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Old 11-23-2014, 11:30 PM
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I was looking at your rear window pics and noticed that you might spray in a bedliner. Looking back I wished Id have had them include the top edge of the tailgate. Would have made for less scratches if you try to carry something longer than 8 feet.
My preference is a stainless steel tailgate cap. It'll take a lot of abuse and still look good. I have one on my Dodge, with a camper shell. The rubber seal at the bottom of the hatch rubs on the stainless steel rather than the painted tailgate surface.
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I don't have any shiny trim on my truck although in this case... a great idea
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Old 11-25-2014, 06:08 AM
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Hey guys, not too much to update. I've been busy at the shop and with hunting season. The crew does get fired up a lot and moved in and out of the shop so i can work on different jobs without having to worry about hurting the crew. I actually had to use it to pull my buddy out of the ditch the other day. We got blasted by that same storm that hit buffalo last week, only not quite as bad. We had almost 2' of snow overnight. I had my buddy come by to plow out the shop driveway and he ended up getting his super duty stuck in the ditch across the road...so crew cab to the rescue...took a couple good tugs but i got him out.

About the spray in liner, I am planning to have it come over the tailgate that little bit for that exact reason Grinner. I also was planning on having it come up over the box sides a bit too, although i'm a little hesitant on how far i want it to come over the sides because since i welded in the stake pockets, the bed rails look really smooth and clean and i'm not sure i want to lose that look with the liner...decisions decisions..

On a not so good note, i seem to have developed a fuel leak from my injector pump
When i move the truck in or out of the shop i like to let it run for a while so im not just cold starting and stopping the engine. One day i was letting it warm up and i noticed a drip...I haven't had time to investigate yet, but i have the feeling that i won't get lucky with it just being a loose injector line or something simple...
Just one more hurdle to overcome i guess!
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Just found this and read through everything. Took some notes and saved some pics

What I didn't see was your accelerator pedal setup. Do you have some pics of how you set it up in the cab?

I'm gathering the last few parts for my build now and will begin some actual work in two weeks.

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Hey I have a 1976 f250 4x4 with a 1979 body on it lifted about four inches (I think, its hard to tell), I was planning on doing a cummins conversion. Planning on buying a 1990 Dodge w250 and putting motor, tranny, transfer case from this truck in just wondering if you guys knew if it would fit in nicely with body and frame. Also what front and rear axels would you recommend for the build. Read through your entire thread and truck looks great, don't mean to steal your thread just didn't know where to turn to. Thanks!
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Hey I have a 1976 f250 4x4 with a 1979 body on it lifted about four inches (I think, its hard to tell), I was planning on doing a cummins conversion. Planning on buying a 1990 Dodge w250 and putting motor, tranny, transfer case from this truck in just wondering if you guys knew if it would fit in nicely with body and frame. Also what front and rear axels would you recommend for the build. Read through your entire thread and truck looks great, don't mean to steal your thread just didn't know where to turn to. Thanks!
Click on my thread below. Most of your questions will be answered.
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Hey I have a 1976 f250 4x4 with a 1979 body on it lifted about four inches (I think, its hard to tell), I was planning on doing a cummins conversion. Planning on buying a 1990 Dodge w250 and putting motor, tranny, transfer case from this truck in just wondering if you guys knew if it would fit in nicely with body and frame. Also what front and rear axels would you recommend for the build. Read through your entire thread and truck looks great, don't mean to steal your thread just didn't know where to turn to. Thanks!
After CO's, look through these threads:
Swaps with Automatics:
1978 fummins help - Diesel Bombers
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/10...mins-swap.html
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/86...onversion.html
1978 Ford Crew Cummins Conversion - Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum
FORDification.net Forums ? View topic - 1979 F250 4WD rebuild / Cummins conversion
Good thread with crossmember pics:
1978 Ford Cummins Crew Cab - Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum
Motor starts on page 14, one build two different forums
1978 Ford Crew Cummins Conversion - Page 4 - Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/11...onversion.html
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/10...mins-swap.html
Another thread:
79 Ford F250 crewcab 12valve swap - Page 2 - Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum
Thread:
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/10...-pictures.html
'79 F-250 conversion questions - Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum

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Just found this and read through everything. Took some notes and saved some pics

What I didn't see was your accelerator pedal setup. Do you have some pics of how you set it up in the cab?

I'm gathering the last few parts for my build now and will begin some actual work in two weeks.

Ryan
For my accelerator pedal i used the original ford one with an extension i made myself that extends inside the cab. I cut the part of the original pedal that's on the engine compartment side of the firewall, i then machined a "cable end block" assembly similar to...lets say whats on a motorcycle brake lever...its kind of hard to explain. i used a piece of hex shaft around 3/4" long, drilled a 3/8" hole through it, and cut some slots on it. I then took a piece of 3/8" round stock, drilled and tapped one end for a set screw, and drilled a hole for the throttle cable to slip through. The block with the hole and slots is attached to the pedal with another piece of 3/8 round stock, and the cable end is set screwed onto the throttle cable. And the two are slipped together... That probably doesn't make sense... I'll take some pics tomorrow...Maybe that will help.
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