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Grinding the jack

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by ABA180, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. Apr 10, 2013 at 5:33 PM
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    ABA180

    ABA180 [OP] It burns when I pee....

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    2010 single cab. I have a box I would like to use, it will require grinding the 2 seat hook loops and the jack platform behind the seat.

    What is the best way to do this? I would guess either Sawzall or a grinder. I'm leery of the grinder because it will give me a shower of sparks inside the truck.

    Help?
     
  2. Apr 10, 2013 at 5:45 PM
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    slinkey11

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    For the hooks i drilled out the spot welds. i think there was three on each hook. For the jack holder i used a grinder but i did cover everything to avoid any damage that might have occurred from the sparks. Worked out just fine.
     
  3. Apr 10, 2013 at 6:08 PM
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    Good deal..tell me, what did you wrap it with? And did you grind top down or bottom up, or on the side? Just trying to build a picture of what to do so I don't mess it up..
     
  4. Apr 10, 2013 at 6:14 PM
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    I had to do a bunch of cutting for my sub box. Access cab tho so different scenario. But sawzall with a good metal blade over a grinder for sure if its possible to make the cut with a sawzall.
     
  5. Apr 10, 2013 at 6:31 PM
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    I used what i think are called a grinding blankets. A neighbor that does fab work in his garage let me borrow them. It was basically a thick fire resistant blanket. Other than that i dont know what you could use as there might be a chance the sparks could burn through the material and mess something up.

    I think i hit it from a few different angles but mostly top down though. I am by no means a professional so don't put to much stock in my techniques.
     
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