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post #1 of 16 Old 10-30-2008, 03:12 PM Thread Starter
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DIY Pinch Weld Covers

(2) 1-1/2" x 1/8" x 96" aluminum flat stock from Home Depot @ $21.89
(8) 10/24 Button Head Allen bolts (had)
(8) 10/24 Nylon insert lock nuts (had)
(8) #10 washers (had)
(1) Semi Gloss Back rattle can @ $4.95

Total length 89-3/8"








As compared to deaknbuilt.com for $149 and up.

I'm painting them now. I'll post more pictures tomorrow and try to get the truck into the sunlight.

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Looks GREAT!!!!!!!!!!




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Hmm does look good. Probably really improve a 4x4 since it sits higher and the weld is more visible.

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Thanks for the write up. Gonna have to go out and do mine now. At least and it to the list.

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Thanks guys had a photo opp this afternoon:


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Looks great. Kinda off topic but where did you get that grill?


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looks awesome. I amy have to look into this since my pinch welds are waist high

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Do you think they will warp or break since they are one piece and the cab and bed don't always flex together ? just a thought, hope not... looks good

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