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Half top to full top conversion.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by hawkeye649, Jul 26, 2006.

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Would you cut the top off?

  1. No, I can unsnap the clasp with one hand, don't need to cut.

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  2. Yes I would cut the top off.

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  3. No, the truck will implode and other bad stuff.

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  4. I am nakked, because it's hot out and stuff.

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  1. hawkeye649

    hawkeye649 1/2 ton status

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    For a nearly-DD rig, that's slowing getting more not-so-DD, would you guys do a full vert conversion.


    1990 GMC Jimmy
    I have all the parts, just weighing the bad things I've heard may come-to-life, and that some people haven't had problems that were all-that bad. I don't know what to do. The sub-structure is like-stock and in OK condition. The floors aren't stock, but are complete and rust-free. Rockers are new, and the sub floor up front was actually re-enforced with angle iron rather than the sheetmetal used stock. It obviously doesn't have these magic "boxes" under the floor like the full verts, which I've never had luck finding pics of or getting people to post up what they look like. I've just been told they are obvious, even though I've said it's obvious my full vert donor has been hacked to pieces and the boxes are long gone. :rolleyes:

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    neverendingproject 1/2 ton status

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    I meant to hit yes instead of no.
     
  3. cegusman

    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    Chop that sucker off.

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  4. BAJA_BLAZER

    BAJA_BLAZER 1/2 ton status Author

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    Do it, but you are going to want to cage it.
     
  5. BizeeB65

    BizeeB65 1/2 ton status

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    I can snap pics of the rocker boxes. They are installed, but I have a nice chunk of passenger floor out, and may be able to get a decent shot. Will post tonite after work.
     
  6. hawkeye649

    hawkeye649 1/2 ton status

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    One thing I forgot to mention, is I DON'T want to cage it, at least, not yet... 1 due to money, and 2 due to the fact that I don't do anything enough to flip it - not yet. So I need some peeps to post up who didn't go straight to cage? I know the guy who made the write up later on had some problems with damaging the hard top because of the flex. Anyone else?

    Why not pix of the boxes? I just need to see if they are of a special design, or if they are just another set of more robust run channels.
     
  7. GM Man

    GM Man 1/2 ton status

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    I'm already planning the same thing, just waiting saving money for the cage.
     

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