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notching the frame for djm 3/4 drop weaken it?

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by franzcars, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. Jan 17, 2012 at 2:46 PM
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    franzcars

    franzcars [OP] I'm different, in a different way

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    We were thinking of going the djm 3/4 drop on our '08, but we were worried about it weakening the frame alot. We dont tow but it might happen once in awhile.
     
  2. Jan 18, 2012 at 4:06 AM
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    gunner76137

    gunner76137 Xrunner Junkie

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    One of the guys from Xr-underground has that drop and tows a boat or camper quite often. But I think he also has helper bags he uses while towing.
     
  3. Jan 18, 2012 at 11:12 AM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

    Who Dat Popcorn Dafuq

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    The notch reinforces the frame pretty well from what I can tell on mine.
     
  4. Jan 18, 2012 at 12:52 PM
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    franzcars

    franzcars [OP] I'm different, in a different way

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    Thanks for the reply. ill send this off to my dad.
     
  5. Jan 18, 2012 at 1:13 PM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    the DJM notch's material is much thicker than the actual frame material...haven't heard any complaints about the notch failing or anything.
     
  6. Jan 21, 2012 at 7:04 PM
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    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin Mob dirt parking lots.

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    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    Make sure you box the frame and reinforce the sides.

    You'll be good.
     
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