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      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...
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      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...
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      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...
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      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.
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      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...
    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      Not exactly apples to apples, but not sure rubber bands are the answer
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      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      Looking on tirerack this morning....there is a 255/45r22 that is rated for 2,140 lbs and has a diameter of 31". Paired up with my 40"...
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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      This ride height is looking better and better. Part of me wants to get the grill shell closer to the ground, but damn that would be a...
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      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      This is closer to where it would be with a big step up front. It would require raising the fenders a bunch and/or going to 22's with...
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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      Yeah, to go stupid low would require raising the fenders a bunch. This is a fair amount of drop over stock even in wussed out mode...
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    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      I think I'm going to do the pickup conversion on straight frame rails with 4 links and bags. If it needs to go lower, I will deal with...
    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      It sure feels like I'm wussing out just thinking that. I don't know that I have ever built anything that looked like it could be stock.
    • Flipper_1938
      Flipper_1938 replied to the thread Every Kid's Dream.
      I think I'm just gonna go with big. Similar to the gray one, but it will be a closed cab. I might do it with the 8 ft bed.
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