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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      I'm wussing out again. I'm back to this height. This motor is too ugly to poke through the hood. ....and I'm to sure I can make raised...
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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      I think this will be close to ride height (not with these tires). Plan is to weld 6x3 to the top of the frame and do braces inside the...
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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      After stewing it over for a week, this is what I have to do. Anything else is selling out. I don't care if it means poking the engine...
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      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      This was at the Redneck Rumble (last year?). I think it was a long bed crew cab to start with. Mine would need to be longer...
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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      Bamamav, we thought of that and put a tape measure to it. It would work better as a COE. To do it with my cab and the Seagrave...
    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      I understand why you don't see cummins 8.3 motors in anything but dump trucks and motor homes. They are too damn tall. From bottom of...
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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      Yeah. That ain't gonna happen. To get to the ride height picture, the axle would need to be at the bottom of the current frame rail...
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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      With a 32" tire, I can lay running boards. This is the rear wheel I had on my flatbed. Ride height
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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      If I get a chance to go to dad's this weekend, I'm gonna did out My smoothies and put a Seagrave fender over a front wheel and a rear...
    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      Yeah. I think I have already talked myself out of rubber bands....and the full blown streetrod stance. It might look cool, but I don't...
    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 reacted to gene49's post in the thread Every Kid's Dream with Like Like.
      Big trucks have big parts. When the big trucks were built, they didn't put much restrictions on the amount of space the truck occupied...
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      Flipper_1938 reacted to Old Stuff's post in the thread New life for the '30 Chevy with Like Like.
      Thanks guys. Speaking of a clock I found this at an antique store and it spoke to me :). The swivel mounting make this an easy choice...
    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      I thought I had all of the room in the world using this big SOB as a starting point. RV stuff is even bigger. I think I'm gonna follow...
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      Flipper_1938 reacted to bob w's post in the thread Every Kid's Dream with Like Like.
      Keep that measuring tape handy.
    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      Oops. Another reason not to go stupid low. This cummins 8.3 is too tall to fit between the bottom of the frame and the hood. Part of...
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