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I Like 2 Cut Shit Up.
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Hey everyone, my name is Justin I'm 17 year old and I have been on the forum for 7 months now. I have finally decided to start a project thread for my S10. I have been doing a ton of research and have done all my homework for this build. This will be my first bagged/body dropped truck.

The truck is a 87 regular cab, short box S10. With a 350 SBC in it. Its SFBD 2" into the rockers. With a custom frame from the fire wall back (2x3x3/16 tubing)
Its laying on a 245/60/15 tire right now. 20's or 22's will be coming.
It will be getting a new cab and box floor and fire wall.
Tons more to come.
There will be lots of updates and tons of pics.

Enough words I know everyone wants the pics so here they are......
They are in a random order.

The way it sits now.





Tire clearance on bed.

Gussets.







folded rockers.

bed floor cut out


















 

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I Like 2 Cut Shit Up.
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cutting out the cab floor





rolling the fender rocker









the exhaust off the truck

the frame off the truck that i only took the body

cutting the rockers









plated 1/8





nice and low.

roof height

bracing the cab



parts truck









these will come in handy



my frame





cab mounts











trailer to pick up the parts truck

picked it up for $250 the body is in good shape.









frame gussets


 

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I Like 2 Cut Shit Up.
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my cat.lol







this is when it sat for a while



tranny x member still needs exhaust holes



shortened drive shaft.







rear end mock up.



ran a little short. lol







working on translation



the truck with the 350.































doing some welding







extra support.



tranny x member



grinder got me.



brackets







frame work



cuts to run wires though











sits now







old shit gone

















































 

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Right now the body is just sitting on there. I ordered my tubing and it should be in Tuesday and then I can start working on the cab floor, box floor and fire wall.
 

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Well I got my tubing and I got started on the cab floor.






I also pick up some trailer fenders for the box floor.
(they were on sale):tup:
 

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Awesome. I kinda got lost with all the pictures though.
 

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2 things- are their bushings on the suspension components? it looks like a bolt through a metal sleeve. The only problem with that is when the suspension wants to articulate, the bushing will absorb the movement instead of the plates and/or links. That and the frames transition at 90 degrees will put a lot of leverage on the welded joint, so I'd either put a big gusset in there or cut out that section and put some angles in it.

But kudos for taking this on at 17, thats pretty ambitious!
 

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Ya there are no bushings on there right now. Once I get/ order all my air ride stuff I will order link bar ends and do up some new bars.
 
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