Originally Posted by DOUBLEDICK
58 Apache why do you want to change over to a different chassis?
I want to be able to tow with my 58 and that will REQUIRE the best brakes I can get in order to do it as safe as reasonably possible. That means converting to disc brakes.
I also want a smaller steering wheel and a tilt column. That requires power steering.
If I put the body on a newer chassis, that will solve both of those issues at once, easily (I hope?) cheaply, and with easier to get parts.
The only issue is if the frame will be too wide for the body. I need to research that yet. I have heard of some guys welding on just the front section of the frame.