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jprowse00 08-29-2002 01:56 PM

40 /47 ford pickup interchange
 
i have an opportunity to buy a 47 ford pick-up ,project vehicle ,for not much money , but i really don't like the nose appaearance.. does anybody know for sure whats involved in putting a 40 nose on ?? ..cabs look similar , but some input from somebody who knows for sure ,would sure be a big help in making a decision .. thank you for the help ..jim prowse , ontario canada ..

philPKP 08-29-2002 02:08 PM

JP00. I"ve just put a 43 cab on a 79 chassis. the 43 cab is wedge shaped from the back to front.
Ihad a 50 chevy 3100 a while back, which i swapped a bench seat for buckets,now the bench won"t go into a 43
The 43 is app 50" wide ,Wereas the 79 is app60"
hope i"M not boring you with **
PKP :rolleyes:

philPKP 08-29-2002 02:11 PM

SORRY JPoo 47 is app 60" <img src="graemlins/nono.gif" border="0" alt="[nono]" /> ;)

charlesjonas 08-30-2002 03:32 AM

A 40 truck front end WILL bolt on with no problem. I have helped with two. good luck cj


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