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Old 10-20-2011, 10:04 AM   #51
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Thanks man!! I'm working as hard and as fast as money will let me!! So hang in there with me I hope it will be done by March! I can wait til the day I can push the start button and drive it out of my shop!!!!!
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Old 10-22-2011, 11:18 PM   #53
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Well hell!!!! Not much done today but a little tube work since I took my inter fenders out I had to come up with some bracing for the outer finders some since I've been working on my roll cage I decided build a cage around the engine compartment and tied it into the rollcage
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Well Ive been scared this would happen, but I'm going to put my little rig on the back burner for a while!!! My head is scrambled!! I figured it would happen being the only one working on this thing for the past 5 months! I fell like I'm going in circles! ! But ill be back once my head clears!!!!!!
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:16 PM   #56
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I know I forgot something!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL!! Thank Bro I needed that
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:19 PM   #57
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We all get that way from time to time just gotta give it a couple days and I'll bet you'll feel a lot better. That and I enjoy reading your build so don't want to wait too long for updates.
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:22 PM   #58
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Hey brug! did u find the pic of the high steer u made for ur friend ?
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We all get that way from time to time just gotta give it a couple days and I'll bet you'll feel a lot better. That and I enjoy reading your build so don't want to wait too long for updates.


X2, i wanted to scrap mine this past weekend because i got pissed off at it, but waited a few days and now im ready to go work on it again.
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Hey brug! did u find the pic of the high steer u made for ur friend ?
Ya lemme up load it
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:30 PM   #61
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We all get that way from time to time just gotta give it a couple days and I'll bet you'll feel a lot better. That and I enjoy reading your build so don't want to wait too long for updates.
Hey bill thanks man means a lot know someone is reading it!! Im goin to let my head clear up alittle and ill be back
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:34 PM   #62
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Hey guys thanks for all the support!! Means a lot!!!!
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:52 PM   #63
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Sorry bout the pics, friend doesn't wash his junk...

I built this out of 1/4" plate, made top and bottom pieces then tacked plate on one side heating it up and bending it around. Kinda white person rigged but it works and has for 2 years. It has a 3/4 bolt going thru the stock hole of the knuckle out the top. Just a cheap thought!!

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Old 10-24-2011, 09:48 PM   #64
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Thanks Bro!! That will work!! Did u only post two pics or is there a third? My phone internet only shows two Ans then a? Below the second! But I get the idea about how tall is it from top to bottom?
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:46 AM   #65
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What Chevy gear box should I get? I plan on taping it for ram assist! I also need to know if the stock chevy pitman arm will work? I need the year make and model. I read somewhere that people are useing 2wd Chevy gear box but not sure!! Thanks for any help!!!
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Old 10-26-2011, 07:55 AM   #66
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I've been paceing the floor past couple of days trying to think out some idea just waiting on some answers
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Old 10-31-2011, 12:23 AM   #67
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Didn't get anything done this weekend still taken a break from my build!! But my nephew stopped by today we talked about his rig its a chopped up Cherokee pretty cool rig
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Old 11-01-2011, 12:32 PM   #68
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I'm laying out some ideas for some tube work Whatcha think
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Are you cutting and welding the tubing back together to get your angles? they don't look like normal bends to me.
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Old 11-01-2011, 09:53 PM   #70
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Yes its cut and welded back together! I cut it about half way though the pipe then knock another smaller piece of pipe inside it and bend it in a press I have made. Nothing is bent over a 25 bend! I know its rigged but I've done in my old camero and rolled it at 80 MPH and didn't even break or bend a single pipe.
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:28 PM   #71
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Well I got bored tonight and this happend
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:35 PM   #72
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Took a total of 8 inches off the ol' bed

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Old 11-01-2011, 10:46 PM   #73
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I thought this was pretty funny the Guy I got the truck from did a @*@$ load of bondo on the lower quarter of the bed
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Old 11-02-2011, 11:05 AM   #74
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Old 11-02-2011, 01:51 PM   #75
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It ant no big problem! I'm just going to cut the bottom quarter off! Cause I'm sure I'll crush it krawlin anyways
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