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#1 Chris11 ONLINE  

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Posted March 15, 2014 - 04:09 PM

Jc Madigan truck equipment. Sponsor my tractor pulling. John one of the owners has been very good to me. I stopped up to there place Wednesday and asked if he could bend me up some .125 steel frame rails 5 inch channel with 1 inch legs. John just has his guy stop and do it for me. anyway that the start of this project.

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Now start making some cuts , I set it up in the Bridgeport , This project is going to machined a lot. drilled holes.

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make up some double's for support and weld them in.

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Posted March 15, 2014 - 06:58 PM

Ok set the tran in the rails. I will use that as a jig for welding. I got some cross members cut and aluminum engine plate. Next ill be making top mounts to tran.


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The tube is going to be front axle, and check out the rack and pinon.

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Posted March 15, 2014 - 07:42 PM

Your kicken a$$ now Chris11, Good for you. I like the pictures, keep them coming.....


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Posted March 15, 2014 - 08:00 PM

Looking great :thumbs:


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Posted March 16, 2014 - 08:34 AM

This week ill be kicking ass. I have some great plans.


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Posted March 16, 2014 - 08:57 AM

Great news, I can't wait for more pictures.


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Posted March 17, 2014 - 06:29 AM

Cant wait to get into the shop today. I have a bunch of parts to make. Also working on my Panzer t75. I think front axle Ill be making that out of 4130 molly thin wall
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Posted March 18, 2014 - 05:09 PM

well got the axle made set it up with 5% Welded in boss where bushing will go.

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I made up some aluminum axle mounts that will clamp down on axle. steel cross member to cut and lightened



I have to cut the frame to the length I need next . And then cut holes in the side of rails for axle. Heres the cross member in for test fit.

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Posted March 18, 2014 - 05:31 PM

Made some top tran mounts too.

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Find place to mount the rack. Im still going to give the cross member lighten holes. and cut in for weight bar.

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Posted March 18, 2014 - 05:34 PM

This is how the axle fits in the mounts. I can turn it and clamp it down.

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Posted March 18, 2014 - 06:34 PM

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Posted March 18, 2014 - 07:57 PM

Most of that stuff is way over my head, but from just looking at your work I can see you are gifted. Its cool to see your ideas come together. I'm glad you are taking good pictures and telling us what is happening in the pictures.  Keep the pictures coming Chris and stay hydrated.


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Posted March 18, 2014 - 09:51 PM

Thanks for the well documented progress report. Love to watch guys this talented work their magic.
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Posted March 18, 2014 - 10:37 PM

why thank you sir. I wasn't sure if I was going to keep posting . Dosnt seem to be a very popular category. customs, I should have posted it in Pullers.



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Posted March 18, 2014 - 10:41 PM

why thank you sir. I wasn't sure if I was going to keep posting . Dosnt seem to be a very popular category. customs, I should have posted it in Pullers.


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