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Old 05-18-2017, 05:02 PM   #376
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Also... Ordered these!

They should fit really well. I made my notch too high initially and want to bring it down. Got them from Applied Racing Technologies. They are 2x3x.120 and a bit lighter duty than I want but I will tie them to my four link cross member with some 1.5x.120 tube. The rear of the frame only supports half the bed and the fuel tank. I think it will be fine. Plus each rail weighs significantly less than each of my damn over built notches.
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Old 06-19-2017, 07:08 PM   #377
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I took a day off and worked through the weekend to try to get some work done to it. Ended up being really hot so I didn't get as much done as I wanted. Here are the pics:

Pushed my brother's Nova out, cleaned the garage, and pushed mine it. The differential is all jacked up and it took 4 people to push it up the driveway...

Old backhalf


Cutting the old backhalf off and found a wasp nest. Holy **** there were tons!

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Old 06-19-2017, 07:09 PM   #378
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Laying out the new rails


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Old 06-19-2017, 07:09 PM   #379
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Had to trim them down a bit to fit


Mock up
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Old 06-19-2017, 07:10 PM   #380
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Capped the ends

Removed everything to make it easer to weld in

Lovely temp to work in...
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Old 06-19-2017, 07:11 PM   #381
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Weldable primer for all the parts that will be sandwiched together.


Started tacking

I feel like I forget to mig weld since I have been tigging everything lately


Laid out!
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Old 06-19-2017, 07:12 PM   #382
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A pic with my gf for height reference.

Did it all in 3 days. Need to do all the tube work now. The front has 3 2x4's under the cross member because I need to swap out the oil pan still.
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Old 06-19-2017, 08:30 PM   #383
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Love the fab work. Wish I could weld like that!
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Old 06-19-2017, 10:59 PM   #384
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The new rails look great. Glad to see you are back at it.
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Old 06-26-2017, 01:44 PM   #385
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Love the fab work. Wish I could weld like that!
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The new rails look great. Glad to see you are back at it.
Thanks guys. You know that stuff life stuff always gets in the way...
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Old 06-26-2017, 01:45 PM   #386
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Still trying to figure out the tube work in the back. I don't have the funds to buy a tube bender at the moment so I am stuck with either the 90 degree bends I have or straight tube. Any input? I'd like to tie the bag mounts to each other across the center.

Burned in the back cross member:

Its just a bit too tight to fit the blazer tank (thing is huge). I can raise it up thought and likely fit it under the bed floor still.
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Old 07-17-2017, 04:35 PM   #387
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Screw photobucket.

Took another Chop/Metal Shaping class.

Still working on my backhalf. Got it all tied in.

Base for the gas tank in. Need to figure out my shocks and how to mount the gas tank next.


Watts link in

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Old 07-17-2017, 07:23 PM   #388
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Some nice work....very cool
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Old 07-19-2017, 08:23 PM   #389
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Cool looking fab work. Was the class at Skoty Chops? I need to do a class like that.
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