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05-07-2012 08:18 PM Bed rebuild
I then started to work on the bed. The original bed had four sills with a big gap between the front and the next sill. So I added one by bolting a plate on each frame rail and welding an angle iron to them.


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05-07-2012 08:16 PM Front suspension modifications cont.
I fabricated a new rear panel for the inside of the cab and installed the controls for the compressor and shocks to it.


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05-07-2012 07:56 PM Front suspension modifications cont.
I added some copper tubing to allow the air to cool before it went into the tank so I would not melt my plastic air lines. I added a brass manifold with extra outlets just in case I decide to toot my own horn.


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05-07-2012 07:54 PM Front suspension modifications cont.
After setting the front so low I installed air shocks all around. I got a Firestone air compressor and tank off eBay and fabricated a mount.


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05-07-2012 07:51 PM Front suspension modifications cont.
I finally got the engine cross member back in. Note the C notch is a little bigger than I needed.


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