good job on it!
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looks good, never would have thought of that.
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those exhaust tips are lame. i give it a thumbs down.

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those exhaust tips are lame. i give it a thumbs down.
That comment is so like- two weeks old. Those are my fishing rod holders.
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yeah, ok.
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Looks great Wayne.
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the paint got torched welding it to the truck. lol. Gonna have to paint it again.
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make me one, make me one, make me one! haha
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well, minus the mini exhaust pipes, i like my dumped exhaust lol, just need to avoid the po-po's
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The two exhaust tips are small. They basically split from one main pipe. The pipes will be cut flush to the bumper.
I hope this is a joke....
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I hope this is a joke....
I ended up hooking up a helium tank to the pipes to fill up balloons. i'm a hit at birthday parties.
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I ended up hooking up a helium tank to the pipes to fill up balloons. i'm a hit at birthday parties.
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hmm i think the oil slick or smoke screen shooters are a better idea..
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hmm i think the oil slick or smoke screen shooters are a better idea..
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