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Burlinator
10-17-2008, 08:08 PM
got line on a decent crewcab to swap over to my regular cab longbox [36] [cheers] [36]

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[36] [36]

Kingblazer84
10-17-2008, 10:19 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.

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/low67chevy/P1011775.jpg

Burlinator
10-17-2008, 10:29 PM
got any pics of where the floor needs to be cut up and the crossmember setup?

johny5
10-17-2008, 11:28 PM
this was just one of the threads that i found with a quick search

http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=706190&highlight=crew+cab

Kingblazer84
10-17-2008, 11:37 PM
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

rustythe4x4
10-19-2008, 09:15 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.

http://www.s4wda.com/index.php?topic=1404.0

FU Toolbag
10-19-2008, 10:44 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.