looking for 53 to 56 crew cab builders & owners - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums

Notices
1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Discuss the Fat Fendered and Classic Ford Trucks

looking for 53 to 56 crew cab builders & owners

 
  #1  
Old 09-23-2009, 09:22 PM
joe doyle
joe doyle is offline
Junior User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 92
joe doyle is starting off with a positive reputation.
looking for 53 to 56 crew cab builders & owners

Looking for information on building a 1955 f-100 into a crew cab. I have not seen one in person only a few pictures from truck shows.I hope to make it to the supper nationals next year to see one up close.If anyone haves a completed truck or one in the building stage i would like to get information on what I'm getting into thanks.
 
  #2  
Old 09-23-2009, 09:37 PM
59flatbedford
59flatbedford is offline
Posting Guru
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,325
59flatbedford is starting off with a positive reputation.
lots and lots and lots of body work but a cool truck in the end
 
  #3  
Old 09-23-2009, 09:39 PM
havi's Avatar
havi
havi is offline
I'll have the Roast Duck
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Northshore, MN
Posts: 9,474
havi is a name known to allhavi is a name known to allhavi is a name known to allhavi is a name known to allhavi is a name known to allhavi is a name known to all
irondragon has one in the works, though his is an older bonus built.
 
  #4  
Old 09-23-2009, 10:03 PM
Stephen67's Avatar
Stephen67
Stephen67 is offline
Postmaster
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: PNW
Posts: 2,637
Stephen67 has a great reputation on FTE.Stephen67 has a great reputation on FTE.Stephen67 has a great reputation on FTE.Stephen67 has a great reputation on FTE.
I've been looking into this as well, though I think I'm going to take my truck a different route.

From my understanding you need two cabs. You can do an extended cab with one and some extra doors, but not a crew cab I don't think, least if you want a center pillar and to do it the easier way. The harder being no center pillar. The roof will need some special attention to do correct as well, you wouldn't want it to dip down in the middle or anything. There are a couple of people on here who have done it, I have some pictures of finished ones I'll try to get posted here if you're interested...
 
  #5  
Old 09-24-2009, 12:23 AM
Randy Jack's Avatar
Randy Jack
Randy Jack is offline
Postmaster
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Riverside, So Cal
Posts: 4,190
Randy Jack has a good reputation on FTE.Randy Jack has a good reputation on FTE.
Keith_56_Cruz_Cab is the guy you want to talk to. This is his truck under construction. He is a lot farther along now and has it on the road.



His gallery: https://www.ford-trucks.com/user_gal...?userid=193842
 
  #6  
Old 09-24-2009, 12:44 AM
keith56_cruz_cab's Avatar
keith56_cruz_cab
keith56_cruz_cab is offline
Elder User
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Rancho Cucamonga ca.
Posts: 601
keith56_cruz_cab has a good reputation on FTE.keith56_cruz_cab has a good reputation on FTE.keith56_cruz_cab has a good reputation on FTE.
thanks randy
yes it's alottttttttt of work
 
  #7  
Old 09-27-2009, 07:09 PM
joe doyle
joe doyle is offline
Junior User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 92
joe doyle is starting off with a positive reputation.
Door skins

Randy I'm just getting started in the truck mods it was interesting that you glued your door skins instead of welding is the gluing just as good.thanks Joe Doyle
 
  #8  
Old 09-27-2009, 08:08 PM
48fordcoe's Avatar
48fordcoe
48fordcoe is offline
Elder User
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 950
48fordcoe has a good reputation on FTE.48fordcoe has a good reputation on FTE.
heres a 3 door

 
  #9  
Old 09-27-2009, 08:45 PM
59flatbedford
59flatbedford is offline
Posting Guru
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,325
59flatbedford is starting off with a positive reputation.
wow i really like that grey on black
 
  #10  
Old 09-27-2009, 09:29 PM
joe doyle
joe doyle is offline
Junior User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 92
joe doyle is starting off with a positive reputation.
48 fordcoe nice crew

There are a lot of talented metal workers in the cub your crew cab coe is net i really like Howe you pieced the truck together it looks like you now what your doing. Was the roof the hardest part?I'm looking to do a 55 f-750 crew cab.I'm not shore Howe to layout for the rear doors if i should square off a pair of 56 doors or cut two 55 doors in halve and make one square door?I need to do a lot of research I'm a pritey good MiG welder but i haven't dun much metal work.thanks Joe Doyle
 
  #11  
Old 09-29-2009, 01:36 PM
vintage56's Avatar
vintage56
vintage56 is offline
Elder User
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Mustang ,OK
Posts: 801
vintage56 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
I'm planning to mate the rear 1/2 of two doors for each rear crew door.
JML
 
  #12  
Old 08-04-2010, 11:15 AM
56 crew cab
56 crew cab is offline
New User
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 1
56 crew cab is starting off with a positive reputation.
51956 ford crew cab

Originally Posted by joe doyle View Post
Looking for information on building a 1955 f-100 into a crew cab. I have not seen one in person only a few pictures from truck shows.I hope to make it to the supper nationals next year to see one up close.If anyone haves a completed truck or one in the building stage i would like to get information on what I'm getting into thanks.
I`M will be done with mine in nov, for sema .
 
  #13  
Old 08-04-2010, 04:22 PM
vintage56's Avatar
vintage56
vintage56 is offline
Elder User
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Mustang ,OK
Posts: 801
vintage56 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
so ya got any build pics, 56cc?
JML
 
  #14  
Old 08-04-2010, 04:24 PM
vintage56's Avatar
vintage56
vintage56 is offline
Elder User
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Mustang ,OK
Posts: 801
vintage56 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
I fetched a couple more cabs and a couple doors for my crew build. still in the hunt for the right coe to stretch.
JML
 
  #15  
Old 08-05-2010, 12:58 AM
keith56_cruz_cab's Avatar
keith56_cruz_cab
keith56_cruz_cab is offline
Elder User
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Rancho Cucamonga ca.
Posts: 601
keith56_cruz_cab has a good reputation on FTE.keith56_cruz_cab has a good reputation on FTE.keith56_cruz_cab has a good reputation on FTE.
here is a more up to date photo
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: looking for 53 to 56 crew cab builders & owners


Contact Us About Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.