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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by oatsk5, Jan 17, 2005.

  1. oatsk5

    oatsk5 1/2 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Ok i finnally got my 68 home but i now have to move spring perches and was wondering the best way to go about doing it should i remove the originals or build around them an igonna eventually shortin the frame to make it a short bed but thats later i want it runnin first any in fo would help thanx guys:crazy:
     
  2. jekbrown

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    when we moved the ones on my ff14b we cut the old ones off, ground the axle tube down smooth and then welded on brand new perches in the correct location. Seemed to work ok...

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  3. 79Stomper

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    Did the same thing on mine. Works great so far. I had to do mine due to it is a van width but turned out good. Watch where you buy your perches from if you buy them. I got ripped on mine. Paid like 40 bucks for a pair and found them 2 days later for like 14 bucks.
     
  4. R72K5

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    be careful shortening frame it takes a special cut and weld to do it safely./reliably, hate to see another 68 wasted....

    be glad that you have a complete one that runs, youre a lucky sob,,


    :/

    good luck
     

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