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Old 05-17-2022, 03:17 PM   #1
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Frame Stiffeners-Good or Bad?

I'm building my 66 shortbed for street/strip duty. I'll be running a narrowed 9 inch and wider tires. Powerplant will be either a healthy LSA setup or a 370 ci/80mm turbo. I had purchased a Tinworks Fabrications frame stiffener and trailing arms for the truck. I've seen some say the stiffeners aren't a good idea and are hard on the frame. I'd like to hear other's opinions or experience with something like this. I won't be caging this truck.
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Old 05-17-2022, 08:53 PM   #2
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Re: Frame Stiffeners-Good or Bad?

Since I broke the old Blue Truck in half almost. I would say that's a good idea. If you aren't going to cage it it needs to be boxed in as much as possible.
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Old 05-18-2022, 05:54 PM   #3
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Re: Frame Stiffeners-Good or Bad?

Can't see why they would be a bad thing.
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Old 05-18-2022, 07:25 PM   #4
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Re: Frame Stiffeners-Good or Bad?

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Since I broke the old Blue Truck in half almost. I would say that's a good idea. If you aren't going to cage it it needs to be boxed in as much as possible.
More details on this? Yikes.
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