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UNBROKEN’s Iconic Silver ST build

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I’ve always welded panels and I was ready to TIG these but a friend that does this stuff for a living said this is the way forward with aluminum.
 

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Here we go…test fit for placement.
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Gonna need a bigger hole.
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Bigger hole cut and edge flanged all around so the pieces fit flush.
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Final test fits.
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Panel bonded and riveted into place. Once it dries overnight I’ll remove the rivets then final body work can start.
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I don’t know what’s up with images loading the last day or so. I’m not doing anything differently.
 

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I see all images. Looks great, can’t wait for final results!


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@UNBROKEN, Are you tying this into the intake, using it to evacuate hot air or is it primarily a visual effect?
 

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Looks awesome! I can't believe Ford makes us go through this to get a decent hood while the slow, whack Durango R/T comes with a pretty cool vented hood.
 

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@UNBROKEN, Are you tying this into the intake, using it to evacuate hot air or is it primarily a visual effect?
Getting heat out of the engine bay. I just wanted to look factory.
 

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I see all images. Looks great, can’t wait for final results!


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Weird… I only see one in that whole post
 

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Only one for me to. But it does let you click a link to to the attachment that does not show.
 

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It’s even better than I hoped…it was worth the effort to hunt down the Jeep hood even if it did take half a year. IMG_2315.jpeg
 

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The sun was just right and it hid the primer…I almost got a “completed” shot. lol IMG_2330.jpeg
 

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Got the FenFeb billet vertical links in today. The car was dropped off today to swap the rear diff I grenaded and throw these in at the same time. IMG_2332.jpeg IMG_2333.jpeg
 

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^^^Man those look super BEEFY!
I wish I got to see them. I had them sent straight to my buddy that’s doing the work to the car. I won’t see them unless I crawl under it and look when I get home…the wife and I are going to chill out in Belize for a bit.
 

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Parts are prepped and ready…gonna try to get them fit and bonded in tomorrow or Sat then it’s gonna be ugly for a while. Never used panel bond before so I’m gonna drive with it a while in primer to make sure nothing cracks.
That stuff works amazing. I had to use that to repair the tabs at the bottom of my mustang back in the day.
 

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I wish I got to see them. I had them sent straight to my buddy that’s doing the work to the car. I won’t see them unless I crawl under it and look when I get home…the wife and I are going to chill out in Belize for a bit.
Ambergris Caye / Dangriga? Have Fun!
 

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Ambergris. VRBO on the beach 10 miles north of San Pedro
 



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