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Old 03-20-2011, 06:07 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by mkh8911 View Post
After a lot of jacking, pushing, prying, etc. I started lowering my shell.

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I was not sure if it would line up but I finally got it down enough to remove the supporting braces. The rebuilt frame will actually support it! Baby steps, baby steps... I sure needed that little success.

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Now I need to make a section of c channel for the street side rear. I know I've seen a post showing how to make it but as usual, I can't find things when I need them (usually a tool of some sort). Anybody recall where it was? I was going to buy one from out of doors mart. The page said the bow was for a "narrow body". The guy on the phone did not know if a '58 overlander was considered a narrow body or not. I don't have a clue so I figure I'll make it to fit. Any ideas would be helpful.
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