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Old 12-02-2017, 09:51 AM
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Nice save.
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Old 12-02-2017, 12:38 PM
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This is an ambitious project for me. My past experience has been engine swaps, stuff like that., never a chassis swap. Much appreciate your suggestions Skull.
When I was setting up my 39, I set the front fenders where they needed to be, then worked back from there. Tricky work, but patience pays off. Don't bolt anything in permanent until you have everything where you want it.

@Skull-- The couple inches forward on the front wheels kinda' gives it an aggressive look. Like old gassers. Not a bad thing at all.
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Old 12-03-2017, 12:40 PM
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Default Steering box

Need some pointers on how the get this apart. The clamp is loose, but the column is fighting back. I would like to preserve these parts for future use.
Cab is unbolted, and ready to lift off.

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Old 12-03-2017, 12:51 PM
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This truck was built in Ontario. Model is DF-1. Stock flatbed maybe. Original color blue perhaps.


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Old 12-03-2017, 02:55 PM
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That clamp only holds the outside tube. The shaft is one piece from the box to the steering wheel. You'll have to take the wheel off, then take the box off and drop the box and column out the bottom.

Or do it the quick way, saw or cutting torch the shaft and column and leave the box on the frame.
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Old 12-03-2017, 10:23 PM
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Thumbs up Column, pointers

Much appreciate the tip Bamamav. I'm gonna take it apart, no saw, no torch. May expand my vocabulary doin it. My wife has the stock column in her Pilot. Parts are good.

Skip., Skull. I thank you both for your suggestions. You have both been there before me.
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Old 12-03-2017, 10:47 PM
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Default frame work

I'm thinking box it, then cut off the front portion of the stock frame and graft it onto the S10 chassis to support the front clip. Ideas? I want to get this right.

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Old 12-03-2017, 11:56 PM
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are you planning on keeping the straight axle?

if so, l am not to sure how to graft the S 1O to the dodge

how wide is the S 1O frame and how wide is the dodge frame where they need to be joined?

how would it affect the cab mounts?

what steering box?

a few more l am sure but for now that is something to start with for now.

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Old 12-04-2017, 12:58 AM
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I plan to use the stock S10 Chassis and save the Dodge I Beam, column, steering box and rear axle for other projects. Was just thinking I could use the very front portion of the Dodge chassis, cut it off, modify as needed, weld it onto the front of the S10 chassis as an attach point for the Dodge front clip.
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Old 12-04-2017, 09:12 AM
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If the Dodge body is anywhere near a 50"s Chevy then, you won't have room to graft the frame horns onto the front of the S10 frame stub. You'll have to make the front clip body mounts.
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