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ARMOR PLATING! hahah more Diamond plate and pics!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jjlaughner, Jun 19, 2006.

  1. jjlaughner

    jjlaughner 3/4 ton status

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    Replacing the rear corners...
    more 1/8" Diamond plate. I have to put in the 2x2" 3/16" slider on the bottom of the floor sides and I have some LED tailights (if I can find them! :doah: )


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    Torched the plate...

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    A little heat and some manual bending...

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    truck shot!

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    Bent and in clamped in place

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    Persision in the works! :haha:

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    Top is welded

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    Doing some grinding to match the body line...

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    Just have to the other side maybe next weekend... :crazy:
     
  2. big pappa b

    big pappa b 3/4 ton status

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    Bak at it I see. Did you move back home? Been a while since we talked :crazy:
     
  3. big pappa b

    big pappa b 3/4 ton status

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    Oh yeah...lookin good :wink1:
     
  4. jjlaughner

    jjlaughner 3/4 ton status

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    Nope, I was home for the weekend. Went to a bar Friday night, worked on the truck Saturday and hung out with the folks on Sunday. Next weekend I'll probley work on it a little more, then I have Thursday and Friday next week off, so maybe I'll have a few days there to work on the other trucks also.
    I got the brake line in the big silver blazer, so its running again too!
     
  5. SUBFAN

    SUBFAN 1/2 ton status

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    Maybe the Department of Defense should contact you about building stealth tanks for them....:grin: :waytogo: :grin:

    Or maybe Bond, you know James....I hope it is not to heavy in the end.

    Should take much longer for the salt to eat through that :saweet:
     
  6. Jishory

    Jishory 1/2 ton status

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    lose the top, whats the point?
     
  7. jjlaughner

    jjlaughner 3/4 ton status

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    I still have alot of metal to add... the top will come off but I'll add that weight back in tubing real fast. I'm not hung up on weight, this is a rig not a twig...

    I have a couple sheets of 1/16" diamond plate to reskin the doors...
     
  8. blazerpro79

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    i like that!
     

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