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Redoing the whole truck but this time making a frame and painting everything, engine, tranny, frame, a arms, rear end, etc.... So this is the third and final time I'm bagging my truck.. I wasnt gonna post anything until it was done but I've used pics of other ppls builds and I hope my stuff helps somebody out.. My dad helped me make a jig/table for the frame to keep everything square. I've probably got about 2 days worth of measuring. Heres what I've got done so far.. I still have to prep the edges so I can weld everything up.. Also have to cut out the center for the drive shaft and put some tubing in..

Bought this frame from a local Salvage yard.. If anybody needs stock front suspension let me know. Its a little rusty but nothing paint cant fix.. Everything is straight as an arrow..

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The rust up front is from the brake fluid.. The frame isn't bent..
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Started cutting everything..
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The new wheels and like everything else couldn't resist to put them on to see what it would look like..
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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

what happend to the 4/6 and huge engine? your my hero with the way you change your mind.. and actually act on it.. i love it man
 

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tuckin
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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

what happend to the 4/6 and huge engine? your my hero with the way you change your mind.. and actually act on it.. i love it man
Thats the only problem I have, I change my mind so damn much.. I think this is a better route for this truck.. The 427 LS1 is going in the mustang.. Thats a later project though.. I've changed my mind on that damn mustang so many times too!!
 

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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

want to get rid of the lower control arms??? i can pick them up if youd like.
 

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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

fuck yeah man. those 2fos are bad as fuck. trucks gonna be real bitchin.
 

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tuckin
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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

What happened to the old frame?

I might be interested in pickin it up.
Sold the old frame.. Its going on my buddys truck.. Well he said he wants it so I'm holding it for him, I guess if he doesnt take it I'll let you know...
 

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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

There 24" U2 55 wheels.. They have a 6" lip..
Good choice brother!! :head:

The truck is gonna be sweet.
 

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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

You're crazy dude, but the good thing is that you actually get it done...
Nice choice on the wheels.
 
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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

hey looks like a good start to a long hard project! Hope you keep dedicated and we get another BAD ass truck to look at. Those rims are cool, arnt they the ones that the spokes kinda bend back so the lip in HUGE? How much chassis building experience do you have, and im not talking about just welding? I am no professional chassis builder but I do have a little experience and schooling in this subject. If you would like I would love to give you some pointers to help make that chassis badass! PM me sometime so we could chat!
 

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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

sick man, ur rims on the wrong side btw :read: :crazy: but make sure to keep us updated, its gonna be effin BADASS
 

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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

I dont get it....its easy to get low offset rims to tuck in the rear....to narrow the axle. but how are you gunna do it in the front? Align it high so it cambers in?
 

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Re: Third times a charm!! Bagged, bodydropped and 24's

I dont get it....its easy to get low offset rims to tuck in the rear....to narrow the axle. but how are you gunna do it in the front? Align it high so it cambers in?
Nope... Its not gonna have any camber.. I should be getting to that some time next week.. I've got pics. I'll load them up when I get back..
 
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