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One heck of a paperweight!  How about a couple more pics as you go along.

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I got an LTL with that crossmember. Mine is in great shape except for the driveshaft tunnel.  The previous owner had the aluminum front crossmember crack and dropped the engine, in turn the universal joint came up and tore up the tunnel in the crossmember before getting the truck stopped.

Is that $1300 a finished machined crossmember?

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how much if you supply the empty beer can collection for raw materials   :lol:

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That's one impressive thing you found the ability to fabricate.

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I have had many parts cast, the difficulty is a good piece for a pattern.

 

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On ‎12‎/‎5‎/‎2016 at 7:22 PM, AZB755V8 said:

I got an LTL with that crossmember. Mine is in great shape except for the driveshaft tunnel.  The previous owner had the aluminum front crossmember crack and dropped the engine, in turn the universal joint came up and tore up the tunnel in the crossmember before getting the truck stopped.

Is that $1300 a finished machined crossmember?

How is that superdog coming along these days? Cannot believe I did not see you in Salem?

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Almost makes you wanna polish and chrome plate it doesn't it??  LOL!!  Put mirrors on the ground so people can see it at shows!

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On ‎12‎/‎5‎/‎2016 at 7:22 PM, AZB755V8 said:

I got an LTL with that crossmember. Mine is in great shape except for the driveshaft tunnel.  The previous owner had the aluminum front crossmember crack and dropped the engine, in turn the universal joint came up and tore up the tunnel in the crossmember before getting the truck stopped.

Is that $1300 a finished machined crossmember?

That's for the crossmember as it is in the picture. The ends will have to be machined to whatever width your frame is now and all the holes drilled.

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Here is one of the new crossmembers fitted and installed.

 

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thats a pretty 220 hidin back in the corner      ------- maybe 320 after i spied the crossover tube

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