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Old 02-12-2012, 04:11 PM
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Not your momma's crewcab build

Got this beauty off craigslist this week. She's the newest addition to the project list, but gonna work on her slowly but surely. Have 2 projects to finish up until she gets the focus, but its a 76 360 4sp. 2wd. at some point it'll go through a 4wd conversion and im leaning toward 460 fuel injected; we'll see though. My dad and I have been looking for an affordable crew in decent shape, and this one popped up finally. The only semi major rust is on the top, and its around the edges, above the windshield, etc. Nothing major though. The cab is actually solid. The awesome bed is getting removed today. Who in the world would want a chevy stepside bed on a ford crew anyway?!

Well, here are a few pictures for your enjoyment. Join me for this ride, that will probably go pretty slow at points, but I hope will end up pretty dang sweet!







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Old 02-12-2012, 04:41 PM
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I'm likin' the looks of that chevy box.

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Old 02-12-2012, 04:51 PM
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yeah that thing looks pretty good, any other pics of it outside?
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Old 02-12-2012, 05:08 PM
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nice score minus the bed though. oh well nothing a 1/4 stick couldn't take care of.
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Old 02-12-2012, 05:41 PM
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The bed should be used what it was originally designed for - a manure spreader.
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Old 02-12-2012, 06:31 PM
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I think I saw this on Craigslist a few weeks/months back. Did it come from north TN?
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Old 02-12-2012, 06:58 PM
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It was in Kodak/Sevierville. The ad I saw was from Wednesday, but it may have been on there before.
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Old 02-12-2012, 07:07 PM
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I thought I recognized it. It Oughta be a fun truck, good luck with it.
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Nice ****** get rid of that bed and she well be sweet
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Old 02-13-2012, 07:11 AM
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Got a new bed yesterday. Prob get it on this weekend. I've got a few more pictures to post, I'll do that after work today!
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Is that a shortbed? If it is how did you find a replacement that fast?
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Old 02-13-2012, 10:19 AM
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Went to Pull-A-Part in knoxville. They had a decent one that was only rusted above the wheels. Bought it for 200 bucks. It's straight except for there, and the patch panels aren't too expensive.
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Old 02-13-2012, 09:38 PM
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A few pictures of the rust...







annnnnndddd my dad finally got that uggggllyyyy bed off this thing.

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Stepping in the right direction. Are you going to use a step side or fleetside bed on it? ...or whatever you can find?
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Old 02-13-2012, 09:50 PM
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It's gonna be a fleet side. Already found one, just has rust above the wheel wells. Prob put it on this weekend. Gonna get it in running condition before its torn apart. I think. That's the plan right now but you know that can always change!!
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