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This is how zyborg came to us.  It was air bagged but not laying frame. The truck rolled up with a 4 inch chop.   Paul had trouble with the chop and it took 3 different shops to get it finished. The rear bedsides had been pushed out a few inches.   It really threw the shape of the truck off so we are going to try and come up with a better way. This is the reason the truck is being built.  To haul around the Zyborg motorcycle.  To get more information on the motorcycle and it's construction photos, go to www.zyborg1.com
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The bike will actually sit up 6 or 7 more inches in the truck when the bed floor is raised to clear the differential. Pull it in and rip it apart. Truck is torn down for rework of the suspension. Front clip is disassembled as well.  
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  The bag over the axle set up is cut out and the 4 link will be in the trash as well.     Hybrid custom frame work will leave a stock floor interior.  
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The front frame needs to be stepped up 3/4 of an inch to lay cross member and frame simultaneously. Another view of the frame work.   Step in frame. Modifying the transmission crossmember to bolt up to the new frame and leave space for the exhaust pipes.
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The bedsides were cut for tire space.  We also removed the bow from the bedsides. The bedsides will now be modified to fit the tires. We're going to build phantom dually fenders out of steel. They will be welded on for one piece dually bed sides. Fonze laid out all the templates and started to cut and tack in the new fender pieces.
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  Fonze checking out all his handiwork. Fenders beginning to take shape. A lot of cutting and welding was required. Fenders tuck a bunch of rim.
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  The goal is to give the bedsides the correct factory look.   The bodylines were taken from another bedside.    
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  We moved the gas door up slightly.  This will give the gas a better shot at the tank. Bedsides with cadillac lights and phantom dually fenders.   Grinding down welds and primer to prepare for bodywork.
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Alot of welding was required to build the fenders. Fred grinding on the old primer.   Taking the truck down to metal so the filler will stick better. Almost all clean.
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Fonze installing the bed floor step. The bed floor was raised extra to hide the pumpkin so the motorcycle can be rolled in with no holes in the floor. This cadillac 3rd brake light takes a ton of work to make it fit the truck. Tacking in the pieces for the new brake light.  
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Finishing up the final welding.   Fitting the new light.   Louis taking a break from plaster work enjoying a little sanding.
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    When Louis is done, he can go back to bagging his mercedes. Roughed in fenders in all-metal.  
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  Modifying the front bumper.   Frenched in license plate.  This may or may not pass the vehicle code book.  
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  Bondo spread on the fenders.  After final sanding, truck will be sent to the bodyshop for primer work. Holes cut for the supertrapp mufflers.   Travis shortening the air cleaner to fit under the hood.
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    Fonze finishing up the final welding.   Inner fenders roughed in and bolted in.
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  Installing the new overflow tank.     Tuckin 20" Colorado Customs.
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Rolling out of the shop.   Completed Zyborg ready for it's maiden voyage. When it comes back for the bike fitting, we'll take some better pictures with the bike. Seat being rebuilt and stitched by Corby Hehman
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Interior complete with Connolly leather and Mercedes carpet. The headliner is suede.     Yes, it rails like the rest of our trucks.
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    Gas door being set into the bedside.    
    Electric Solenoids mounted to tailgate latches.    
         
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