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Old 02-08-2011, 10:04 PM
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Hey just checking in. Newly acquired 1972 F250 HiBoy.
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Old 02-08-2011, 10:14 PM
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Howdy...welcome to FTE, and the SoCal chapter.

What kind of shape is it in? Got plans for it?
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Old 02-08-2011, 11:28 PM
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:22 AM
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Just the one pic so far ...
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I'll get more up soon. It's in good shape for a 40 year old truck, Sheetmetal is in outstanding condition. Mechanically it runs but needs some TLC but doesn't everybody over the age of 40! Lots of things to do just can't decide where to start! Anybody got a big FE block laying around? =)
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Cool! A 4WD. Great ranch truck.
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yes, TLC is good, but some days it feels more like an overhaul is needed. Nice truck. Looks like a fun project. What are your plans for it?
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Mostly fixin' the little stuff for now, doing something with the paint, some modification to the flatbed and such but ... PS, Disk Brakes, Relocated Fuel Tank, new Bench Seat and a Motor Build are in store.
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Old 02-09-2011, 12:17 PM
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Mostly fixin' the little stuff for now, doing something with the paint, some modification to the flatbed and such but ... PS, Disk Brakes, Relocated Fuel Tank, new Bench Seat and a Motor Build are in store.
Sounds like good projects, and will keep you busy for awhile. Keep us posted as you move forward. Best wishes.
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By the way, RL....welcome to the SoCal chapter. Where about's in the high desert are you hangin' your hat?
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Ridgecrest/China Lake is home these days. I don't live in Hell, but I can see it from my back porch!
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Great place to put a 4wd to use.
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