Windshield sagging (75 full top)

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    4x4blaze Still gonna send it. Premium Member

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    @blazer74 , I forgot to mention I also used your trick and used a bottle jack and a 2x12 to push the windshield frame/firewall forward. And wow, the doors lined up and closed perfect after that! Since the hinges are still so tight, they really help with getting everything lined up. I'm hopefully going to get rocking and rolling on this thing next week!
     
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    Still tinkering with this truck and am spending tomorrow replacing the body mount with new poly mounts from ORD. Have also been taking it to get dustless blasted, but unfortunately the guys compressor broke down 1/4 of the way through.. so I should be returning shortly!
     
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    Currently looks like the trailer hood de-luxe

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    Okay, finished up on the body mounts last week, and man! What a difference that made! The doors literally close perfectly now. The windshield still looks like it may ever so slightly be getting pushed forward, but other than that, the doors are lining up and closing great. The body lines also look much better.. so now I'm going to get cutting on the rockers within the week! Progress is going good!

    Also met a very skilled tinner through work, and found out that he used to work in a shop doing nothing but fabbing roll cages! Said that he is interested in side jobs over the winter so I'm already on the list! The cage tied into the frame should really stiffen and square this thing up!
     
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    In case anyone was wondering......

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    Progress is coming along well! Driver side should be completely done here soon... And then to do it all over again on the passenger!:rolleyes2:
     
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    Think I'll start a build thread here shortly as well
     
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    Keep up the good work, I believe the mods can convert this tread to a build thread. @Bent77 ?
     
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    Bent77 lil meanie Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    If you want this as the start of your build thread, we can move it for you
     

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