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  1. What frame to use for a 1938 5 window Dodge

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I need some help to try to replace the old frame on a 1938 Dodge 5 window coupe...I really don't want to reuse it or beef / box in the old frame. Plus I would have to replace the rusted out parts too. I can use a longer frame if I have to and just remake the top of the hood over, not going to...
  2. Old 318LA or new 318 Mopar Motor on a 2005 frame

    General Rodding Tech
    I want to use a 2005 Dodge 1/2 ton frame I found. To update to the newer type of frame, brakes and front end.. But the motor and trans I have is a older style 1977 318 LA and matching Auto trans ( everything is rebuilt). Will I have a problem trying to mount the older motor in the frame? I see...
  3. The right frame for a 63 c10

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I have a 1963 c10 that I have been working on off and on and I have been debating weather to stick with the stock frame and swap out the the rear end wit a 12 bolt and go about getting a better suspension like every one else dose or swap the body on to a newer frame and go about it like that to...
  4. 1956 Chevy Pickup frame swap advice

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    So I have this 1956 Chevy 3100 swb that currently has what appears to be a 1975 4wd frame underneath it. I am looking to swap it out and turn it back into a 2wd with modernized running gear underneath it. I was thinking the best way to do this would be to find a complete modern frame to throw...
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