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Old 02-23-2013, 05:01 PM   #21
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Alright ready to pull the subframe assembly out!

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Old 02-23-2013, 06:14 PM   #22
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All out! Now disassemble subframe clean and look for more cracks then weld and gusset subframe and install reinforcement plates on body

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Old 02-23-2013, 06:15 PM   #23
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:18 PM   #24
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Alright subframe is bare now I'm going over to my buds to power wash the subframe and control arms and all things that need cleaned lol and inspect for cracks post pics soon

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Old 02-24-2013, 01:37 PM   #25
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Ok so I and about to track weld it back in place then fab up some gussets. And I thought might as well make some sway bar tabs as well cause of the TMS sways and I might put them on there stiffest setting... Maybe

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Old 02-24-2013, 02:01 PM   #26
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Got to clean them up bend into place and weld

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Old 02-24-2013, 02:24 PM   #27
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Bent with a torch and a body hammer

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Old 02-24-2013, 02:44 PM   #28
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Two sides welded not the best in the second but I adjusted heat and wire speed and got it just perfect

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Old 02-24-2013, 02:46 PM   #29
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Old 02-24-2013, 03:10 PM   #30
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Alright both sway bar tabs are done! WOOT! now onto the bushing mount!

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Old 02-24-2013, 03:11 PM   #31
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Old 02-25-2013, 08:12 PM   #32
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So I decided to just get a new subframe.. But I did weld tabs on and a strap on the differential mount

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Old 02-25-2013, 08:19 PM   #33
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