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cab mount chop question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by eric3187, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. Oct 21, 2012 at 4:46 PM
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    eric3187

    eric3187 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I need to do the CMC sooner than later, and access to a welder may be a problem. will there be any major issues if i cut the cab mount and not weld a plate back right away? My initial thought is no, as there is still a large portion left holding it together. but i want to make sure i will be alright temporarily having it cut only
     
  2. Oct 21, 2012 at 4:52 PM
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    Brunes

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    I used an angle grinder to cut and smooth mine and haven't put any blocker plates back on..
     
  3. Oct 21, 2012 at 4:54 PM
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    eric3187

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    perfect! no issues that you have seen?
     
  4. Oct 21, 2012 at 4:58 PM
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    Naw-Easier to clean...No tire damage. No sagging/obvious deformation or noises...
     
  5. Oct 21, 2012 at 5:00 PM
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    Same here I do plan on cutting more and welding a plate but as for now it's just chopped open
     
  6. Oct 21, 2012 at 5:02 PM
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    yeah just make sure u grind the edges smooth. Thats the only thing that could cause a potential problem
     
  7. Oct 21, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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    Been running like this for uhh 1 1/2 years?

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    Nothing bad to report.

    4.5" angle grinder, cut off disks, flap wheel
     
  8. Oct 21, 2012 at 7:40 PM
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    awesome, definitely saves me some time and troubles. got to get back off road pronto now!
     
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