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Old 09-07-2003, 03:32 AM
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hey guys,
im to the site and new to the classic truck scene. i just bought a 79 f-150. the exterior and the motor are in excellent condition but the seat and dash arent up to par. if you could give me some links to some sites to help me with this interior problem i would be grateful. thanks.
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Jeff's Bronco Graveyard, JC Whitney to name a few. They all have tons of interior replacement and upgrade parts, they all have websites check em out! Welcome to FTE!
 
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Try the online store here, there is a clearance on some items at the moment, see the sticky at the top of the forum.
 
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Old 09-07-2003, 01:17 PM
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thanks guys. i went to jc whitney, thats a great site. i will keep u guys updated on the progress on the interior restoration.
 
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...Pick up a copy of "Classic Trucks" magazine...Lots of info/advertisers, tech articles...Stuff to get the brain churning
 
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thanks again for all the help. i am going to need more help though i have another question. i don't want to make a huge "monster" truck i want to make a "street truck" out of it kinda something like this, http://www.truckworld.com/Street-Sce...-67chevy.html, except with my ford instead of a "****ty" oh i mean chevy. any help is appreciated. if you can tell me about magazines or websites to assist me in the purchasing of aftermarket products to spice my ford up. thanks again and sorry for asking so many dumb questions.
 
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Might want to try searching through past posts, these things have been discussed lots in the past. Like seat swaps, a seat from a newer (up to '96) ford will bolt into your pickup... Also look through the user galleries at other people's pickups, there's a lot of good ideas in there...

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I found a 79 in just the shape you described. If I my be so bold, what did yo pay for your truck. I one I am looking at has got me thinking. Thanks
 
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Just curious are you lookin at a 2wd or 4wd?
 
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i dont mind at all. i bought off a friend of my dad for $1000. the eexterior is in excellent shape engine runs beautifully, and the interior is ok except for the dash and the seats. thanks for all you guys' help.
 

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