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Old 01-14-2007, 10:07 PM
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Unhappy Sad Thoughts

I should be happy: I have a line on a '76 short bed 4X4, reasonably clean, no engine, scrapyard price.

I have to part with the '74 short bed 4X4. My hobby for the past 16 years has been escaping the junkyards with this truck. I have also collected numerous parts to modify the '74: Two speed transfer case, power steering, stepside bed.

I took my wife on our first official "date" in this beater. The first time I saw the twins I was driving it past their house. I fought to buy it, keep it, and repair it. My Blue Heeler took his last ride in it, as did her Chow mix; those dogs loved to wheel.

Now I have to look at the rust in the cab mounts, floor pans, and cowl. The logical thing is to buy the better roller and junk this one. Still don't like doing it. If anyone is interested in a pre-cat, pre-unleaded short bed truck with a clear title and a lot of problems let me know: Hypoids.haus at yahoo dot com

I just hate to see my old friend go.
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Old 01-16-2007, 12:28 AM
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Its always hard to get rid of them....I need another vehicle like i need a hole in the head, im broke as can be, but i still just have to know what youre lookin to get for the truck??
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Old 01-17-2007, 02:03 AM
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I dunno...maybe a couple hundred. Depends on how many extra parts fall in the back, how many i need to keep. The closest thing I have to a running engine is the 360 in the old truck. The new truck has a 460 transplanted in; VIN says 360 from the factory. I don't even know what I need to take other than the bell housing.

So many variables, so little time...
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Old 01-19-2007, 09:24 AM
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Getting rid of a truck is always a sad time, especially when you've got so many great memories with it.
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Old 01-21-2007, 10:45 PM
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Hey man,
I just did the samething My 79 F250 up in Mich has alot of memories first truck I've ever drove my dad owned it and then me...lots of fun, but the poor thing has seen to many salty roads and well now I got a 78 F250 in alot better shape. So I know what you mean
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Old 01-22-2007, 12:54 AM
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Thanks Jim!

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Old 01-22-2007, 07:29 PM
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yep four 8years now
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Old 01-24-2007, 03:34 PM
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Hypoid, If it makes you keep it, I have a decent cab/fenders/doors/ from a 78' here in colorado, and you can have it to keep your old friend on the road!
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Old 01-25-2007, 01:36 AM
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That is enticing...I'm sorta speechless at the moment...thanks!

Hmmm, an engine swap sounds easier at this point. The Mrs does not share my sentiment for the truck. She conceeded to the replacement, kicked a fuss at the thought of two broken down trucks in the drive. More parts stacked up would probably push her over the edge. 8~O

BTW, nice toys in your sig!
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Old 01-26-2007, 12:37 AM
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AWWW DOGGONNNIT! I've been thinking about this all day now. Would it be possible for me to look it over, size up what's involved With a cab swap?

Any scenario I consider, I'm fixing an engine. That's about the only constant.
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PM/email sent!
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'68 bronco, uncut w/ 3.5" lift and 33s megasquirt EFI sold
'73 F-250, '78 4x4 frame w/ 400, NP435, NP205
'66 F-100, SWB 2wd, w/2001 exp 5.0, and M5OD trans, 2003 crown vic suspension swap
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Old 01-27-2007, 12:09 AM
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Hmmm, nothing here; and I sent an email to you last night through FTE. I have wondered about the FTE system for some time, oh well.

hypoids.haus at yahoo.com

I have to work Saturday morn, should be done by 11:00 AM.

Thanks, Mike
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Old 01-29-2007, 06:09 PM
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I will never get rid of my 83 f150.
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Old 01-31-2007, 11:28 PM
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Hey Hypoid, what's new?
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Old 02-01-2007, 02:03 AM
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Hey Billy, been wondering what happened to you? Coming up for the swap meet?
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