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Finished the tube bed

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 8_YOUR_H2, Sep 13, 2006.

  1. 8_YOUR_H2

    8_YOUR_H2 1/2 ton status

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    Bed is done. Mocking up the shocks and I have to notch out the rear crossmember to give me a little more uptravel. I have 8" up and 10" down.

    Should have the cage all braced up and have started the front tube work by this weekend.

    Enjoy...

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    Oh yeah, I started cutting the rest of the body off for boat sides/truggy.
     
  2. muddermilitia

    muddermilitia ThatTrazerGuy GMOTM Winner

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    Let me be the first to say, WOW, that looks awesome. I love it!
     
  3. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    Looks good, I would outboard the bottoms of the shocks to help to control body roll.
     
  4. mikey_d05

    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Get yer junk up to Gilbert!
     
  5. 8_YOUR_H2

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    X3..putting off cutting the 14 bolt perches till the very end. Not looking forward to it at all.
     
  6. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    what size rod ends are you using?
     
  7. 8_YOUR_H2

    8_YOUR_H2 1/2 ton status

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    3/4 3/4
     
  8. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    :eek1: your going to break them
     
  9. DEMON44

    DEMON44 Low-Tech Redneck

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    no friggin doubt....use 3/4 on your steering linkage
     
  10. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I had my bluetorch fab 4-link truss and brackets setup for 1.25"ers
     
  11. Gravel Maker

    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    X4 on the outboard......

    Take 'em all the way out to the Caliper brackets.....
     

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