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PeterN

Just another beamed ford
Sep 16, 2008
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Huntington Beach
Figured it was time for an update only been 3 years lol. Destroyed this thing at New Years 2017 and decided it was time for a cage and a front end



Several years of no cage and off road abuse was causing the cab to fall apart, no other pics but I plated it all in and it’s still holding up



Tube layout of the cage



Cut the roof off to 360 weld and found a shitload of bondo and a welded seam on the passenger a and b pillar as if someone had only cut half the cab and then welded it back



Cab back on time for more bondo!



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PeterN

Just another beamed ford
Sep 16, 2008
313
25
28
Huntington Beach

Getting the 9” all set up with the 64 kit


Jack welding up the beam kit



Decided at the last minute to add ruffstuff ubolt eliminators to the rear end it specifically said not for use on spring under applications but I’m not a good listener.


Went with a tabzone truss again jack welding I’m a shit welder


Finished product the cleanest it will never be





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PeterN

Just another beamed ford
Sep 16, 2008
313
25
28
Huntington Beach
Beams getting finished up


Mounted under the truck



This cab is thrashed half way through this I realized starting with a fresh truck would have been a better idea but fuck. it here’s a before picture


All cleaned up


Engine cage time




Can’t forget the super sick dimple die shock mounts


Bumped and strapped at 18” with working heat and ac




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PeterN

Just another beamed ford
Sep 16, 2008
313
25
28
Huntington Beach
Mounting seats figured it was a good idea to slam a hole in my trans tunnel.




Seat brackets welded, stock dash was a nightmare to fit but I’m really happy with how it looks.


I finally have a real bumper! Lol




Swing steering install and final disassembly and paint



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PeterN

Just another beamed ford
Sep 16, 2008
313
25
28
Huntington Beach
After 6 months I finally got this thing driving and on its own weight


First trip was the memorial in Lucerne truck worked great only had a slight issue with the truss hitting a brake line


This first trip was the furthest I had driven the truck after caging it, we got it running, slammed bedsides on it and drove it 2 hrs to Lucerne smashed on it and drove home!!


Installed some sick oriley auto hids



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PeterN

Just another beamed ford
Sep 16, 2008
313
25
28
Huntington Beach
Full droop


Sand dunes in Lucerne


Nuked the transmission got use Logan’s AAA chase truck


Swapped in a 5speed which was a terrible idea lol couldn’t keep them together at all


Messed around with some 37s one day I’ll upgrade because gahh damn she looks good with 37s



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