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Show me pictures of your cab mount chops

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by KalamaKid, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. Mar 10, 2012 at 11:21 PM
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    KalamaKid

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    same shit as everyone else
    I've already cut mine back about an inch but they still rub when the tires get stuffed. I know some of you guys are running 35's and i'm interested in seeing what ya'll have done to that area. I want to cut mine off around the bushing and shore up the area with a plate welded around the cut off area. Yes I searched your forum and there isn't many pics of final results. As always thanks for the help! :)

    Also after you've cut the mount have you noticed the bolt getting loose at all? I just torqued mine and they were at about 10 FT lbs on each side before I did it :eek:
     
  2. Mar 10, 2012 at 11:40 PM
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    ETaco23

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    Thats odd.. Maybe i should check mine, i wouldnt think cutting it would cause them to get loose.. I cut quite a bit off mine but havent stuff my tires and turned to see if it will rub....
     
  3. Mar 10, 2012 at 11:47 PM
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    KalamaKid

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    same shit as everyone else
    I have mine cut almost exactly like your's are now. (at least when I saw them at the last meet)
     
  4. Mar 10, 2012 at 11:48 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    Check out my old build thread Jason. Theres plenty of cutting pics in there, and that was for my 35's. :cool:
     
  5. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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    Bfoster133

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    just did mine today to clear 35's, hammered back pinch weld and cut the cab mount, i cut farther back than this later on but this is an idea
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:04 AM
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    KalamaKid

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    same shit as everyone else
    Yeah I want to cut up to about 1/4 from around the ring then weld a plate to seal it up. I'm going to see how much I can hammer the pinch weld back tomorrow. I want it to look clean though. Thanks for the pic :)
     
  7. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:07 AM
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    Bfoster133

    Bfoster133 If i asked my dad for money, He'd knock me out

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    yeah i cleaned up my cab mount after this pic and i like how my pich weld turned out, but a welded plate is a must for any reasonable offroading
     
  8. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:11 AM
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    KalamaKid

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    same shit as everyone else
    I like what you did here Eric! :thumbsup:

    I didn't find any pics of your cab mount though

     
  9. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:18 AM
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  10. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:22 AM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    all.on.black cut/formed my stock ones. There's 2" cut out of the fenders and flares on that truck! :)
     
  11. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:22 AM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    Let me take a quick look, I swear I had some good pics.....
     
  12. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:27 AM
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    AH HA! found some

    Here is before the 2" clearanced flares. I think I ground the top of it, near the inner fender, down slightly more after installing the KM2's.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:32 AM
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    have cab/will chop.....;)



    [​IMG]
     
  14. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:33 AM
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    modded the F*ck out
    I like it! I Think I might have to do the same thing.
     
  15. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:44 AM
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    Good thread.....just incase I gotta do this in the future. Subb'd!
     
  16. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:47 AM
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    Yeah being a 1st gen i don't have cab issues but I've done about 10 2nd gens now & this cut seems to be the ticket for a 2.5" lift , running 33"'s (285's) with little to no rubbing....


    [​IMG]
     
  17. Mar 11, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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    same shit as everyone else
  18. Mar 11, 2012 at 10:01 PM
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    Here's KTMRiders, which is similar to how mine is. (Done by the same guy.) We're both running 33" tires.

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Mar 11, 2012 at 10:03 PM
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