1st Gen Tundra Repair/Prep

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SByota

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Started working on the carrier bearing mount. It needed to be about 1.25” lower than how @smokeysevin mounted his. The crossmember was also tweaked and cracked making this extra challenging. The plates from side to side are not symmetrical, so I had to make each one individually.
Who doesn’t love some dimple dies?!
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SByota

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Carrier bearing mounted and drive shaft back in. Crossmember is way stiffer now with the added plate work.

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SByota

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Welded up new tabs for the alignment cams and started putting the front suspension back on. The inner sleeves that came within the new cam bolts only caught about .060” on the mounting tab. Made some new ones out of 4130 tubing. These capture all of the mounting tab.

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SByota

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Started working on the skid plate. The front crossmember is dented and beat up front the precious bumper tie ins. I’m not happy with how it’s coming out. I think I’m going to slice a large portion of the front of the crossmember and lay another plate over it. I think it will be easier to it that way then trying to fit a filler plate.
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