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viking666
07-08-2005, 09:37 AM
so the inevitable has happened, the frame has cracked at the steering box on my 77 GMC Jimmy. Who would have thought that an un-reinforced frame would crack turning 35X15.5 super swampers.

Did I ask for this? NOOOOOOO!!!!!!!![f]



anyways, I need to get the reinforcment, I've seen a few different types, one bing a plate that bolts/welds on and the other being braces, aswell as combinations of both.

I need to find these brackets/braces aswell as the fitted plate. Any info is helpfull


cheers
Magnus

viking6six6@hotmail.com

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Jroc
07-08-2005, 11:00 AM
cut off frame , throw in dump... go buy a ford! lol


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ShortStack
07-08-2005, 11:09 AM
I got a BDS one from Sport Trucks ... Going to be putting it on soon. Going to see if one of the guys at work can help, other than that i'll be doing it at my shop next month.

Let me know if you wanna come do it at the same time. If we need help welding the Street Rod fabricators said they'd help [8D]

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HEAVY METAL
07-08-2005, 01:33 PM
hey Jroc....








































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digger
07-08-2005, 01:37 PM
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GET OFF THE TIT

BigC
07-08-2005, 01:40 PM
quote:Originally posted by Jroc

cut off frame , throw in dump... go buy a ford! lol


I'd be embarassed to own a Ford[35] better off with the broken Chevy[33]




If you can't blind them with brilliance baffle them with bullshit

ShortStack
07-08-2005, 01:58 PM
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viking666
07-08-2005, 02:25 PM
feel the love


I'll be welding this up on the weekend, the crack is still fairly small and I have been welding as a millwright for 2 years now, which qualifies me to be able to hack weld my own frame without toooooooo much worry.
I need to see one of these reinforcers so I can fab my own, I'm not cheap, just broke. why buy it when you can hack it yourself.
if all else fails I will brake down and buy one. I am willing to pay somebody for the design so I can make my own(for my own trucks only).



control world populations, eat your young.

HEAVY METAL
07-08-2005, 02:32 PM
do it...

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ShortStack
07-08-2005, 03:43 PM
i can come by with my bds one its still in a box haha....;) Its for my blazer

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redneck_justice
07-08-2005, 03:55 PM
i just cleaned up my frame cracks welded em up then cut up another frame piece off another truck at fit to mine and welded it in place and then welded a brace behind the frame. have done this now to a couple chev's and no more probs. u can do it. good luck.

GOLF ? .......


that's like playing fetch with out a dog!

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viking666
07-08-2005, 04:39 PM
blazergirl

that would be rad if you could swing by with it one day. I'm even willing to drive out to wherever to get a peek at it.

I'm in whalley, king george and 109ish

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ShortStack
07-08-2005, 04:52 PM
i'm going out to burnaby tomorrow ot help move a couch ... let me know if you'll be around the shop and PM me directions. I dont mind swinging by :) Or yo ucan meet me somewhere

I might be starting a new job in coquitlam on monday too .....

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S15Andrea
07-09-2005, 10:35 AM
quote:Originally posted by BigC

quote:Originally posted by Jroc

cut off frame , throw in dump... go buy a ford! lol


I'd be embarassed to own a Ford[35] better off with the broken Chevy[33]
Ditto.[iagree]


Magnus you need to stop breaking crap so you can actually get out wheeling (THEN your alloud to break shit).
Get it fixed and we can go wheelin (BTW - Camping trip comming up too) I've seen your truck ONCE in the Mud @ B&D's old place... that was a LONG time ago.....



SFA S15 Jimmy, Bigger IS Better.

78bronco
07-09-2005, 10:49 AM
hey bigC thats why you have ford parts on your chevy right

HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE A BIGBLOCK

viking666
07-09-2005, 10:52 AM
one day I hope to be able to not breakstuff

actually, I think the breaking moment was up at wilson on the long weekend, so I do get out. it's just been a while, that's all


control world populations, eat your young.

BigC
07-09-2005, 06:53 PM
quote:Originally posted by 78bronco

hey bigC thats why you have ford parts on your chevy right


[Shhh] Not yet, but getting so close I can taste it[49][49]




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viking666
07-09-2005, 07:58 PM
as of 2 hours ago I now have both mazda and ford parts on my Jimmy. I have to say that the rear 1/4 from a mazda b2200(from wheelwell back) bolts on rather nicely to a rusty ol' Jimmy. Not to mention the bushwacker flares from an 80's ford also bolt on rather nicely. a little white paint on the 1/4 and she looks good as new.

control world populations, eat your young.

viking666
07-09-2005, 08:01 PM
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ShortStack
07-09-2005, 08:37 PM
Looks good!! [8D]

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viking666
07-09-2005, 08:57 PM
did you get a chance to look at how that 1/4 panel looked earlier on today? it simpy did not exsist at all. Now it's gooder for sure.

thanks again for letting me peek at your brackets:D

control world populations, eat your young.

HEAVY METAL
07-10-2005, 06:32 AM
ummmm, can u do my bodywork?

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ShortStack
07-10-2005, 06:50 AM
I did and nope it wasn't there lol ...

anytime I'm nice like that [:0]


I'll be doing my floor and rockers hopefully soon (with new job $) so i might bug ya for tips and trucks. Tho i know its not hard.;)

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77 K5 - Big, black, ugly and all mine :)
`Erotic, Exotic, and a lil'Psychotic`

HEAVY METAL
07-10-2005, 06:52 AM
dont do the rockers..cut em out and replace with 2x4 steel beam with welded end caps then use steel checkerplate for floor...works gooder...

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ShortStack
07-10-2005, 08:26 AM
how much is steel check ?

Right now my floor is pretty soft and its where you put your foot/knee to get in [B)] Its gonna hurt one day lol

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77 K5 - Big, black, ugly and all mine :)
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Jroc
07-10-2005, 08:37 AM
quote:Originally posted by BigC

quote:Originally posted by Jroc

cut off frame , throw in dump... go buy a ford! lol


I'd be embarassed to own a Ford[35] better off with the broken Chevy[33]




If you can't blind them with brilliance baffle them with bullshit


at least you live by your signature!!!![49]


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BigC
07-10-2005, 08:42 AM
Hey Jroc[33]

My truck has never been broken just always making it better than your [35] looking Bronco




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Jroc
07-10-2005, 08:49 AM
can we all jus get along? lol[f]

im sure we could go on about this for weeks

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HEAVY METAL
07-10-2005, 09:08 AM
yeah so make it easy on us chevy guys and FUK OFF!

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BigC
07-10-2005, 10:38 AM
quote:Originally posted by Jroc

can we all jus get along? lol[f]

im sure we could go on about this for weeks


[!]Jroc tryin to make friends. I don't get along well with others[33]

And we will meet so watch what ya say[Shhh]




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Jroc
07-10-2005, 10:55 AM
so i should bring some spare chevy parts?

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viking666
07-10-2005, 07:16 PM
fixed and improoved. I welded the crack, then used another frame section and welded it overtop, works great for now. will be installing a cross brace from the box to cross member.

control world populations, eat your young.

BigC
07-10-2005, 08:33 PM
[7][7][7]]I better brace mine before it I put it back on the road so we don't have to hear anymore of Jroc's smart-ass coments.[49]




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Rebulon Refurbulater
07-23-2005, 04:27 PM
[f]chevys........soooooo many........dime a dozen!

For Sale 38.5x12.5x16.5 tsl sx super swampers on steel 8 lug rims only 2 left for spares. Good from 36 to 38 inch tires...100.00 ea..7"springs for super duty...like new ...send me a msg.
Wheelin',Workin',........oh yeah....Sex!

Zukbuilder
08-05-2005, 03:23 PM
I fix those for around $ 450.00
I'll see if I have any pics of the last one I fixed.
I reiforce the frame and put 2 extra crosses in.


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