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Old 03-28-2010, 07:25 PM
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Talking i beam

Ive bent 2 diff beams in the past month so i added a 1/4 steel plate to the front shouldn't bend now



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Old 03-28-2010, 07:37 PM
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dont believe it. what you did is to just change where it will bend, your welds will act as a stress riser and transfer 100% of the stress to one location. You would have been better to do the entire surface rather than a small patch
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Old 03-28-2010, 08:27 PM
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dont believe it. what you did is to just change where it will bend, your welds will act as a stress riser and transfer 100% of the stress to one location. You would have been better to do the entire surface rather than a small patch
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Old 03-28-2010, 09:14 PM
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What the heck are you doing where you are bending these things all the time? I pretty much thought they were bullit proof for a relatively stock truck, but I guess you proofed me wrong.
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Old 03-28-2010, 09:18 PM
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What the heck are you doing where you are bending these things all the time? I pretty much thought they were bullit proof for a relatively stock truck, but I guess you proofed me wrong.
Look at his avatar, nuff said, he is trashing his truck and wondering why things dont hold up
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Old 03-29-2010, 02:53 PM
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i built the truck to wheel and whatever weak point there is ill build better
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Old 03-29-2010, 05:28 PM
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i built the truck to wheel and whatever weak point there is ill build better
well you made that part weaker. plate the entire part or forget about it. time for you to go SAS with dana 44 from early bronco
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Old 03-29-2010, 09:14 PM
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is your pretty truck 2x
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Old 03-29-2010, 09:30 PM
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is your pretty truck 2x
Yes and for the past 10 years Ive spend building trail rigs, mostly Jeep Cherokee's but a few fords.
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Old 03-30-2010, 12:42 AM
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Yes and for the past 10 years Ive spend building trail rigs, mostly Jeep Cherokee's but a few fords.
^ Brian knows what he is doing. I'd listen to the man
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Old 03-30-2010, 05:53 PM
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^ Brian knows what he is doing. I'd listen to the man
Trust me I dont know it all, guys here are teaching me things about these here Fords all the time.

What I do know, Ive learned by screwing up lots of stuff and wasting tons of money over that last 20 years LOL
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Old 03-30-2010, 09:12 PM
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Trust me I dont know it all, guys here are teaching me things about these here Fords all the time.

What I do know, Ive learned by screwing up lots of stuff and wasting tons of money over that last 20 years LOL
I didn't necassarilly mean you know the all the answers, but you know how to plan ahead and not screw it up, and take your time and do it right the first time you do it, instead of having something go horribly wrong lol
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