Kevin dropped his truck off with new MHT 22 inch wheels.  Put the body on the ground was his order.  Fortunately for us, Kevin will be handling all the rewiring on his truck to accommodate the wheels.  He also is responsible for removing the dash and all modifications related to wiring.

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   When the F-150 rolled in, it laid frame on the big wheels.   Cutting space for the wheels.   
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 Installing the custom frame into the factory frame.  Stepping the front horns for the bodydrop.  We will be keeping the sway bar for improved handling.

 

Any holes in the frame are plug welded for strength.  Torching off  frame parts. 
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   3/8 inner plating for strength.      Removing the old frame pieces.
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  Top view of the frame as it is slowly modified.     Another shot of  removing pieces.  
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Front frame work.  Making space with the small sledge.  If this one doesn't work, we'll bring out the ten pounder. Big mess inside.  If this truck ever runs again, it will surprise us all.
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  Inner fenders are hogged out for the oversized wheels. Finally laying down on 22's.  It actually needs about 1/4 inch more and we'll get it in the next few days.   Another shot of the floor inside the cab.
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One arm that is full length and one that is shortened 3/4 of an inch. Before. After. Travis modifying the a-arms. The 22s camber a bunch when it lays. 
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Arms shortened and modified ready to be installed.   The exhaust system is back in and the floor will be going in shortly. The old blow-through port from the bed is sealed up. Starting to fit the new inner fender wells.
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Installing the radiator. It goes back in a few inches higher.  The factory mount is modified to accommodate the radiator relocation. Stretching the first set of wires. Kevin lengthened over 80 wires in the engine control module harness to allow better placement.  
    The driver side had over 150 wires that were extended. Fonze welding up the floor and rear cab wall. Bed cut down for the bodydrop.
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Inner fenderwells almost compete.  Just some bodywork and paint. The gas tank is shortened to fit correctly.   Inner fenders taking shape after bodywork.  
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Kevin seam sealing the welded floor and cab wall.  Inner fenders are bodyworked out and ready for sealer and undercoating. Tuckin' lots of wheel. We can't wait to get the truck out in the sun and see how it looks.
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step in the rear of the bed. Installing the base of the future box.
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Here's the speakers being mocked up. Ready to begin forming with fiberglass. Laying up the mold cloth and applying the first coats of resin.  
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The basic shape of the box is beginning to take. The hole in the lower right section of the box is the port.
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 The custom pods being set into the door panels. Nearly finished product.
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Final door panel before painting. Fitting the Kicker 15" sub to the box. Box ready for finish bodywork and paintwork. Fabrication of center console commencing.
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The back of the box houses an 8" sub under the console. Center channel is covered by the speakers in the console.
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Truck rolls back over to IF for final fabrication and air system work. The brake booster has been relocated. It sets about 14 inches forward of where it previously resided.
         
         
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This works well with Kevin's truck but will not fit on a v-8 engine with 22's. Engine compartment as the truck is nearing completion. Kevin's stereo installation work shows in the custom door panels.   The box is big and hits pretty f**n low.
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  Capacitors are built in and the amps are mounted to the top of the speaker box. Stinger battery is visible below the capacitors. Kevin's truck with Brad's and Josh's. Getting some driving video for future use.