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Old 01-17-2011, 10:15 PM
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need help with cab swop

Hi everyone. Iam trying. To swop a standard cab out for a fourdoor the trucks are mid70s I was. Thinking. Of useing hightlift jacks? Any suggestens would. Be helpful. Thanks
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I rented a Gradall. $150 for four hours, some of the best money I spent on the project. Lifted, and dropped it on 2x8s on it's new frame, then used ratchet straps to work it into position, and jacks to support it while I set it up on the new mounts.
I don't think a standard cab pickup frame will easily accept a crew cab cab, I dropped my cab onto a flat E350 motorhome frame so had it a bit easy. I did have to fab up all the mounts though.
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