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Old 07-23-2015, 09:58 PM   #1
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67 long box

I started this build about 2 years ago and lost a year and a half due to car accident but I've been hard at it since march.
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:03 PM   #2
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lots of metal work
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:10 PM   #3
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cab came off with no problems
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:16 PM   #4
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the floor is done
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:24 PM   #5
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total disassemble into tiny pieces
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:30 PM   #6
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lots of cutting, grinding and welding
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:36 PM   #7
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Great progress. What are your build plans?
Keep it original, mild modifications or a full blown trailer queen?
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:40 PM   #8
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custom trail arms and panhard . put a small notch in it to get it down
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:46 PM   #9
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new custom sway bar, no shocks or springs till later' engine done and ready
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:50 PM   #10
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moved the cab out and bed in. cut all the bolts and rails
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:54 PM   #11
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found more holes, so I'm raising the bed
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:59 PM   #12
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I keep finding more holes. but had to modify anyway
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Old 07-23-2015, 11:06 PM   #13
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Great progress. What are your build plans?
Keep it original, mild modifications or a full blown trailer queen?
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mild street truck with great handling a/c p/b p/w just a good daily
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Old 07-24-2015, 10:14 AM   #14
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I really like the way that you fabricated the rear sway bar.
You could sell a ton of those.
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Old 07-24-2015, 10:44 AM   #15
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diggin it!
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Old 07-24-2015, 10:56 AM   #16
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Great progress! Looks good. Keep posting progress shots.
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Old 07-24-2015, 02:50 PM   #17
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I really like the way that you fabricated the rear sway bar.
You could sell a ton of those.
I hate spending money on parts, this way I know what I'm getting and the quality is up to my standard. Nothing worse that getting parts that are not right. that sway bar was made from chromoly 1" 4140 and 4130 hss 2"x4". I hope it handles well.
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Old 07-24-2015, 09:25 PM   #18
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inner fender raised 2"
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Old 07-24-2015, 09:38 PM   #19
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Bent the new lip down to stiffen the panel, the repair didn't chew up to much old paint so it should be an easy blend in patina
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Old 07-25-2015, 07:07 PM   #20
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The other wheel house raised, now on to the wheel well widening
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Old 07-26-2015, 04:05 PM   #21
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We just finished my father in laws Hemi Eh. It's a 331 hemi with t5 trany, out of a mustang. It has a clutch and torque converter, very strange to drive. We custom fabed the frame and body parts to match
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Old 07-27-2015, 07:11 PM   #22
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first one cut, and added 2". now I can add two more inches of rubber.
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Old 07-27-2015, 08:42 PM   #23
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your metalwork is amazing!...nice job.
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Old 07-27-2015, 09:50 PM   #24
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your metalwork is amazing!...nice job.
Thanks it's kinda how I got the name metal doc, Derek.
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Old 07-28-2015, 04:50 PM   #25
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Doesn't look like it but that was 8 feet of weld. First one done with a coat of primer to prevent rust and start welding again.
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