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Topic Originally Created by Byddon in July of 2012:

 

Bought an 08 flatbed with srs in the spring, and have been slowly getting it ready for service.
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Not quite finished, but getting close. Still waiting on the truck decals and race ramps so we can mount them. Also have to fab up a telescoping step for easier access onto the bed.

 

towman33 said:

Look's good if you need a nice bumper or visor find dave at virgo he has lot's of pretty add on's for those 4300's .

 

Wreck85 said:

Now you gotta get the polish out for the bed sides lol looks good , You will love the srs in cottage country.

 

Byddon said:

This truck was actually in service less than 3 years from what we can tell, and I dont think all of the rot can be blamed entirely on maintance.
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P5200017.jpgWe replaced the light housings with aluminum, the control valve crossmember with thicker stainless and replaced about half of the hyd lines/hoses.
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P5250026.jpgMy personal favorite was the hose routing they did on the side puller. The wire rope was rubbing a couple of the lines....
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Got the deck ladder made and installed.P7250005.jpgP7250003.jpgP7250002.jpg
Getting closer...

 

StapleyTowin said:

Looking good!!!!
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