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Old 10-22-2010, 02:26 PM
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I gotcha bro......after looking at tons of pictures, i planned on using a strip of metal down the center of the cab and door tops. Hopefully if i use one of those tools that can flange the metal, it won't look to bad across the top. Thanks a bunch for the heads up, i will see how it starts to look and if it gets to bad, i will find another cab.

Well the top is off. I checked and double checked my measurements, i removed all of the windshield molding and the glass. I welded in my rebar in a bunch of different directions for strength and removed the top. Here are the pic's with the top off of the truck.

I have to admit it was pretty scary making that first cut. After making the first cut and i relooked at what i was doing, i am pretty excited. I am going to be sure to take my time and make sure all of the metal lines up nicely, i hope anyways.......
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