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Cab Mount Chopped, Not Boxed?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Bryan139, May 11, 2011.

  1. May 11, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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    Bryan139

    Bryan139 [OP] I have a spectacular aura

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    I'm doing my homework on 285's. I'm not afraid of the cab mount chop like some guys understandably are, my problem would be I don't weld. I don't have the equipment and even if I borrowed it I wouldn't know what to do with it. From what I've been reading, there are guys out there that did the chop and never welded a plate. I think I saw ColtsTRD was one? Somebody with ATO in thier sig was another? I can contemplate pro's and con's all day long, I want to hear actuals. Has anybody actually had a problem because they didn't box it back up after the chop? I read where one shop was telling a guy he'd shred a tire if he turned at high speeds, has that actually happened? I figure the point of the chop is to not hit it anymore, if you're shredding tires you didn't chop enough.
     
  2. May 11, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    YotaDan

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    I would cap it. Can't be that hard to find a buddy, or run down to a shop somewhere and have them weld it up for you.
     
  3. May 11, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    JLee

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    I lost track thousands of dollars ago.

    X2 I would box it in
     
  4. May 11, 2011 at 3:31 PM
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    GotLift37

    GotLift37 Bangers Runner

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    mines not boxed in on my 4runner.. but i barely rubbed it. but now i dont at all even offroad
     
  5. May 13, 2011 at 2:18 AM
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    907taco

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    ultimate lift kit ( toytec ) ome dakar leaf pack , w/ extended length billies, LR uca's, Pro comp 7089s, KM2's 285 70 17, neoprene seat covers, weather techs, CBI sliders w/kickout, URD ss, cab mount chop, VHT night shade tint>tails,3rd B-light. Debadged. Grillecraft grille, rear diff breather mod. CBI Moab front bumper, warn M8000 winch, HID kragens 7", Hella's micro fogs. retrofit headlights HIDS, LED solutions maps/license! 886 back up light mod,
    i did my cab mount chop and pinch weld mod to fit my 285's on 17x9 pro comp's. defintely work the 1/2 hrs shop rate to box them in. Looks factory again minus the rub.
     
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