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Narrowed bodies

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Blazer1970, Feb 6, 2003.

  1. Blazer1970

    Blazer1970 1/2 ton status

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    I have a buddy who is a cherry farmer, and he pays a couple of guys to fab this stuff for use on the farm. This was a weed sprayer. They narrow the bodies so that they fit between the rows of trees. Axles can stay full width, since they run under the branches.

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    And this is the front axle on this one. I am going to have to see if Harold wants to sell any parts off this.
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    There is another weed sprayer like this that they still use around somewhere, I think. There is also a narrowed van body around somewhere.
     
  2. Poohbair

    Poohbair 1/2 ton status

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    THAT IS SWEEEEET! I want one! Makes me wanna chop my Jimmy down the middle! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. great scott

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    I have fantisized about doing that to my ride, but I have never seen the clean of job before and I dont think I would go that narrow.
     
  4. CK5

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    Very cool, you should pick that body up and mount on a K5 frame, would be awesome. Who did that work and how much?
     
  5. KrebsATM02

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    Pretty sure that is a dana 60, looks like it from the steering arm.
     
  6. Blazer1970

    Blazer1970 1/2 ton status

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    My buddy has a couple of guys who work for him on his farm pretty much full time doing maintenance on his equipment. In the winter months, there is not too much to do, so they build stuff like this. I am not sure how long it took them, but they have done at least 3 bodies this way.

    Yes, the front axle is a 60.
     
  7. beater74

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    PLEASE tell me your not gonna let this thing sut there and rot in a feild. that thing would make one of the coolest rigs around not to mention theres a 60 there going to waste
     
  8. Grim-Reaper

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    Absolutly bizar! I would love to drop that body on a K5 frame.
     

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