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Old February 3rd, 2009, 11:40 AM   #1
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Before I start cutting on my cherokee chief, could anyone offer up some suggestions on how to narrow the rear area frome the wheelwells back.
I plan to utilize the rear seating as well as make a "bed", by cutting the roof and moving the rear portion forward. The "bed" will house the fuel cells, batteries and radiator. So the floor has to stay, there in lies my problem.
The front I have figured out, I'm just stumped here.


The pics are what I mean by cutting the roof and moving it forward to create a "bed".

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Old February 3rd, 2009, 11:50 AM   #2
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I would suggest chopping the back off first, have that part all done with the half truck bed, then narrow from the "cab" portion back. If you can understand what I am saying, I think it would be easiest way.
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I understand, it's just getting to the flooring and keeping the geometry right.
I'd like to get the rear as close to the frame width as possible, I plan to run big tires and keep a low COG.
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