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Originally Posted by ford rules View Post
Are you going to plate the front of the frame where its all wrinkled? The crumple zone or whatever it is.
i was thinking about that today... i probably should, just to tie in the front crossmember with the frame more because thats where the winch is going to be mounted... im probably going to have to pull the radiator out so i can get all the way in there to weld...
 
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Its probably a good idea mine was starting to tear in a few of those wrinkled spots where the cut out little triangles are i plated it with .25 so i think its good to go now.
 
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where is the EXO? or the 1 ton axles? LOL
 
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again, needs more dana 60
 
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Originally Posted by zabeard View Post
where is the EXO? or the 1 ton axles? LOL
like i said, i cant do any of that until i sell my axles i have now... but i got 2 calls today on the axles and one guy wanting to come get them on sunday... so if that comes through then i will pick up some ONETONS...
 
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so i started to set up the rear the way i have wanted to... chopped the rear off... then got some 2x4 box steel.. welded between the rails and reinforced the heck outta it!! then moved the rear shackle hangers down a bit to help the angle and clearance...

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loving the build! hope you sell the axles soon! wanna see the exo build!
 
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looks good carl. keep churning it out
 
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......i appologize if i do the exact same mods to the rear end as yours soon lol...you chopped the frame about exactly where i wanna trim mine...AND your runnin a bobbed bed... im jelous.
 
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Beefy!
 
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Originally Posted by rstangboi View Post
......i appologize if i do the exact same mods to the rear end as yours soon lol...you chopped the frame about exactly where i wanna trim mine...AND your runnin a bobbed bed... im jelous.
your going to bob a steppy?
 
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Originally Posted by fourliter dan View Post
your going to bob a steppy?
...na, longbed im getting from a friend. cant work fiberglass THAT well...hah
 
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waiting for tommorow.. gona pull the axles either tonight or tommorow morning.. but in the meantime, i got my front bumper mounted up,

added some tube to extend the bumper out about 6.25 inches..

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eventually im going to re-inforce it even more by adding some upper supports to stop the rotating force and some side supports to stop side to side movement.

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so are the axle sold?
 
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so are the axle sold?
the guy called me, he wants to come get them either thur fri or sat of this week.. so im really hoping he comes through.
 
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tell him you want a down payment before you pull them
 
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tell him you want a down payment before you pull them
X2! Or you will be going through a lot of work for nothing
 
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AXLES ARE SOLD!!!!!
 
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cool. Now we need more 1 ton under than *****.
 
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D you need to finish your truck.
 
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Nice horns!
 
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cool. Now we need more 1 ton under than *****.
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D you need to finish your truck.
hahahaha i think i get it now, RANGER needs me to do my d60 swamp so he can figure out how to do his??!!!
 
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finally

when are you going to get the 1 tons! ! ! ! ! !
 
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nope i dont. I have pretty much everything for the front cept brakes and tires/rims.
 
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shackles are made, front crossmember is made. Just need time.
 

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