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Old 08-04-2006, 10:22 PM
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Extended cab or crew cab Lightning?

Iím the original owner of a 1993 F-150 Lightning. I love this truck and would hate to have to get rid of it, but with a new addition to the family (thereís now 4 of us) it may have to go. What I really need is an extended cab or 4-door crew cab truck. Before I make the decision to sell, Iíd like to research having this truck lengthened to accept a larger cab. I assume that a limo company may be able to do this, but since this truck is not a current production vehicle this may be difficult to find. Can anyone provide any advice or leads to find a conversion company to stretch my 1993 Lightning? I seem to recall seeing a stretched Lightning in an old (mid 90ís) Super Ford magazine, has anyone seen this done before?

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Old 08-04-2006, 10:42 PM
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A few 93-95 Lightnings were converted to extended cabs when they were new. I think the company was Full Effect and they were in California.
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Old 08-05-2006, 06:45 AM
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It would be cheaper and easier to buy an ext. or crew cab and do a GEN 1 conversion on one of those (paint, air dam, wheels, seats, etc...) I've seen one done in white and one in black and both conversions looked great!
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Old 08-05-2006, 07:36 AM
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I agree with Matt about looking for another vehicle. I think it would be sacrilegious to b@st@rdize your L.
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Old 08-05-2006, 04:13 PM
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Thanks ecarter, Full Effect was who I was thinking of. I actually bought my center jump seat from them when my daughter was born. Does anyone know how to contact them or if they are still in business?

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Old 08-05-2006, 10:49 PM
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Hey I have an 88 F150 extended cab as well as 2 daughters, one of which is getting a little cramped in the smaller bench seat in the back. I would REALLY hate to have to seperate with my truck but saftey for the girls comes 1st. I am looking for a crew cab truck now. Good luck with that my girls don't want to get rid of "our" truck either they expect to drive her when they turn 16!!
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Old 08-07-2006, 09:08 AM
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This post says Full Effect is out of business.
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id say keep the lightning, and get a bronco, there is lots of room in the back seat for kids, toys...whatever, and you could turn it into a lightning if you wanted
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I think...

For as much as it would cost to make the lightning an ext or crew i thing ud be better off selling it for a new saleen or roush ext cab truck
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