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Got internet again, my updates

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MNorby, Jul 6, 2005.

  1. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Finally got the net again, here are some pics of my latest creations. Still need to finish welding up the bed and re-plumb my fuel filler hose (goes to back corner of bed). Running 56s front and rear and clocked up t-case. Also my mud bogger ex-racer yota. Legthened out to 135" WB and will run a bottle fed 350.
     
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    mouse 1/2 ton status

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    Lookin good!
     
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    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    More pics as requested:
    Basically taped out where to cut the angle and used the ripple in the bed to make the other cut with the plas. Then cut out the little spot welds the hold the sheet to the reinforcements underneith. Then cut the reinforcements leaving the same amout that WAS under the bedside side. Folded in and started welding.
     
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    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    here is an action and poser pic for ya:

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    Drey 3/4 ton status

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    I still remember when that truck was on 31s, with add-a-leafs and throwing snow around with the back tires. Ahh the old ORC days :wink1:

    then there were 35s too, damn that truck has changed, for the better though :bow:
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    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    ironically those tires and wheels from that old pic are the same exact tires and wheels on my dodge towrig. I sold the tires to my room mate who sold them to Joe in billings who sold them back to me when I got my dodge and the wheels I tradded for a set of 15" 8 luggers on the 4X now and a snap-on tool box then bought back for $200 for my dodge too. Crazzzzzzy
     
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    Those are Mickey Thompson MT Classics arent they? After i saw your truck with them I knew i had to have a set on my truck
     
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    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    yep, M/T Classic 2s
     
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    Beautiful job, and thanks for the extra posts! How did you fold the bedsides without them distorting to badly? Are the just that flexible or did you make another cut that I am not seeing?
     
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    once I made the V shaped cut all the way to the front bed wall the bed side pivitod really easy to where I wanted it. It made more of a gap between the bed and cab and it flares out just a smidge wider than the cab like maybe 1/8 to 1/4" but no biggy and hardly noticable.
     
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    ah ha! Thats what I missed when I was looking at it. That photo of everything you cut and removed now makes more sense. I couldnt figure out where all the metal came from
     
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    hardest part was cutting all the little spot welds that hold the bed floor to the supports. Not hard cutting them, but more or less finding them. IF I rubbed the paint I could see a slight indent in the floor and used the plas to cut a little hole around them.
     

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