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Old 09-01-2014, 08:47 PM   #1
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Thumbs up 96 377 pete frame stretch started

Finally started my conversation after having my truck for 3 years putting 26 ft box on after frame stretch is done to pull 28 ft trailer with race cars
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Old 09-01-2014, 09:44 PM   #2
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and you've already swapped the rear steel wheels for some aluminums !
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Old 09-01-2014, 11:36 PM   #3
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Great start, what will the overall length and wheelbase be? Keep the pictures coming.
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Old 09-04-2014, 07:29 PM   #4
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They came with the rear we put under it
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Old 09-06-2014, 05:52 PM   #5
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Finally done with the frame time for a box
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Old 09-10-2014, 08:28 PM   #6
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Wow! Great job. Have you pulled your trailer to any races yet?
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Old 09-11-2014, 07:55 PM   #7
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The wheel base is 280 inches
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Old 09-11-2014, 07:59 PM   #8
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Not yet probably won't pull anything till it's close to finished
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Old 04-07-2015, 09:15 PM   #9
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Finally p/ up a clean 26 ft 7ft inside height FRP box
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Old 04-08-2015, 11:37 PM   #10
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Looks good,lots of work ahead !
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Old 04-29-2015, 01:33 PM   #11
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Default Hats off to PeteDoug!

Doug: Very nice work on the frame stretch and dropping the driver. Please keep posting pics as your project moves along. Nice to see someone doing a Pete!
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Default sleeper removal and box mount day 1

Probably will be 5 days total to mount the paint front wall and roof and back wall of the truck and cut hole and attactch sleeper boot
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Default sleeper removal and box mount day 1

Day 1 of 5 probably to cut sleeper hole and paint the front wall and roof and back wall of truck finish mounting and attach sleeper boot
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Removing sleeper and placing box
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Is it an optical illusion or is that box less than full width? Like maybe 7'6" or so? Wondering about why the rear tires hang out.
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Old 05-21-2015, 07:48 PM   #16
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The box is not mounted on the truck it's 8 ft wide. Still have to cut walk through hole and paint front wall install boot ring and paint the truck wall and roof
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Old 09-28-2015, 10:03 PM   #17
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I have a 98 377.. was thinking of doing the same thing...
My pete had a sleeper and someone made a day cab out of it, now I dont have a seal to go to the box.. that might be an easy fix but im stumped as to what to do with the air ride on the cab.. there don't look like there is any room to keep them on the cab and still mount the box..
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Old 10-01-2015, 08:43 PM   #18
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My truck was a day cab. They bolted down the cab to the frame, no air ride. I think most of the truck conversions have the cabs locked down. But some have managed to keep the air ride and use the accordian boot.
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We made mounts for my cab peterbilt mounts were outrageous the sleeper boot for a unibilt cab has no give for airide cab with fixed box.
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We also went under the truck and removed the air lines and plugged fittings off @ the tanks
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