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2005 Bulletproof Taco: 1 Ton SAC

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by NwiTACO, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. Jun 11, 2013 at 8:29 AM
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    NwiTACO

    NwiTACO [OP] Big tars, little/no bed.

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    Back near post 132 I gave up on bringing my build thread to date and just started with the SAS updates. I get alot of questions about stuffing 37's with IFS so I will add an update from when I tubbed the fenderwells.
     
  2. Jun 11, 2013 at 8:29 AM
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    NwiTACO

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    The beginnings of fitting the drivers side...
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    Removing everything from the wheel well:
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    So far it looks like battery is going to be relocated out back, and I may luck out at the firewall. If not the kick panel electronics will be relocated as well to allow firewall tubbing. It would be way worse, but the AP Long travel pushed the spindles forward 1". Only time will tell.
     
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  3. Jun 11, 2013 at 8:30 AM
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    NwiTACO

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    Almost done with surgery on the drivers side:
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    Drivers side complete. New wheel well welded in and seam-sealed. Slight set-back when welding on the outside of the firewall I had a small fire under the dash :eek: Luckily I had a fie extinguisher handy and nothing major burned up, some carpet, sound deadening and a few relays. Really just a big mess from the fire ext. :(

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  4. Jun 11, 2013 at 8:32 AM
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    NwiTACO

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    Finished up the passenger side, need to remount all the peripherals that were mounted to the wheelwell (abs pump, washer reservoir, PS reservoir, etc).

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  5. Jun 11, 2013 at 8:34 AM
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    Thanks!

    /End of thread jack from last years update lol
     
  6. Jun 11, 2013 at 8:35 AM
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  9. Jun 14, 2013 at 9:27 AM
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    NwiTACO

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    Drivers side framerail is ready for plating:
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    Motor mount cracked along the bottom/backside:

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    Pass side framerail :(

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  10. Jun 14, 2013 at 9:30 AM
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    Didn't feel like grinding last night so I starting cutting the plates for the frame reinforcement and steering box mounts.

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  11. Jun 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM
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    OH LEWD JESUS, look at this old photo I found of your garage...

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  13. Jun 17, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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    Haha. Much nicer to work in now thats for sure!

    Got some more done over the weekend:

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  14. Jun 17, 2013 at 1:20 PM
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  15. Jul 1, 2013 at 11:43 AM
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    Got a little more done this weekend...it seems free time is getting harder and harder to find lately.

    Finished plating the drivers side with 1/8" all the way back to the cab mount:
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    I wanted to get the box (and axle) as far forward as possible. In order to accomplish this I had to get the box spaced away from the frame a bit to clear a radiator mount on the inside of the rail. Sqeezed another inch out of it. Out the radiator came (gave it a good cleaning post pic):

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    To help clear I plated the front again with some 1/4":

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    Installing the last (top) frame tube:

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    Plated the inside of the framerail for the back two sleeves only (couldn't afford the increased width and still clear the radiator):

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    Plating out the top frame/sleeve:

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    Welded up the crack in the motor mount while I was under there...3 passes on it so I think its good :D

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    And the box is mounted with another 1/2" plate spacer behind the box. All in all the box has over 1" of steel behind it on the drivers side:

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  16. Jul 1, 2013 at 12:36 PM
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    My daughter hitting 'dem curbs brah!

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  17. Jul 1, 2013 at 12:38 PM
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  18. Jul 1, 2013 at 6:35 PM
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    I like how all the real builds have very few comments about anything, just the occasional people that actually know what real builds are.

    But when you see a truck derp their wheels it gets 45k comments haha [​IMG]
     
  19. Jul 1, 2013 at 6:47 PM
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    This build needs more derp.
     
  20. Jul 1, 2013 at 8:19 PM
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