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Old 12-03-2012, 09:03 AM
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1961 ford f100 replacing bed and cab mounts

Hello, Just purchased '61 F100 and like many of these it has rotted cab mounts. I am wondering if there is anyway to replace these without removing the entire cab from the frame. I have new weld in pieces for the cab mount and the pieces that go in under the lower door hinge. Any help will be appreciated.
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You can repair the truck with the body on. It is more difficult but can be done. You need to pre plan and add some bracing to keep things in alignment.

I am assuming you have a uni as it is in the uni forum?

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Please post updates and pictures as work progresses. Everyone here likes pictures, but I have a special interest in that I will have to replace my uni cab mounts this spring - after it warms up again. I have no room in my garage this winter. Thanks....
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You can repair the truck with the body on. It is more difficult but can be done. You need to pre plan and add some bracing to keep things in alignment.

I am assuming you have a uni as it is in the uni forum?

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Yes it is a unibody frame. Any hints on the procedures? Thanks
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I want to revive this thread! I know many of us unibody owners need to do the same thing, I know I need to replace the mounts in my '63. Has anybody here done it with the cab on? Maybe we can start a Technical Stickies section with the most commonly asked questions, kinda like they do in my Ironhead sportster forum...
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