Check the floors, drip rails around the roof, radiator support around where it mounts to the frame and the cab mounts. Most parts are around, check out the suppliers on the site here and others like LMC, Dennis Charpenter and NPD.
1966 F-100 4x4 with 390 GT engine
1990 Areostar 2wd XLT ext
1980 Bronco with 460
1976 F250 4X4 Custom with 429
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The most important piece is to check the torque box. If this is gone it is a PITA to repair.
It provides the main structural stregenth to the cab box substructure.
If this is gone on a uni i pass on it.
98 528I BMW
64 F100 "Christine II" 390 NP435 6" lifted 2 wheel drive
63 F100 Uni Custom under construction 4" off the pavement and built to drive.
69 M250 Crew Hiboy 472 C6 Ranger, getting a full rebuild.
Hey Garbz for us unibody neofites what is the torque box. Is that part of the cab and box and do you mean gone as in rusted out or where the heck did it go. Always interested in learning something new about these trucks.
1965 F100 4x4 for fun. Name Gentelman Jim
1963 F250 4x4 for restore. Name Beast
1998 F150 4x4 for daily use. Name Birthday Boy
2001 Ford 4x4 Explorer Sport Trac (nice but sucks on MPG its underpowered)
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