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Bobby's Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by rzimm001, May 18, 2010.

  1. May 18, 2010 at 9:40 PM
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    rzimm001

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    I should have started this post a long time ago, but better late than never I guess. This will be a work in progress for me as I venture into the crazy world of fabrication. This week I've decided to make the jump from using completely bolt on parts i.e. (my icon lift), to actually cutting and welding on my baby..

    With the help of Dellosa89 and some other friends, I will install a DMZ bed cage and 2.5" x 14 remote resi shocks. This setup will be more of an extended mid travel as I call it. The leaf spring is the stock Toyota leaf pack with an Icon 3-leaf add a leaf (1.5" lift). The shocks are FOA brand with upgraded Viton seals and billet caps.

    What will be cool about this build is that the bed cage and shocks will be completely removeable for utility purposes. Not only is everything removeable to gain full bed space, but the stock suspension mounts still remain in place and the factory toyota shocks can be replaced for a plush ride. Anyhow here are some of the pics as we installed this DMZ cage.

    Before the build
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    Removing the bed. What a bitch! Took us forever to figure out how to remove the gas filler. Finally we figured it out by accident:cool:
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    The cutting begins! We removed the old sleeves off the cage so that new interlocking tube clamps could be installed.
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    Broke the dam cutting blade. DOM steel is tought stuff:eek:
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    Had to resort to old school methods. Atleast it gave clean cuts...
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    Interlocking tube clamps. Allows the cage to be removed for more bed space and to paint or service the bed cage.
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    Dellosa89 tack welding to the frame. Thanks again bro! Couldn't have done it without you.
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    Test fitting the shocks. Only thing in the way was the brake lines bracket on the chassis and an abs wire mounting bracket on the axle.
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    And this is as far as we could get in seven hours..:( Sad but true. Mounting a cage is a fair chunk of work, as we found out.
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    The remainder of the welding and getting the shocks mounted will hopefully be completed tomorrow. Come Saturday... Ocotillo! We'll see how this extended mid travel rear end performs. Stay tuned:D
     
  2. May 18, 2010 at 9:41 PM
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    MOT

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    Nice But fall on the name of it! Its Build! haha! Going to be sweet!
     
  3. May 18, 2010 at 9:49 PM
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    jacob_wood

    jacob_wood Screw your MPG's

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    :popcorn:

    Where exactly did you pick these items up at, and how much? You can PM me about this. Can't wait to see this puppy fully built and in action!
     
  4. May 18, 2010 at 9:52 PM
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    Dellosa89

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    That was a crap load of work but it will be so worth it, this Saturday is going to be sick.
     
  5. May 18, 2010 at 9:53 PM
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    I know... my bad. I tried correcting the spelling but it won't change the title. Any idea how to change it?
     
  6. May 18, 2010 at 9:54 PM
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    I think only a Mod can fix it.
     
  7. May 18, 2010 at 9:55 PM
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    mreimann

    mreimann vv I think it's growing

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    cool concept, it gives a whole new meaning to the term "dual shocks":p
     
  8. May 18, 2010 at 9:57 PM
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    Thats looks pretty good man.
     
  9. May 18, 2010 at 10:03 PM
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    Purchased the bed cage used for $400. The shocks from FOA were $450. Interlocking tube clamps were $72 for all four from polyperformance.
     
  10. May 18, 2010 at 10:07 PM
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    Hell yeah! We'll get tons of pics and some videos
     
  11. May 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
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    For sure man, i was able to get off work also so me and mike can get out there earlier.
     
  12. May 18, 2010 at 10:16 PM
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    I guess you'll have to get the party started without me. I have my TEAS test from 830am to 1130am. Lame...:mad:
     
  13. May 18, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    Oh well just own the test and play after the test.
     
  14. May 18, 2010 at 10:43 PM
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    fail on calling him out on the fail ;)

    I like the removable cage idea, haven't seen that before
     
  15. May 19, 2010 at 12:27 AM
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    Thanks, the reason I went that route is because I need my truck everyday as a daily driver. Having a cage and offroad shocks seemed too extreme for my everyday commute. So I looked into bolt on cages and couldn't find anything for our trucks. Well... not entirely true. Giant motorsports makes a bolt on bed cage but you would have to tear off all the stock suspension mounts. I wasn't digging that idea so I came up with this plan. I hope it comes together. Should be worth the effort when it is finished.
     
  16. May 19, 2010 at 12:29 AM
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    Siiiiiiiiiick
     
  17. May 19, 2010 at 12:32 AM
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    You know if you can put a quad on top of that frame or would it look stupid. because i was thinking about getting long travel then putting my quad on the back :) and strapping it down. for the desert.
     
  18. May 19, 2010 at 12:36 AM
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    so ur gonna run 4 shocks in the rear correct???
     
  19. May 19, 2010 at 12:40 AM
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    So you want to LT your truck so you can jump it with a quad strapped to your frame?

    Just to clarify...
     
  20. May 19, 2010 at 12:51 AM
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    Hell yeah it'll be bad ass! lol No no no... Big shocks for dezert and little shocks for the street only. The toyota shocks would limit the travel not to mention grenade trying to hit whoops. The idea was to remove the cage and shocks when I'm not offroading and replace the factory shocks.
     
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