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Old 01-09-2018, 11:25 AM   #1
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shaved firewall in progress pics

Hi all,

Currently on the hunt for pictures of you guys shaving the firewalls mid progress, or start to finish..etc.

I been thinking about fabbing some panels similiar to the slosh tubs...
http://sloshtubz.net/shop.html#!/Fir...egory=18977115

or the porterbuilt...
http://pbfab.com/73-87-firewall-filler-panels

and was curious if anyone has installed these pieces and if they had any pictures/testimonial from the install?

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Old 01-09-2018, 08:57 PM   #2
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Re: shaved firewall in progress pics

Just buy slosh tubz
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Old 01-09-2018, 10:33 PM   #3
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Just buy slosh tubz
my concern isn't with the fabrication but the install.

really just looking for people who have installed these panels or similar and had pictures and first hand knowledge.

I messaged slosh tubs on instagram but he didn't have too much information.

Big question is what to do with the booster bracing on the outside of the firewall when it is removed. How are people bracing from the inside?
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:03 PM   #4
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Just buy slosh tubz
Slosh Tubz stuff aint cheap. Makes it tough for the average Joe to buy all these cool products for our trucks.

Thats for rich people. Whats the fun in prefab and bolt in? I say make it yours...
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Old 01-10-2018, 01:09 PM   #5
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Re: shaved firewall in progress pics

Here is my firewall:






Just in primer now. Havent done any finish work on it.
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Old 01-10-2018, 01:49 PM   #6
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Re: shaved firewall in progress pics

I did mine just smooth finish. I left the whole behind the motor for the Engine ECM harness, wiper motor, throttle cable, and stock fuse block holes.




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Old 01-10-2018, 02:46 PM   #7
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I did mine just smooth finish. I left the whole behind the motor for the Engine ECM harness, wiper motor, throttle cable, and stock fuse block holes.
have you driven the truck yet? I'm slightly concerned to cut off the flanges and weld all the seams up and them crack back.
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Old 01-11-2018, 12:12 PM   #8
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have you driven the truck yet? I'm slightly concerned to cut off the flanges and weld all the seams up and them crack back.
I have not driven the truck yet. many people have down the same with no issues cranking.
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Old 01-15-2018, 02:48 AM   #9
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Looking great!
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Old 01-15-2018, 07:58 AM   #10
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Re: shaved firewall in progress pics

I have seen street rods where they mount a piece of polished stainless steel to the firewall giving it the mirror effect. That's what i thought you were going for.
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