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Offline Fl0und3rz

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2018, 06:33:20 AM »
I love the old fords.

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #16 on: March 13, 2018, 07:00:28 AM »
De-icer will destroy what ever you decide to put on for rims!  Painted steel rims can be repainted!!
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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #17 on: March 13, 2018, 07:19:12 AM »
I am not a Ford guy, but I love factory high boys.  You've done well :tup:

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #18 on: March 13, 2018, 07:29:12 AM »
That's a nice looking truck! I had a 72' with the straight 300 that I regretted selling.

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #19 on: March 13, 2018, 07:37:39 AM »
I put a lot of miles on an 84 F150 with a 300 6. Great engine. Some very nice pickups on here!!
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #20 on: March 13, 2018, 08:27:45 AM »
My daughter has an 84 F-150 with the 300 6 and loves that old rust bucket.   :chuckle:
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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #21 on: March 13, 2018, 08:59:45 AM »
Here is mine ..just use it to plow snow.'94 F-350
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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #22 on: March 13, 2018, 10:21:01 AM »
Keep the stock steel.  Painted silver argent looks great with any body color on those trucks.   :twocents:



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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2018, 11:34:36 AM »
Problem is they are 16 1/2 wheels, hard to find tires for.  I just ordered some new wheels. Ill have pictures up next week.

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #24 on: March 13, 2018, 12:09:31 PM »
Love the old ford highboy's, you guys are making me miss one i had
1972 highboy sport custom i paid 500 bucks for with a blown motor, all stock till i got ahold of it
I put on 4 inches of suspension lift over and above the factory height then added a 3 inch body lift, black painted frame and suspension, gun metal painted front and rear diffs with chrome covers, chrome front and rear bumpers, diamond plate bed caps and homemade diamond plate door sills, custom made dual steering stab set up, rancho 9000's, tinted windows and rolling on Weld wheel super singles sporting 42 inch swampers and painted red. Oh and a mild built 390  :chuckle:
Its was quite the truck, got lots of looks etc, was my daily driver for 4 yrs even commuting to seattle from issaquah for a bit.
Sold it the first day i put a sign in it to a guy that drove by everyday drooling over it.

Miss that truck..

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2018, 05:50:34 PM »
Just dug up a picture of my old Ford I'll see if I can post it

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #26 on: March 13, 2018, 06:03:32 PM »
Here is the picture of my hi-school truck

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #27 on: March 13, 2018, 06:14:50 PM »
Here is the picture of my hi-school truck
That's *censored* :tup:
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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #28 on: March 13, 2018, 06:20:46 PM »
Awesome! You must have been in high school in the 80s

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Re: High boy restoration
« Reply #29 on: March 13, 2018, 06:24:07 PM »
No 95 it was a far cry from that when I started my favorite body style of truck bar none

 

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