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post #115 of (permalink) Old 12-15-2014, 09:13 AM
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Bronco Info: 90' 351/E40D 38" tires, 4.88 gears, full float 8.8, lockers F&R
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Originally Posted by MONGOMANN75 View Post
It's funny you mention wood! i never really gave it much thought it was going to always be made out of metal. I seen the other guys that built theirs from wood and thought that it was strange! I have tinkered in wood as well! Built my own house 8 years ago! The intricacies I have planned for the console lend themselves to construction from sheet metal better then wood. It actually isn't that heavy, yet.....
I guess I think like you. Furniture is made of wood. Some houses are made of wood. A truck is a machine. Machines are made of metal. Can't say I even like wood grain dash. That being said, you could have made it from aluminum. But steel is better for locking.
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