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My front clip fell off!!! (WARNING Full bodied rig lovers beware)

Discussion in 'Center Of Gravity' started by SCOOBYDANNN, Jul 22, 2003.

  1. SCOOBYDANNN

    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    so i replaced it w/ tubing

    What do you think

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  2. 84K5cedric

    84K5cedric 1/2 ton status

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    NICE! any pics from the side? does that bar on the side tie into the cage?
     
  3. SCOOBYDANNN

    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    tied it directly to the cage but the whole "engine cage" comes off or tilts (depending on howm many bolts i take off.)
     
  4. Drey

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    Looks good but seems like the radiator is left out in the middle of no where waiting to be smashed up by a log or somethin
     
  5. Bullet

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    /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

    Man I can't look at these pictures, I'll want to start another project /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif I can barely afford my Jimmy right now with all my plans!

    Man, I love your truck! Keep up the good work! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  6. Confedneck

    Confedneck 3/4 ton status

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    thats nice...gonna cover that radiator with some sort of grate??
     
  7. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    Man, that sure is a goofy looking nose, it looks like some kind of bug. /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  8. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    THAT IS FORKING SEXY AS HELL!!! /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

    *RIGHT CLICK, SAVE AS*

    there is my new front end /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif :drool:
     
  9. therobzilla

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    Danny,

    Thank you for posting the pictures, you have just made up my mind on how I am going to do mine. I love it. How about some close up pictures for better reference!!!

    I hope you don't mind me stealing your look!...

    Danny, It looks awesome.... Keep up the great work.

    Rob
     
  10. doctor4x4

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    bitching man great job espically the tilting part of the engine cage
    only bummer is now i gotta redesign my plans on the 1 i am working on now to make it better then yours :-) as believe it or not i was design up some thing along the same lines as 1 of the problem for me with those big a$$ fenders is WERE IS MY WHEEL ??? your design solves that problem im sure /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
  11. SCOOBYDANNN

    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    ill get some close up pics up for you soon. i still need to add a "/\" over the engine for some more strength.
     
  12. BorregoK5

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    Nice! Talk about weight reduction!
     
  13. UNCLE CRACKER

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    thats sweet.
     
  14. ducttape114

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    wow, that is awsome!!!! im gonna have to steal some ideas from you too /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  15. Aquaman

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    that is sweet. Best tube front clip I have seen yet! Would look even better with a piece of sheetmetal over the engine.
     
  16. marv_springer

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    .... you are 'da man! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    When I grow up, I wanna be just like you! (err, well.... at least my front clip wants to be just like yours.)

    Marv
     
  17. BadDog

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    I like! Looks a lot like mine. Good idea on the tilt. Mine comes off, but does not tilt...
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    I only had 2 pictures to go off of so I combined a little of both (yours and bgreens) but mos of the idea came from yours--thanks /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    BadDog SOL Staff Member Super Moderator Author

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    No problem, mine was pieced together from othes I've seen too. And since you borrowed ideas from me, maybe you won't mind if I borrow your hinge idea. /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif Though I'll probbably never get motivated enough to actually make the change...

    Here are some more pics of mine in progress
     
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    BTW, hard to see, but are those spring bushing mounts front and rear? Are you adding a hood?
     

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