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Unread 01-23-2013, 07:37 PM   #1
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Before I cut it out

Almost done with my two year project. I did a rear stretch and welded in a new rear cross member using 3/16x 2x4 rectangle tubing as others have done. I did the old heat and bend on the tank to clear my 8.8 but I need just a few more inches. Any negatives to cutting out the cross brace that the front of the tank mounts to and either raising it up or replacing it with a 2x2 section of square tubing? I have a 1 inch body lift so I have room to move the tub mounts up.


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Unread 01-23-2013, 07:51 PM   #2
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Not sure if this will help give the room your looking for, but it might be an option.
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Unread 01-24-2013, 12:48 AM   #3
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dont think you will have a problem. i did the heat and dimple thing years ago and it leaked a bit recently from the dimple itself. strange thing it only leaked for a day.
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