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Anthony's 99 Tacoma

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by Anthony250, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. May 6, 2013 at 8:42 PM
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    Anthony250

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  2. May 9, 2013 at 8:03 AM
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    Hey- when you welded your rear cross member to the frame, did you cut the tube to give it a flat surface? Also, it looks like you welded some kind of end cap to it, right?
     
  3. May 9, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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    cut it to size weld on some angle to plug the end then weld the angle to the frame :cool:
     
  4. May 9, 2013 at 6:29 PM
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    Nope, just cut it to width of frame, weld up all bottom side, then at the ends I welded a light tab for added gusset haha.
     
  5. May 9, 2013 at 6:33 PM
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    So you welded it to the top of the frame but didn't cut the tube, right? I thought for sure you cut the tube to make it flat on top of the frame.
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  6. May 9, 2013 at 7:01 PM
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    Nope just welded the tube to frame on both sides and welded the 1/4" tab to the side and to the frame,its been holding strong for a while now!
     
  7. May 9, 2013 at 7:23 PM
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    Nice, makes everything that much easier. what size tube & how much clearance do you have with the bed?
     
  8. May 9, 2013 at 7:32 PM
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    1.5" Tube, and if you look at the other pics its all the way to the back of the truck,and theres about 1/4" of clearance or less. I did this because its a 12" shock and need all the room
     
  9. May 9, 2013 at 7:37 PM
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    I'm going to be using 10" short bodies so I don't need as much room but I'm not welding my lower mounts as low as yours. I'll probably keep the mounts high as possible on top.

    What are you valved at?
     
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  10. May 9, 2013 at 7:53 PM
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    Oh okay cool. Its valved at around 0.10" to .012" and 0.15" for progressive compression and 0.08" on rebound but in Bilstein valving which is a metric stack.
     
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    Thanks for your help. I know I can get shock mounts anywhere but where did you get your upper mounts.
     
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    I got them from IMS in Sun valley. They are just standard 1.5" tube mounts for 1/2" bolt.
     
  13. May 9, 2013 at 8:11 PM
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    Thanks. I'm going to take a better look at your truck at the next race.
     
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    Looks good!
     
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    Thanks dude. More changes lol

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  16. May 9, 2013 at 9:27 PM
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    looks good man, i fell inlove with my truck all over again when i painted it haha. spray gun or what?
     
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    Truck looking good Ant.
     
  18. May 9, 2013 at 11:26 PM
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    Thanks , Yup spray gun and a few quarts.

    Thanks Will.
     
  19. May 9, 2013 at 11:38 PM
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    where did you get the paint from?
     
  20. May 10, 2013 at 12:11 AM
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    Dam looks good Anthony did you end up using the harbor freight gun
     
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