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ndfastang 06-22-2014 12:15 PM

Picked up a 55 C600.
 
I just picked up a 55 C600 with a Y block and manual in it. This truck has some kind of expandable frame that really put a hurt on my car trailer for weight.

My plans are to pick up a box van setup in an E350 or so setup and put the engine behind the cab as well and make it a sort of slant back sort of flat hauler with dovetail. If I can get another cab in my possession, I'd like to crew cab it but not sure if I have the time or energy for that.




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I also grabbed a set of 19.5" 10 lug wheels with a set of American Force adapters for the 1 ton and these will go under the truck. They are on my F350 for now just to feel them out.


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I can't wait to get started on it!

Dave

vintage56 07-10-2014 08:10 PM

Nice score!
That fender is all kinds of ugly. Got a replacement?
Score the cab and doors and tear into the crew stretch.
Hope to get started on mine this fall/winter and misery loves company!

ndfastang 07-11-2014 08:17 AM

Yup, it came with a replacement fender. I won't start on this truck for at least a year or so since I have to finish up my Fairlane and build my shop. I am on the lookout fore another body though so I can consider the crew setup. I have 3 kids. Everything we drive has 4 doors.

Good luck with yours!

vintage56 07-11-2014 08:44 AM

3 boys here as well.
I would say "race ya to completion" but I know (hope) I'd lose.
My oldest boy is 11 and has zero interest. The younger two (3&6) wear me out wanting to go to the shop. The whole world changes when you get the kiddos. Four doors immediately become really cool. Who knew?!

ndfastang 07-12-2014 12:46 AM

Nope. This one will sit a little while so I can finish other things. My kids are on and off about helping. At 5(girl), 8 and 9 (boys), they have my attention span of.....none at all.

We'll see. Good luck on yours. I have a car to finish first.


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