Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums - View Profile: dwil

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Members
Log In 

dwil is starting off with a positive reputation.

dwil dwil is offline

Senior User

Visitor Messages

Showing Visitor Messages 1 to 6 of 6
  1. dwil
    03-14-2014 01:29 AM - permalink
    geez. now I need some money and time and paint. thanks for the images!
  2. trozei
    03-12-2014 02:32 AM - permalink
    All the images you could ever want to admire my stance can be located here: 1969 Ford F100 - Imgur

    Note that with the rear wheel tucked in as such, to remove/install the rear wheel(s) the frame needs to be on jack stands to allow the axle to drop. Otherwise, the fender is in your way.

    Also note that you will inevitably have a bit of front wheel camber, but the low ride height and the front camber significantly aids cornering. I promise you that this thing corners like a car. I can't wait to see what it's like when I add sway bars.
  3. trozei
    03-12-2014 02:32 AM - permalink
    I forgot to mention that the rims have about a 4" backspacing. I haven't measured with the tires off but I think it's 3 7/8" front and 4 1/8" rear.

    The truck is lowered three inches in the front with drop beams and four inches in the rear with flip shackles, but you'll need to notch the rear frame. Not doing so leaves you with hardly more than 1" of travel between the axle and the frame bumpers. I would suggest you go to an auto wrecker and pull the front clip out of a Crown Victoria and graft that onto your truck. There are many posts about this for you to research. It is overall better. The CV clip can be purchased for $500. Drop beams can be purchased for $700. More for less. You do the math. Like I said, I suggest the CV clip.
  4. kermmydog
    03-11-2014 01:30 AM - permalink
    I see you have requested membership in the Arizona Chapter.
    To become a member you need to start posting on the Arizona Board at that time I will review your request. I see you have one post already.
    Thank You for your interest in joining we look forward to hearing from you.
    Arizona Chapter Leader Craig
  5. trozei
    03-10-2014 09:23 PM - permalink
    Rims are 15x8 and 15x10. Tires are 235/70/15 and 275/60/15. I'm currently working on photos.
  6. trozei
    03-10-2014 12:49 AM - permalink
    Thanks. They're just moon rims. Are you asking for sizes?

About Me

  • About dwil
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    Current Mileage
    75,000 - 99,999
    Miles per year
    Rather not say
  • Signature
    Dave :
    1969 F100 Long Bed 6 cyl (1987-1989)
    1972 F250 Long Bed 360v8 (2014)
    1967 F100 Short Bed 352v8 (2014-present)
    2012 VW CC 2.0T (2013-present daily driver)
    Build Blog


Total Posts
Visitor Messages
General Information
  • Last Activity: Yesterday 04:35 AM
  • Join Date: 02-24-2014
  • Referrals: 0


Showing Friends 1 to 1 of 1

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:42 PM.


Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup