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remove braces for subbox and airspace?

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Location: Illinois, United States
Posted: May 19, 2011 at 11:24 PM / IP Logged  

I was wondering if anyone has removed the floor bracing under the rear seats in  a Dodge ram quad cab (2002-08) to install a larger custom sub box but still utilize the rear seat in the factory position? I have been using a pre-fab box for a while now and am ready to build a custom box.

Thanks in advance! 

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Copper spacespace
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Posted: May 20, 2011 at 12:28 AM / IP Logged  
why not just fiberglass a box to use the maximum amount of space?
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Posted: August 12, 2013 at 4:11 PM / IP Logged  
1: Safety.
2: Handling.
C: Noise.
The bracing in a car's chassis is there for a reason. Safety being the biggest reason, but handling can be impaired with additional body flex if they're removed, road noise can be greater due to the reduced stiffness in the panels...
Generally speaking, probably a bad idea, overall. I would avoid removing any braces. Build AROUND them, and stuff the cabinet to regain (up to about 10%) the missing volume you desire.
It all reminds me of something that Molière once said to Guy de Maupassant at a café in Vienna: "That's nice. You should write it down."
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Posted: August 12, 2013 at 11:51 PM / IP Logged  
After two years I'm guessing he either figured it out or went another direction. Silly newbies bumping old threads.....    :D
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Posted: August 13, 2013 at 4:12 AM / IP Logged  
Tho the last newb showed me up (tortuousaugur in led rocker to toggle a fuse? - I didn't think of a 9V batt or other independent source did I?).

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