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Old 04-24-2012, 08:13 AM
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are you boxing the frame to put the strength back in where you cut into it?

for the firewall/floor mods in mine l used an old wheel barrow, worked great to fill the hole and l cound not make those curves as nice as the "stock" ones on the WB.
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I probably wont box, I stair stepped the cut so as to not take to much away and wont be hauling anything.I left most of the firewall but gonna have to make up a hump.
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Old 04-24-2012, 08:22 AM
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Those proportions are coming together nicely

Im hoping after the chop and slammed it slill looks good,lol going for a sportier look and didnt want it to look to long.
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Old 04-24-2012, 08:41 AM
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Your truck is looking great Snake. I think the proportions of the box to cab are right on the money. If I may just add in my two cents worth, I think it would be a good idea to box in that step on the frame. I've been doing collision repair work for more than 25 years and that just sings out weak spot to me. It may never be a problem........ but. After all this great work it wouldn't be that much to just cover your bases. Keep up the great work.
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:37 PM
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Id planned on welding it up(not done yet), but I may go ahead plate the inside for good measure. thanks
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:28 PM
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Looks good Snake. When I shortened my box sides, the spot welds were drilled on the stake pocket then welded back on after cutting off the excess.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:18 PM
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Looks good Snake. When I shortened my box sides, the spot welds were drilled on the stake pocket then welded back on after cutting off the excess.
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I wanted to do it that way but I got lazy and not sure just how far Im gonna take this thing so I used the edge of the pocket seam.
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:23 AM
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Well its been a while.I got a guy I know who picked some 3x5 16ga sheetmetal from an auction. I got 13 sheets for $10.00 each.I cut me out some floor patches and made me some mini tubs.I took a fender from TSC and split it down the middle and capped and beaded the inside.
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The tubs.
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That looks plenty strong!, Nice work!
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Darn nice work....that sheet metal find was killer.....
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