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Old October 26th, 2011, 09:26 PM   #1
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Plans are, fix all the stupid shit that is wrong with it, take the body lift off, and add a 4" suspension lift and hopefully put some of the 37" H1 tires on it. Body is pretty nice, but hoping to fix the dents, dings, and rust, and do a low budget tintable truck bed coating. Hoping to build front and rear bumpers, unless I find some nice stock ones for cheap. It already had a 360 that is mildly built and has 4.10 gears. It also has a short throw 4 speed
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Old October 27th, 2011, 12:13 AM   #2
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Is that the one codyjames had for sale? I was gonna buy it and I think you beat me to it. Good luck with it. Those old highboys are great.
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Old October 27th, 2011, 05:55 AM   #3
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Good looking truck.
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Old October 27th, 2011, 07:41 PM   #4
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Is that the one codyjames had for sale? I was gonna buy it and I think you beat me to it. Good luck with it. Those old highboys are great.
Yup bought it from him
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Good looking truck.
Thanks, I hope to buy something similar to it in 2wd soon, hope to do something similar to your cept in a ford.
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Old October 29th, 2011, 06:11 PM   #5
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let the games begin lady january 30th is the time limit. If i dont beat you by votes ill beat you thru the woods lol Don't forget 3000 is the limit sucker
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Old October 29th, 2011, 09:34 PM   #6
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Mine is a ford, yours is a Suzuki, I already won haha
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Old October 30th, 2011, 07:04 PM   #7
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Well I started working on it today, and realized There is quite a bit of stuff that needs to be done(Brake lines to the rear is all hard lines, no rubber between frame and axle, front rubber line isn't held on by anything, turn signals don't work, reverse lights don't work, need king pins on the passenger side) and thats just what I seen today. But it got new wheel bearings in the front, and reattached the brake shoes(bearing blew apart and ruined a bunch in there)

New wheels, with some 265/75/16 tires that are good enough to get me on the road until I can afford Some 315/75/16s from Treadwright
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Old November 6th, 2011, 01:48 AM   #8
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If you need old highBoy parts lmk my old 69 plus a few others are sitting in my friends lawn. Plus my friend ryan in Chi-town has one on rocks with a 428. He's had it for 18yrs. lottsa old parts.

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Old November 7th, 2011, 01:44 AM   #9
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If you need old highBoy parts lmk my old 69 plus a few others are sitting in my friends lawn. Plus my friend ryan in Chi-town has one on rocks with a 428. He's had it for 18yrs. lottsa old parts.
69 on Rocks ... drool
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Old January 29th, 2012, 09:06 PM   #10
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Just bought front and rear bumpers, a 68 grill and some interior panels. Looking like it might need head gaskets too.
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Old January 31st, 2012, 08:33 PM   #11
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Man I love those trucks... I had a 76 highboy with a 360 and regret getting rid of it to this day!

Nice project!
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 07:39 PM   #12
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New brakes put on, rewiring the alternator and wire to the tail lights I cut after a few beers tomorrow. I dont think it needs head gaskets, so thats a good thing. Might actually drive it soon.
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Old March 12th, 2012, 09:31 PM   #14
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Drove it to work, brakes sucked, took it in to get brakes bled and adjusted, stops good now. Put about 30 miles on it today, upper Rad has blew off, I slid it back on and tightened the clamp, added some antifreeze and it was good to go. I think I'll add a mechanical temp gauge. It runs and stops decent, steering need a work. Also need to take the body lift off.


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Old March 12th, 2012, 09:40 PM   #15
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ill take the axles out of it... what gears are they? when can i come get them?

looks like a solid project!
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Old March 28th, 2012, 10:33 PM   #16
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Put a new joint in the steering shaft, got headlight Bezels for my '68 grill coming. Now I need to find a factory repair manual so I can adjust the 3/8" each way play in the gear box, but i'm assuming ill need to take it in to get rebuilt.
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One of the best looking trucks Ford had made I had a 71 and it was a cool truck.
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Old April 1st, 2012, 05:41 AM   #18
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Love the 67-72 Fords!!
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Old July 25th, 2012, 07:45 PM   #19
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Holy shit thats my old truck, i miss that thing. Should have never gotten rid of it. Glad your making her look good
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