Originally Posted by jeeptjpaul
Why? If all you need are inexpensive brackets and a few common, readily available parts, why bother with all the junkyard pieces? Sounds like a lot more work, probably more money, and in the end, a less reliable setup due to having used junkyard stuff instead of new parts.
Considering the 99-newer fords are so new I doubt it would be unreliable. I also doubt it would be a waste of time and money. Different people have different ways of doing things. You have your way I have mine, they both work and both are equal but still different.