CX 650 Custom/ Stupid is as stupid dose ... till it's black and blue

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by waylongway, Nov 26, 2014.

  1. waylongway

    waylongway madmax Supporter

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    "Ignorance can be educated, crazy can be medicated...but there is no cure for stupid."......:y0!

    Now I know this build has 4 wheels, but you are just going to have to cut me some slack.....:imaposer

    I have been getting a lot of nice comments on my truck since I did the makeover but I felt like it was just not done .....:hmmmmmIt needed more.....:scratchSo we start to dig....:type

    This caught my eye...:choppa

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    The price tag did not....:pep
    http://www.kchilites.com/roof-racks/vehicle/ford/f150-raptor.html

    And I have always wanted to do something w/this t-slot stuff....:evil

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    Good place to get more.....:deal
    https://8020.net/?SID=8l5238g807mee3kbieumjidd61

    And I found a new place to get my metal to my door cheaper....:augie

    https://www.metalsdepot.com/aluminum-products/aluminum-sheet

    Then we made this to this x2....


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    I made the pattern out of 1/8 melamine board till I got it how I wanted it...:baldy


    Then it took a LONG time to get this part right as my little roller would hardly move this 1/8 inch stuff to get the curve and since I only ordered 6" wide parts I had to cut some off the top and add it to the bottom to get the wind dam look I wanted......
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    Somehow like most of my stupid stuff everything worked out and I used all the parts I cut off to add on latter only going to the supply place for a few scraps that ended up being just what I needed allso.... :knary


    Then we worked on the side lights .....:eyes:eyes.......:eyes:eyes

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    We had to have a way of holding that pannel straight as not much is left after the light cut out....:stupid

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    All the T-slots are taped for bolts and I bolted the foot pads for strength, looks and a way to get the foot pads right as they are all just a bit different.....:baldy:baldy:baldy:baldy:baldy:baldy:baldy:baldy

    They had to be slot cut and re-welded to get just the right bend @ each part of the roof....:lobby

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    Then I went back and did a little weld on each side so I could unbolt them for paint and not move....:-)

    We are about here now.....:csm
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    More please....:pot

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    Now about that back part....:jjen
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    I had plans to make it just straight across the back but being afraid to cut it too short I played w/it and came up w/ this by accident
    to match the front part.....:augie

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    It needs a cut out for the 3rd backlight..... :war

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    Weld then cut....:nono

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    Test fitting this thing was like every other stupid project I seem to come up with ....AGAIN....!!! OVER AND OVER....!!:loaded
    lifting it up in the truck and putting it on the roof got OLD.....:turkish

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    Holes for drainage....:flush......:drink.....:up

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    Too many holes...?:eek7
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    Fill-em......:flug

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    More......?

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    Fill-em....
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    The air dam will get the carbon wrap to match the hood.....:wink:

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    A well-placed sticker or 2...?


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    You want more.....?:lurk If you are really smart you drill holes in a perfectly good roof...:photog
    next time.....:kbasa2
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  2. Nixels

    Nixels Face fears - live life

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    You should weld about half them holes. :nod

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    Other than that, it looks nice. :D
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  3. more koolaid

    more koolaid Been here awhile

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    Some people look at the world and ask why, others look at the world and say "it needs more holes" :norton
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    pdxmotorhead Long timer

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    OR Cowbell.. :D
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    Beezer Long timer Supporter

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    tell us the hole truth......
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    Wildebeest90210 Long timer

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    An nuthin but!

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  7. Shady Pass David

    Shady Pass David Been here awhile Supporter

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    Just amazing......And I have yet to count the holes.......I'll get back to ya....
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  8. poppykle

    poppykle Adventurer

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    Great work again by the Prince of Holes BUT will this whistle when you are moving?
  9. more koolaid

    more koolaid Been here awhile

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    Yeah.....but you should see the deer scatter :happay
  10. waylongway

    waylongway madmax Supporter

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  11. Beezer

    Beezer Long timer Supporter

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    Viking flute?
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  12. Beezer

    Beezer Long timer Supporter

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    I hear Ride of the Valkyries and await flames..................
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  13. Beezer

    Beezer Long timer Supporter

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    so what... you never sleep? I just got back from the waylate guitar jam... its the friggin middle of the night ha ha... :flip
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  14. waylongway

    waylongway madmax Supporter

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    :stupid........
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  15. k-moe

    k-moe Long timer

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    Where all the holes at?
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  16. Shady Pass David

    Shady Pass David Been here awhile Supporter

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    They are probably all out of roundness with all the shaking-rockn'-rolling going on down theres....
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  17. waylongway

    waylongway madmax Supporter

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    Gone to HOLE Heaven.......:pope

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  18. lesman

    lesman Live easy, Brake Hard

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    Welcome back!
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  19. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer Supporter

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    I wonder whether he cut so many holes that the bike disappeared into itself, leaving a Black Hole...which would explain the lack of posts regarding the build.
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  20. FtUp

    FtUp Freedom on 2 wheels

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    you sure do like drilling holes. ;) but what's up with the cx? inquiring minds need to know. :)

    FU
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