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Username Post: Cab Supports        (Topic#348312)
Stepside79 
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Posts: 23

Reg: 07-06-15
11-20-17 03:46 PM - Post#2715123    

Hey all.
Just wondering about replacing front cab supports on a 79 C10. The rockers are gone and in to about half of the cab support. The rest of the support is solid all the way around. Should I try to cut the support and replace the outside half or try to replace the whole support, I would like to see it all new but.... i also don't see sense in ripping apart perfectly shiny like new metal structure.



 




wagonman100 
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wagonman100
Loc: Baltimore, MD
Reg: 11-27-04
11-24-17 06:59 PM - Post#2715618    
    In response to Stepside79

You can splice it in if you want to. They just did that on a square body on Truck Tech on the Spike channel. Personally I thought it would be easier and a better repair to just replace the whole thing. But I guess if you do your best to rust proof the welds where it is spliced, either repair will last a long time.

Jay
Some days it's not worth chewing through the restraints.

1999 Silverado Z71 4X4 extra-cab short bed
1983 Malibu Fauxmad - tubbed
1978 El Camino Kustomized
1972 Monte Carlo
1957 210 handyman wagon
1957 Nomad sport wagon


 




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