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Pictures of frame splice anyone?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by crazyhole812, Feb 27, 2006.

  1. crazyhole812

    crazyhole812 1/2 ton status

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    gettin' ready to shorten my 87 3/4 ton. 118-120" sound about right? anyone have a picture of a frame after splicing? thanks guys, Patrick
     
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    thanks man
     
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    I didn't shorten mine but I got rear ended years back and it bent the frame bad right above the rear tires. I took an old long bed frame and measured twice and spliced once back into my shortbox setup. There used to be pics floating around. I don't have them any more but I'll see if I can find the origs...
     
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    why not just move the spring mounts?:confused: i just did this on my 93 extended cab project. its ALOT easier and much cleaner.
     
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    oh and if you decide to cut it, slice the frame at a 45*( angle so theres more strength when you reweld it.
     
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    I thought about moving my spring hangers but then there wouldn't be a little hump in the frame where the axle sits and it wasn't really all that difficult to do in my opinion.
     

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