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baldduck74

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93 s10 short bed, 60-14 6.0 th 400, ord doubler.
I've spent money on some parts, but alot was stuff I have laying around
 

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baldduck74

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Guess, I should have started out with i built wheeled a cucv for about 6 years, where axles, trans a nd doubler came frome. Made my own double shear hysteer on stock plated knuckles, used lugnut brake conversion then and spent way to much on axle shafts. For the front, started build of a cheap truss. For the rear did disc swap and not much else.
 

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baldduck74

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Front springs are 6" Jk coils, rear 63" bought for a 2000 silverado. The bed will be cut down to 60-63".
 

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Lil ugly

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Are you going to plate the frame? IMO the additional stiffness will benefit you greatly in getting your suspension to work properly and consistently. I know the cage will help but it is really only as good as the foundation it is welded to.
 

baldduck74

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Are you going to plate the frame? IMO the additional stiffness will benefit you greatly in getting your suspension to work properly and consistently. I know the cage will help but it is really only as good as the foundation it is welded to.
Yes sir, plan is to plate and box it with 3/16" with keyed simi vertical plates, 1/4" will be used at suspension attachment areas. Might have forgot to mention frames from a k10 I had siting around
 

baldduck74

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Got roof done on my porch/house finally, got a little time to tinker with the truck, took 17" out of the bed. Waiting till I get it at ride height to cut wheel wells out. Rite now its about 2" taller than my goal 19" at the belly
 

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baldduck74

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Built new rear frame section out of 2"×4" .125 tubing
 

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baldduck74

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As it sits half asked of as now, not been messed with much since starting my sons, yota low range box to dana 300
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baldduck74

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Thanks, some of the original plan has changed. Plan has been to keep it half asked streetable!
 

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