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Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 2:08 am 
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Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:33 am 
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Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:02 pm 
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Someone experienced with timber could do wonders with this one :wink: :wink:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/FORD-F100-19 ... 25679b4b3d

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:30 pm 
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F-trucks rock! I got a Black 70' F100 351 Clevo that I picked up recently.
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They do rust out like any other old ford, main places are roof, firewall, floors, bottom of cab corners, inner guards and rad support. Alot of the have craploads of bog in them as they are work trucks but if you can find a nice original one or one that's been done up properly you'll never look back.
You can import pretty much any and every part from LMC Truck or Dennis Carpenter.

Heres a nice 73-79:
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Modifed-Ford ... 2a14288cb2

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Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:57 pm 
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Ash wrote:
:lol: Good to see Mick that you can see where my thought process has been going! :mrgreen:

We have very similar tastes when it comes to classic blue oval machinery :wink:

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:57 pm 
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I think the problem is step sides wouldn't sell very well.
You can wear it on Dually's because of the extra wide body but standard bodies kind of look kicked up the a*** I reckon and certainly look unmatched style wise with the cab of 60's-up effies.
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Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 11:17 pm 
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Nice few here, me and a mate have a couple.
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This is our current project, 72 f250 351 with the good old 4 spd crashbox and danna 70 diff, f**k nice to drive. Plenty of ventilaion out of what's left of the bonnet.
Also has a 78 model f100, gal cab and hopefully shortly will have a carcass to raid.

Ok one thing to know is keep your eye out for any with a gal cab, some of them were partially galvanized cab and tub.
I'm under the impression they were canadian built cab's

but f**k 3 fullsize blokes and a carton in the footwell with plenty of room to spare. dirty old v8 upfront.

and to think your doing your part for the enviroment, or is that against. :lol:

f**k they certainly suck the juice.

 

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Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:22 pm 
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Ash wrote:
Very cool Alex!! It sure is showing that there are plenty of F-truck fans out there. Was this your first? Were there any ugly surprises after you picked it up?

I saw that one on ebay. It just ended without any bids and the guy has relisted straight up for the same price. I thought the stepside would have been popular and it would have sold.

I'm not real keen on the tray anyway, it would only get sold off. As Mick guessed :D


Thanks mate,
Haha nah I've had four before I bought this one, now it's just the 70' and a 72 I got as a project(Jag IFS, 4link etc.)

The only thing that is pissing me off with it is, I'm currently redoing the interior (por-15 floors, dynamat, new stereo & carpet) everything just snowballs. I was planning only to replace the carpet and put a small sterio in it. Now I've had to remove carpet and strip the floor, remove fuel tank from behind the seat and build a sub box, cut hole for head unit, cut holes for speakers, por-15 floor, install a new seat and I still havn't replaced the carpet yet lol.

But in the end it'll be worth it.... I hope :P

 

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