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1997 f350 project truck for this season

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Iceman318, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. Iceman318

    Iceman318 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 61

    I'm not gonna give up on her, I'm just laid up right now with a broken hip socket, gonna be a couple more months until I'm on the move. Not sure how we're gonna gear up for mowing, probably end up with a zero turn for me :) haha
  2. Iceman318

    Iceman318 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 61

    Pretty late on the update, but here's the truck so far. Still work to be done but it's to the point that I'm using it, and so far so good! :)


  3. Chris_NC06

    Chris_NC06 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Sanford, NC
    Posts: 6,565

    Good to see that truck get a second chance at life.
  4. Iceman318

    Iceman318 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 61

    She has some life left in her yet! A few more things to do, waiting on some steel to make up a bumper, sides, and a headache rack. I'm contemplating an axle ratio change as currently its a 3.55 if I recall correctly and doesn't pull as well as I'd like (I'd like to go to a 4.10 set if I can find some) but that will require some more thought
  5. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,570

    4.10s are nice. The 3.73 is a nice split, IMO.
  6. Iceman318

    Iceman318 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 61

    Yeah that's where the research into that part of the project is going to be key

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