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Addicted Offroad's Double Cab. Project "Frenchy"

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by AddictedOffroad, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. AddictedOffroad

    AddictedOffroad [OP] Well-Known Member

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    We will be testing lift height and shackle angles here in a few. ;)
     
  2. AddictedOffroad

    AddictedOffroad [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'll bet we can. ;)
     
  3. AddictedOffroad

    AddictedOffroad [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Front is done minus the steering box. We're waiting on a flat pitman arm prior to messing with it.

    Rear frenched hangers are being installed today as well.

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    That just looks great. Simple and functional. Very clean. Awesome work!
     
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    Did Axle's girlfriend tell you that? :D
     
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    AddictedOffroad [OP] Well-Known Member

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    we plated the frame on the inside of each frame rail as well as the front section of the outside in front of the body mount. Its not going anywhere.

    I hate taking pics without cleaning the welds up as they look like ass otherwise, but this will give you the idea.

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    can't wait to see how the ride height turns out
     
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    Cant wait to see how this truck turns out too, just found out yesterday that i've been working with the guy whos truck this is....What a small world!
     
  12. AddictedOffroad

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    So, here are some pics with tires on it. The axles are sitting on jack stands. Tire is off the ground 1" and I would take out another 1" for tire squat. Frame height is 25.5" roughly. So, with 33s it should be 23.5".

    Add 2" of height for 37s and it would be 25.5". And, it hasn't settled yet.

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    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    man thats slick...... id love mine to sit low like that..... ideas........
     
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    I would love to do this to my truck, keep it nice and low and clean. Can't wait to get out of school...
     
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    DO IT! :D
     
  16. AddictedOffroad

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    Got the rear buttoned up. 5.29s installed in the rear diff with a solid pinion spacer. Set pinion angle. Just need some shorter shocks for the rear to come in to get them mounted.

    Radiator will be here on Tuesday too.

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    This must be close to being done:)
     
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    I love this idea! Although it looks like the spring might possibly hit the corner of the mount under full compression. Maybe not?

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  19. AddictedOffroad

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    It will be close but there should be clearance at full stuff.
     
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    06tacomakev Well-Known Member

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    Lookin good. I didnt even notice the recessed hanger in the frame. That great. Simple and reduces ride height by quite a few inches
     
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