View Full Version : crew cab swap ??'s
10-17-2008, 09:08 PM
got line on a decent crewcab to swap over to my regular cab longbox  [cheers] 
other than the need for a crossmember for the rear cab mounts what else am I looking at to bolt this bitch onto my frame?:dontknow:
still haven't decided if I'm gonna make tiny little shortbox for it or just mount a toolbox back there, I also plan on hacking the frame off at the shackle mounts 
10-17-2008, 11:19 PM
heres a pic of my buds truck that we built you have to run a blazer tank in the back and cut the floor in the crew cab in order for the cab to sit flush on the frame.
10-17-2008, 11:29 PM
got any pics of where the floor needs to be cut up and the crossmember setup?
10-18-2008, 12:28 AM
this was just one of the threads that i found with a quick search
10-18-2008, 12:37 AM
look up the mater build on pirate4x4 hes doing a kickass crewcab swap the RIGHT way lots of work but well worth it when the overall product is finished
10-19-2008, 10:15 PM
Here is mine, work in progress.
I cut the center crossmember out to drop the cab and if you dont use the saddle tanks it will fit.
10-19-2008, 11:44 PM
It's a lot eaqsier to take the original crew frame and move the rear axle forward. I've done it in the ford world, both succecfull and otherwise.
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