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tenpack
11-22-2006, 08:01 PM
whos running em, and did you buy a kit(ORD) or did you fab one? I'd rather not have to wait till the frames cracked to patch it and then brace it, would rather do it now and forget bout it. Pics would be awesome.

ottoman
11-22-2006, 09:54 PM
81 and up has a little bit more braceing from the factory than the older ones

tenpack
11-23-2006, 06:31 AM
in what form? I cleaned the hell out of my truck last night, thing had never been cleaned. 4 cans of degreaser later, i find the wavey flange mounting my power steering shaft into my power steering box is mangled and being held on by 2 bolts that arent stock.

ottoman
11-23-2006, 07:15 AM
some one may have screwed with it, as in removed the factory brace

otherwise it should go from the frame to the crossmember from the front

HEAVY METAL
11-23-2006, 07:17 AM
i did a lower plate 3/8ths ran down the bottom side of frame.....will be doubling it up soon... got the frame section..... thats the best bet IMO....

bryce gibbons
12-05-2006, 03:43 PM
yah i had frame crackage after like 3 wheelin trips, since new diffs n boggers n lockers, bought the weld on kit from noth shore, no problems with it since then