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Posted By tonyguns

Hey 48f1, looks like it's going to be a really...

Hey 48f1, looks like it's going to be a really fun build. I have a question or two for you, as I'm a few weeks away from doing a little metal work on my cab.

1. Where did you get the floor pan...
06-06-2019, 01:11 PM
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Posted By tonyguns

It looks great, I have so far to go till my first...

It looks great, I have so far to go till my first ride. Happy to see another one on the road!
06-06-2019, 07:38 AM
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Posted By tonyguns

They are 215/85/r16 but I can't tell if I went...

They are 215/85/r16 but I can't tell if I went too small until I get the body back on the frame.
06-05-2019, 08:30 AM
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Posted By tonyguns

I agree, it has that cool farm-engineered look,...

I agree, it has that cool farm-engineered look, with what looks like a really well done weld job. Sometimes you just can't get cooler than that if it does the job.
06-04-2019, 05:49 PM
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Posted By tonyguns

06/04/2019 Update

It feels like the progress has come to a crawl, but progress is progress. got the wheels back from the powder-coater and mounted, as well as getting the power steering box mounted. There's just a...
05-08-2019, 09:34 AM
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Posted By tonyguns

I did the same, or similar anyway. I went with...

I did the same, or similar anyway. I went with the 8 lug disc conversion for the front and a 70 dana 60 for the rear. I just think these trucks look better as stock looking as possible, but that's...
04-30-2019, 07:33 AM
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Posted By tonyguns

I'm really excited to see how well it runs and...

I'm really excited to see how well it runs and performs, and I'm happy that all these pics help. It's fun to document the process, even if it's something my girls can see when they're old enough to...
04-30-2019, 07:23 AM
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Posted By tonyguns

Great looking truck! Oddly enough, I purchased...

Great looking truck! Oddly enough, I purchased my tires on Amazon if you're looking for a deal. And I love the mess in the background, what's funny is I always worry about the mess in the...
04-29-2019, 01:12 PM
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Posted By tonyguns

I love that! it's a COE cab, really cool...

I love that! it's a COE cab, really cool concept, but maybe another color that doesn't sear my retinas....
04-29-2019, 01:10 PM
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Posted By tonyguns

That looks really clean, I love the concept. I...

That looks really clean, I love the concept. I notched mine, but I actually created my issue by moving the booster right into the path of the trans mount. :o
04-28-2019, 08:14 PM
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Posted By tonyguns

04/28/2019 Update

For the first time in more than 45 years, there is a motor sitting between the frame rails. That was arguably the most fabrication I've had to do to the truck. I purchased the full ford small block...
04-26-2019, 10:22 AM
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Posted By tonyguns

looks like a great project, one thing I'd suggest...

looks like a great project, one thing I'd suggest is a disc brake upgrade for the front, drum brakes are just really tricky to keep balanced from left to right for very long, and you really would...
04-23-2019, 09:50 PM
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Posted By tonyguns

Thanks Tom, I do enjoy sharing this stuff with...

Thanks Tom, I do enjoy sharing this stuff with the forum, and have appreciated all the help I've gotten so far from the community here. I always appreciate your input. You should see that old motor...
04-23-2019, 04:31 PM
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Posted By tonyguns

04/23/2019 Update

Well, a lot has transpired since I last updated this thread, but not much in the way of good news. The harvested motor was worn well beyond any decent repair, needing an over bore just to be able to...
04-23-2019, 07:00 AM
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Posted By tonyguns

I have done some research on those overload...

I have done some research on those overload spring packs, and from the looks of it, they could have been installed by the dealer. Look to see if they have stop/overload brackets bolted to the frame....
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