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my truck became 11 years older today

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chrisb420, Jun 2, 2006.

  1. chrisb420

    chrisb420 1/2 ton status

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    well i have been debating it for awhile now but the sawzall came out today and now the 86 looks a little more like a 75:D . now i have even more bodywork to do.

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    if you can i would like some good shots of what the roof looks like form the inside after the cut.
     
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    chrisb420 1/2 ton status

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    i can get them for you next weekend, i dont have room at my house for it so i usually only work on it thursdays and fridays. it is two pieces of sheetmetal about an 1/8" apart from one another, i only made the rough cuts today i will make the final cuts next week.
     
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    I cut one off before ( then ended up scrapping that tub ) This is what it looks like on the inside of the top . I have rear pillar pics somewhere :thumb:
     
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    awsome, ill be doing that soon, just want to know what i will be dealing with so i can get some ideas of how to fill it
     
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    rear pillar

    something like this

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    That extra wall sux to cut through with cheap blades . It goes over the the top across to the other side .
     
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    it took one of the 12" milwaukee blades to do all 3 cuts, for some reason they are the only ones i found that dont suck. i usually find that they bend where most others break
     
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    kewl thanks for the pictures
     
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    any plans for reinforcement now?
     
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    yeah i am going to have a full cage built into it before it ever see's the road and the doors are gonna be welded shut with the inside's cut out to allow access.
     

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