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Forum: Building Your Own 11-16-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By 6cuda6
Thats a cool one.....keep at it!!

Thats a cool one.....keep at it!!
Forum: Building Your Own 11-13-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Got a few minutes of time off and a break in the...

Got a few minutes of time off and a break in the weather to get some truck mechanical work done....been putting off the box part as i need to figure a way to get the thing on the back of the truck as...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 10-28-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,595
Posted By 6cuda6
Just call you local DMV and ask, they should be...

Just call you local DMV and ask, they should be able to help.
Forum: Building Your Own 10-23-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Not much progress due to work other than pressure...

Not much progress due to work other than pressure wash the inside of the box.
Forum: Building Your Own 09-27-2022, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Well we got ourselves a box...22 foot reefer. Now...

Well we got ourselves a box...22 foot reefer. Now the trick is going to be getting on the truck asap as the "one that rules" has put her foot down and doesnt want the box clogging up the driveway...
Forum: Building Your Own 09-27-2022, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Thank you, i enjoy doing it.

Thank you, i enjoy doing it.
Forum: Building Your Own 09-18-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Well it appears we have a box coming....22 foot...

Well it appears we have a box coming....22 foot reefer....if things go to plan of course.....lol.
Forum: Building Your Own 09-09-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Well lots of stuff ordered.....airlines, rear ...

Well lots of stuff ordered.....airlines, rear new rear brake valve, thermostat etc but sadly not much done other than bolt in the rear support frame and treat the frame rails so i can paint them.
...
Forum: Building Your Own 08-15-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
So got the rear support fabricated.....this...

So got the rear support fabricated.....this offers both support for the rear rails, a place to fasten a trailer hitch and eventually a storage drawer will be fabbed that slides out the back. Still...
Forum: Building Your Own 08-07-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By 6cuda6
Fish House? Refridgerator box?....same thing?...

Fish House? Refridgerator box?....same thing? Please explain.
Forum: Building Your Own 05-11-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Well got the last of the bolt holes drilled for...

Well got the last of the bolt holes drilled for the torq arm mounts, what pain to do by hand instead of the mag drill. Then mounted it up.....next will be cleaning up the frame and a trailer hitch...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-20-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By 6cuda6
Personally i would stay away from anything that...

Personally i would stay away from anything that had an early Ford Triton V10 as it was known for blowing sparkplugs out of the heads and was major $$ to fix. Any of the V8 or inline 6 motors will...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-18-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By 6cuda6
Depends on what your looking at....a Volvo or...

Depends on what your looking at....a Volvo or Peterbilt etc your looking at 10 to 20k to inframe the motor. If your going with a medium duty like Freightliner M2 with a Cummins ISL your probably 7 to...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-15-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Torque arm mount for the rear axle now in place,...

Torque arm mount for the rear axle now in place, 5 front mount holes drilled with one more to go but i might have to drill the last one by hand.
Forum: Building Your Own 04-14-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Cross member welded up and installed...now if the...

Cross member welded up and installed...now if the weather would cooperate i might be able to drill the holes for the lateral bar mounts.
Forum: Building Your Own 04-11-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
So what's next....i think it will be to drill...

So what's next....i think it will be to drill holes for the lateral bar mounts, weather permitting and if there is still time in the day, weld up crossmembers so i can get the frame squared away from...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-11-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Next thing was crossmember #4....this one goes...

Next thing was crossmember #4....this one goes between the rear axle suspension mounts and because the frame i used for the extension being one year older than the truck it was also a couple...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-11-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Next task was to take a section out of the 3rd...

Next task was to take a section out of the 3rd cross member to allow clearance for the power divider. Yes it may have been easier to perhaps relocate it but that would mean more drilling into the...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-11-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,166
Posted By 6cuda6
Well the snow is go [i hope] and i can finally...

Well the snow is go [i hope] and i can finally get back to working on this project. I have been patiently waiting to ream the holes and install the last 4 suspension bolts to complete this task.
Forum: Building Your Own 03-17-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 907
Posted By 6cuda6
Are you planning on putting anything between the...

Are you planning on putting anything between the skin and the frame? If not SikaFlex or the like is probably the best for sealing.
Forum: HDT Discussions 03-01-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By 6cuda6
Huck bolting is interesting....it uses the...

Huck bolting is interesting....it uses the stretching of the fastener to lock everything in place...the very design of a bolt is "torque to yeild" which is stretching it to a specific length and that...
Forum: HDT Discussions 03-01-2022, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By 6cuda6
My only advise here is if you decide to single it...

My only advise here is if you decide to single it yourself is just make sure you have to proper bolts for remounting the axle before you start. If you go with a Volvo your going to need metric...
Forum: HDT Discussions 02-28-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By 6cuda6
Yah thats another tool that would do it for...

Yah thats another tool that would do it for sure....i just domt have one so the grinder with cut off disc was my only option....worked fine just took a bit longer.
Forum: HDT Discussions 02-28-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By 6cuda6
ABS may not be a biggy depending on the original...

ABS may not be a biggy depending on the original set up....my Volvo 670 that im converting only has ABS on the first rear axle and not the last so if swapped all one needs is to swap the sensor...
Forum: HDT Discussions 02-28-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By 6cuda6
Wow!! I know i'd be doing the singling myself for...

Wow!! I know i'd be doing the singling myself for that price as you could knock a zero off that price for sure. If you know what you want for a deck take a picture down to your local...
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