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FC150...No End In Sight Project

Discussion in 'Builds and Fabricators Forum' started by jeepstar, Dec 11, 2018.

  1. Jan 8, 2019
    jeepstar

    jeepstar Active Member

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    Bought a new radiator today. Clocks ticking till 7, when the guy with the fc cab wants me to call and we can begin honest negotiations
     
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  2. Jan 10, 2019
    txtoller

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    Good luck, don't get too stuck on a number.
     
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  3. Jan 11, 2019
    txtoller

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    Wellllllllll, we are waiting? How did your conversation go?:watch:
     
  4. Jan 11, 2019
    jeepstar

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    i dont want to jinx it, but im going next thursday to pick it up. leaving thursday night, load it up friday morning, and then begin the 15 hour treck home. turn and burn operation....

    he also has 4 additional FCs and one is running drive-able shape. i may buy an entire other FC and pick it up in spring. im bringing a suitcase full of cash, as money talks...and since this is my first FC project, and there are no more left in captivity, im going to buy everything i may need if its all together and in one spot.
     
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  5. Jan 11, 2019
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  6. Jan 12, 2019
    Nebr1957CJ5

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    So this thread has inspired me to look into a new project of my own and I may have spoken to the guy you are getting that can from about one of his other FCs. If you don't haul them all home I might be making a trip myself
     
  7. Jan 16, 2019
    jeepermc

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    There are tunnel differences as stated between 150's and 170's, but there are also differences between narrow track cabs and wide track cabs within the FC-150 model. I don't thing there is anything that is going to wholly prevent you from swapping them around however.
     
  8. Jan 16, 2019
    montanacj

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    This project looks like fun. A guy I know locally redid one, but frankly was in great shape and could have been left as is. Here it is in all its glory. Good luck with project

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  9. Jan 17, 2019 at 2:19 PM
    ITLKSEZ

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    I'll just still leave this here. There's a guy on pirate who's just starting his build. He's dropping the body on an F350 frame and drivetrain. Could be interesting.

    ECJ5
     
  10. Jan 17, 2019 at 2:30 PM
    jeepstar

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    i like it.
     
  11. Jan 18, 2019 at 11:47 AM
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  13. Jan 18, 2019 at 7:09 PM
    jeepstar

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    All right. I didnt go to Kansas. It didn't exactly fall through, but I wasn't getting enough confirmation from that guy to make me want to chance a 30 hour drive.
    Instead I went to Chicago and picked up a complete (less bed) 59 narrow track, low hood fc150. This cab is in above good shape. Going to put it on the wide track frame.
    Guy was asking 1000. I took it home for 600. Selling the lame wheels and slicks asafp.
     
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  14. Jan 19, 2019 at 7:23 AM
    Twin2

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    did it come with a 300 dollar windshield
     
  15. Jan 19, 2019 at 10:13 AM
    jeepstar

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    All of the glass is there and intact.
     
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2019 at 11:14 AM
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  16. Jan 21, 2019 at 10:22 PM
    Keys5a

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    The narrow tracks are a bit different beast, but you will likely have enough parts to cobble something together. I'm plotting to put my '57 narrow track body on a Scout ll chassis/axles.
    -Donny
     
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