bgray

Stylish Canadian
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Come follow me as I destroy another truck.

93 Sonoma. Low miles, real southern bell.

I have:
Michigan Metal Works control arms and Crossshafts
LRD 3" Upper cups
Little Shop No toe No Notch Front steering linkage
LRD 4 Traingulated 4 Link with Add on 6link and Notches , Raised tank member
4 RE7's
20" dog Bones
Air Lift 3P - 3/8
2 Viair 444C black compressors
2 Slim 5 Gallon tanks
Parker Fittings

Here is the Truck about a week before starting
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bgray

Stylish Canadian
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MMW Control Arm set. Really happy with how they look quality wise. The nice part about these is they move the wheel forward about an inch, so it will recenter the wheel and require less tub work on the firewall to lay it out on the current wheels
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Some Stuff I have already zinc primed
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Raised Tank Memeber and Top link bar
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Rear Link bars for the bags
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Bed full of junk
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bgray

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Pre - removal

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My #1 helper doing this thing
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Stuff removed
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Stuff Cut
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Thats where it sits currently. Gonna get the Front 100% done(minus tub work) before i start the rear
 

Dakota

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Can't wait to see this come together. That's such a clean little truck. What are you doing about the bed floor? Raising it or cutting it with a notch cover?

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Khaos

Bed Dent Club Founder
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Looking good, gonna look great on the ground. It's cleaner than my 04 is and I'm kinda upset about that. Damn northeast winters
 

bgray

Stylish Canadian
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Can't wait to see this come together. That's such a clean little truck. What are you doing about the bed floor? Raising it or cutting it with a notch cover?

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Orignally i was onboard for raised bed floor, but it makes the bed super useless. My buddy said he has heavy items sucked out of his shallow bed, so that scared me off of that.

At this moment, im thinking raised factory tubs, raise center bed floor, and continue ribs up notch cover and repaint bed floor. Im not 100% sure on that yet tho
 

Dakota

Dat Static 4wd
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Orignally i was onboard for raised bed floor, but it makes the bed super useless. My buddy said he has heavy items sucked out of his shallow bed, so that scared me off of that.

At this moment, im thinking raised factory tubs, raise center bed floor, and continue ribs up notch cover and repaint bed floor. Im not 100% sure on that yet tho

Gotcha. I love the looks of raised floors but if you plan on using it at all I see why you wouldn't want to do it. Raised factory tubs and a ribbed notch cover is my next favorite look right there with fully smooth sheet metal bed floors. Lol.

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bgray

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Made some good headway yesterday

Go the Front ready for welding. Inner pocket clearance, smoothed, and flared, Lots of room compressed and decompressed. Still have to cut the fender out, but that'll come
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Bed off and working away on Gas Tank X Member
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GAs tank mounts raised and installed. Lower link perches moved.

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bgray

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Nice pic snapped of the truck about 1 week before dismantle

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Notches going in
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Had to notch the back of the cab for the driveshaft, hopefully it doesnt need floor work when the back is sacked out
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dszx13

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This is gonna be sweet when it's done. Hell it was perfect before. Lol

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Oktain

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I may have to ask for some help finding a clean square body in a few years. Girlfriend's dream truck is one of those lifted.

Honestly though, can't wait to see how this turns out, your attention to detail has always impressed me with your trucks, especially after seeing them in person.
 

bgray

Stylish Canadian
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Im getting close. We are done welding

Front is back together, everything except the Little Shop Steering linkage. Gonna get it all done and working then swap that out.
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Front inners trimmed out. The truck will be getting custom inners made at the fab shop, but this is just step one
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Everything ready to go.....except the god dam 4 bolts missing from the dog bones
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Tanks, Compressor and Valve body mounted and ready to go
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Going to get the rest of the tank fittings today, then wiring it up tonight. Hoping in the next few days to have a functioning truck minus The bed
 
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