I have done 4 of them and have not trimmed the ends of any of them, there is enough gap factory to fit the pieces in.
It's a bad pic, but here you can see the plates that I weld on to both ends of the trans crossmember.
I weld a small plate to both ends of the crossmember and bolt it to the sides of the frame, have done this many times, works great and is strong.
Both trucks are looking good, keep up the good work!
A 265/35/22 fits perfect while laying frame, and it is 29.3 tall, just barely taller than the stock 235/75/15's
You can lay flat on frame with 22's and a stepside bed with no problem, but if you want a BD with 22's and a decent sidewall tire then you have to...
I would like nothing more than to sell it to you, shipping is ridiculous now though.
Congrats on the club membership, truck looks good in the pics!
Looks great man!
One more pic of the truck outside with the rear laid out, I will start on the front in a few weeks, I have to pull the front clip, dash, and...
I decided to not go that route, so basically the truck is ready to paint, and I have the money to paint it, but I have no one to paint it that I...
Sounds like good times!
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