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Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by benniesrad, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. benniesrad
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    Just got done putting a fat man front clip any ideas on how to bag the rear end I usually run 4 link system
     
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    Here are some pics of that I've done so far
     

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  3. chaddilac
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    Check Ryno's Mercury build good stuff to follow right there!!
     
  4. slddnmatt
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    Parallel 4 link, or a (TRIANGULATED) 2 link. The 2 link will give the best clearance on the floor. You'll still have to run a tunnel for the driveshaft
     
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    Body and frame going to the sand blaster Monday
     

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  7. lowlinc
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    Good progress. These Mercs are really growing on me.
     
  8. benniesrad
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    My garage
     

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  9. benniesrad
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    Merc back from the blaster
     

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  10. Mercman4life
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    Wow Really looks good. Don.t stop now, get it done and on the road...There is nothing like rideing a merc down the road slow and easy. Have fun.
     
  11. benniesrad
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    Got my frame back time to primer it
     

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  12. benniesrad
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    Time to start fixing rust
     

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  13. slddnmatt
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    I make rockers and other pieces for Mercs if you need some. Take your time and don't overwhelm yourself.
     
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  14. benniesrad
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    First repair done tons more to do
     

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  15. benniesrad
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    Slddnmatt ok will probably need those rocker panels do you also have any front fenders for sale
     
  16. slddnmatt
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    I have one passenger it's not bad, has a little patch at the bottom and the back side reinforcement where it meets the rocker needs a patch
    image.jpg
     
  17. benniesrad
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    Some more rust repair
     

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  18. benniesrad
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    Couple more parts that I'm making
     

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  19. benniesrad
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    Another part I made for the merc
     

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  20. benniesrad
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    Mocking up inner support for the floors
     

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  21. benniesrad
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    Got a little more metal work done on the merc
     

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  22. Your skills and patience are impressive. Great job!!!
     
  23. benniesrad
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    Little more rust repaired
     

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  24. benniesrad
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    Still at it
     

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  25. benniesrad
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    More rust repair, another piece I made
     

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    Welded in
     

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