A body drop lowers your body over your chassis and allows the body to sit at ground level when the truck is deflated. The main objective of a body drop is to have the body of your truck lay flat on the ground when your truck is layed out. Otherwise, if you bag a truck without a body drop, the lowest part of the body is often still several inches from the ground due to its mounting position on the chassis. And for some, this just isnt low enough.Body drops can vary in size from a mild 2" drop through to laying doors, which can be 5" or more.If you want to take your truck to the lowest level possible then a body drop is a must.When it comes to minitruck body drops you have several different options:
I am not an expert by any means, but I have seen lots of people do all three types and all can be done by anyone with the tools and time. It just takes a lot of patience and forethought prior to any cutting and welding. In other words the measure twice cut once theory applies X 10. I have learned that you need to look beyond the cut to see what areas behind and around the cut may be affected by it. Before welding anything up you need to be 100% sure you are done working behind the piece going in. It is a lot of work, but well worth it in my opinion.
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