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Im going to need to box the frame for my suspension setup. Best way, what to use for material ect. starting from behind cab to the supernotch, might just go all the way back also.
 

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ill supply the tin foil
 

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fuckers littering my thread with your boyettness....
 

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3/16 is what the frame size is. then make templates out of cardboard. trace that to the steel and weld them in.
pretty sure its 1/8"



Its pretty easy to do, just make some templates and trace them onto the metal. Cut them out with a saw or plasma and weld em in place. Remember to weld in weldnuts in places that need bolts because you wont have access behind there anymore. I forgot this in a few places and its a pain. Take your time welding to make sure you dont warp the frame.
 

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i would just pm eric boyett and ask for his methods. i mean he got his "buddy" to pull on it, and they didnt budge!
 

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pretty sure its 1/8"



Its pretty easy to do, just make some templates and trace them onto the metal. Cut them out with a saw or plasma and weld em in place. Remember to weld in weldnuts in places that need bolts because you wont have access behind there anymore. I forgot this in a few places and its a pain. Take your time welding to make sure you dont warp the frame.
werd

double weld about wleding nuts in, I chose not to and figured I'd use crush sleeves....it was a bitch.

And I would use 1/8....I used 3/16 on my old truck and that shit is like a tank.
 

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Make sure when you're welding it in that you only weld about an inch or two at a time. Moving around from place to place to ensure proper heat distribution through the frame, and you should also make some temp. bracing just in case. The factory crossmembers will definately help, but you can never be too careful with stuff like this.
 
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