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post #1 of 9 Old 07-21-2012, 01:12 PM Thread Starter
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I cut out the back frame brace no problem but not easy to do!! took out all the rivets and weld on the brace between the rear and cab and went to get it out and it will not come out with out cutting it in half! the frame over the rear in 1" smaller then the cross member. Why did I not see that before I did this????
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Ahh come on you can do it !!

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LOL, yes I can but when I did all this, yes the rivets were not made to come out!!! and pitted my back window from the grinding that I was so careful to not let that happen........ then it does not come out.......hummm just more to do!!! and why am I doing this????LOL

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LOL, !! and why am I doing this????LOL
that ? did enter my mind LOL

I ruined a good watch and a few window's before I figured out molten steel like to embed itself in glass LOL

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post #6 of 9 Old 07-21-2012, 03:07 PM
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So what you making?

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Agreed with previous poster....What ya making buddy

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I am tripping down to repair all the rust. Something about the 2000 trucks seems to have rusted then normal. I also had a 2000 f150 and it was worse then this one.

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Wow! I don't blame you. Glad I don't live where they put salt on the roads. We do have an occasioanl hurricane we have to move out of the way of. That salt water can get deep!

Good luck with the project. I'll keep watching your progress.

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