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Old 06-23-2014, 08:38 PM
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F100 Crown Vic 460 Viking Build

This thread will replace the previous thread "1977 F100 Single Cab Project"

This is a COMPLETE rebuild of my Grandfather's 1977 Short Bed F100.


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Donor Cab


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The Hammer Battalion. This is about the time when we decided to do complete teardown. Davewild's thread was inspiration to perform a CV Swap. The 460 from the monster will go in the F100.


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Mock up.


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Shuffling parts.


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Grinding and drilling rivets.


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We decided to box the frame with a C section and not weld on the frame itself.


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Beefy crossmember.


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This allowed us to use the factory radius arm bushing. I never took a picture of the bracket that is bolted to the frame. I will soon.


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Metal parts ready for media blasting.


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Finished C section.


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Epoxy primer


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Herculiner


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All bare metal was epoxy primer and single stage urethane.


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Old 06-23-2014, 10:10 PM
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Nice, thanks for taking the time to take all the pictures as well.
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Old 06-24-2014, 01:08 AM
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You do some impressive work man. Thanks for sharing all those pics.
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Radius / Control Arm bracket. This allowed us to use the stock style bushings.


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Another angle before paint.
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You do some impressive work man. Thanks for sharing all those pics.
I have worked with 78_f800crewcab4x4 for everything on this build. HIS work is impressive.
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Old 06-24-2014, 12:16 PM
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Great build so far! Looking really good! If it was me, I'd be halfway tempted to drop in a modular V8.
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Really nice work fellas
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Factory F100 leaf springs


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Oxy Acetylene Torch for bushing removal


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After degreasing, marine clean, and metal prep and ready.


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Ready for POR 15
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Great pictures! And excellent job on the frame work.
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Tagging this thread.

Nice work!
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I love the work you've done so far and I really appreciate the good photos.
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Great work! Can't wait to see this to completion.
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Is that your very truck?
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No. Someone posted it a while back. Love the color of my truck and you don't see it too often.


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Found some 1978 Bronco Low Back seats. Will modify the brackets, reupholster, and use in the F100.
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