I use a small block of wood and rubber hammer to slightly bend them out of the way, same for static drop with spindles, works every time.
LS all the way is my vote, but I am biased, I love mine!
Truck looks great!
I am glad you got it done!
If anyone tries to use the GMT 800 booster, I would be interested to hear about whether or no the brake push rod will work with the GMT 400 pedal,...
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.
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