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Old 12-17-2013, 08:50 AM   #1171
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That thing isn't modified in any way that would concern DMV.
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Old 12-17-2013, 11:46 AM   #1172
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That thing isn't modified in any way that would concern DMV.
Sometimes less is more when it comes to information .
If you know what I mean .
I totally get that, BUT...an out of country inspection is a whole 'nother kettle of fish. If the the mechanic doing the inspection catches that the axle is relocated and the frame is shorted I think that would be it. Once it hits 15 years old it would be possible.

http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/motorvehicle...-index-443.htm

Combined that with the length and expense of the road trip...It's a risk I cannot afford right now as much as I would love a truck like that.
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Old 12-29-2013, 02:49 PM   #1173
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Ghetto Bus V 3.0

Under the knife again.

Today was a good day to start work on the beast once again for a minor makeover.

I need to square off the ass end and reinforce things right to handle the added stress of my car hauler extension.
I thought it wound be wise to cut out the last cross member and install a full width piece.
Also the existing cross members are 1/8th inch wall and I wanted upgrade to 3/16th wall for the end piece.

Body work removed, before hacking and tearing.


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Old 12-29-2013, 02:52 PM   #1174
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After some ripping and tearing.


New full width cross member set in place.
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Old 12-30-2013, 08:09 AM   #1175
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Eee Gads.....



...and I thought I had 'issues'!!!


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Old 01-03-2014, 09:32 AM   #1176
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Nice! Good to see you back at it.
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Old 02-26-2014, 03:18 PM   #1177
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Update

Time for a progress report.

Starting to come back together.



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Old 02-26-2014, 03:28 PM   #1178
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The welding I've been doing lately has been outside and this winter has been one cold bitch.


The rear panels are temporary till I get some fresh aluminum.
I fashioned them from the old roof panels.
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Old 02-26-2014, 03:32 PM   #1179
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The rear view reminds me of a dirt modified race car.
I'm kind of liking it and may expand on this look some more.
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