Restoring my 01' F250 Pictures

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by flairland, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. flairland

    flairland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 637

    I bought an 01' F250 Powerstroke about two months ago for a great deal, but knew I had to do body work right away, so I went ahead and did it and here are the results.





  2. flairland

    flairland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 637

    and the remainder.. just gotta get the center caps on yet :)





  3. hondarancher4435

    hondarancher4435 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 307

    Looks good nice work man. What was your teqnique for painting the frame just spray and get as much as possible? i have a 96 dodge that could really use some paint on the frame.
  4. The-Other-Side

    The-Other-Side LawnSite Member
    Messages: 94

    Wow looks great man! Is it gas or did it come with the great 7.3 in it?
  5. flairland

    flairland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 637

    I didnt actually do any painting myself, I got that done by my friend who does it professionally. I took the truck apart, sand blasted the frame, and sanded everything that needed to be sanded. He fixed the dents, put new door bottoms in, and painted.
  6. JFGauvreau

    JFGauvreau LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,298

    Thats a good way to keep your trucker longer, I should do that one day with my truck, do you put a special paint like anti rust?
  7. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,463

    Try reading his post, it says Powerstroke..
  8. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,463

    Looks awesome man!! I definitely didnt expect to see that much when i opened this thread! It looks awesome! Now it needs tow mirrors!
  9. Cummins343

    Cummins343 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 2,468

    That looks awesome!(too bad it aint a cummins:p)
  10. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    Start spraying some kind of rust repeller under the truck seeing as you live in the province Rustario where you deal with snow and lots of road salt.

    Those mirrors on the truck are horrible my 2006 F-450 has them and you can't see a d*mn thing. New telescoping mirrors from Ford for the XL version are over 300 bucks each.

    Finding used ones in a wrecker are hard to find and I'am not sure about the aftermarket ones.

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