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post #1 of 10 Old 04-22-2010, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
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frame broke

killed my frame

frame connected to traction bar



where the frame should be


driving down the road going to get on the interstate and i hear some thing clanging pull over and find this guess i had to much axle wrap and the frame gave up the ghost now i gotta weld it all back up tomorrow and gonna reinforce it with about a foot of angle on each side of the frame i am going to cut the other side off and beef it up before something bad happens there also

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post #2 of 10 Old 04-22-2010, 06:09 PM
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How were they mounted? i cant tell. Do you have pics of the mont before it broke?

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it was welded to the under side of the frame the welds were intact but the frame gave up

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96 f-350 7.3 with a 5 speed
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4 in ex. to 5 in aussies
custom traction bars
TW chip 6 pos
IDM mod
SD IC
HPX
D66
casserly 2's
custom fuel with an AIRDOG 2
910's
*17 TE modded hpop
ebpv gutted
pedestal gutted
gutted ccv elbow
clutch pedal fix

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post #4 of 10 Old 04-22-2010, 06:16 PM
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THat is wild dude. That could have been much worse.

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yeah but thankfully it wasnt and as far as i can see there are no spider cracks going out but i am going to clean the whole area up tomorrow to make sure before i weld it back in and reinforce the crap outa it

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4 in ex. to 5 in aussies
custom traction bars
TW chip 6 pos
IDM mod
SD IC
HPX
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casserly 2's
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910's
*17 TE modded hpop
ebpv gutted
pedestal gutted
gutted ccv elbow
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post #6 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 05:22 PM
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fish plate the side so it distributes the forces equally away for the weld
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I think the angle would take care of that.

That's bad *** dude. Your welds were stronger then the Ford!
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yep they are lol i got the piece of frame welded back in today gotta fab up some angle and weld that on then put the bars back in place. but i got side tracked putting a starter in an IDI lol

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96 f-350 7.3 with a 5 speed
3 in DP
4 in ex. to 5 in aussies
custom traction bars
TW chip 6 pos
IDM mod
SD IC
HPX
D66
casserly 2's
custom fuel with an AIRDOG 2
910's
*17 TE modded hpop
ebpv gutted
pedestal gutted
gutted ccv elbow
clutch pedal fix

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Wow. That's crazy man. Glad nothing worse happened. That could have been really bad news at highway speed.
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is your frame rusted out? do have alot of salt on the roads in the winter?

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