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Finally a keeper!

Postby skyrodder666 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:52 pm

Haven't posted in awhile. Been through quite a few sweptlines this year already. Think i finally found a keeper. Thanks to Bucky i went and picked up this '67 big block custom cab crew yesterday. Even came with the certicard. Super stoked to actually work on this one. Not sure on plans yet but I've really been eyeballing this new bolt on ifs set up that's come out. It's impressive. Anyway here are some pics
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Re: Finally a keeper!

Postby Txas2step » Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:04 am

Great find Clayton! :Thumbsup :clap
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Re: Finally a keeper!

Postby Jims68 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:41 am

Looks like all you need to do is adjust the hood, and use some elbo grease and polish! NICE find!
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Re: Finally a keeper!

Postby cudaboy » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:46 am

Nice find ! Now, tell me more about this bolt in IFS.
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Re: Finally a keeper!

Postby skyrodder666 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:43 pm

cudaboy wrote:Nice find ! Now, tell me more about this bolt in IFS.



It's from a guy named Carl Gerst. Guess he's a big deal with the muscle crowd. Makes mostly IFS setups for the muscle cars. He just developed this bolt on system for sweptlines. It's a little pricey but it comes available with up to 4" drop spindles, disc brakes, rack and pinion steering. It bolts to existing holes in the frame. And it's already the correct track width, unlike the crown vic. Also available with Wilwood brakes and everything. For something I'm gonna keep i dont mind spending a little extra.


You can see the guinea pig truck here on his website. Looks like quality stuff.
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Re: Finally a keeper!

Postby Atmobil » Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:23 pm

That crew cab looks nice and solid :Thumbsup

And that IFS sure sounds interesting :thinking
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Re: Finally a keeper!

Postby abodyjoe » Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:28 pm

Guess he's a big deal with the muscle crowd


he isn't really that big with the muscle car crowd.. hasn't been around too long. a few guys on forabodiesonly.com know his stuff but most of the other sites seem not to know anything about him.
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Re: Finally a keeper!

Postby slick » Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:09 pm

Man that is sweet. Pretty much my dream truck. I love my 63, but 67 is my go to year. Great truck..
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Re: Finally a keeper!

Postby skyrodder666 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:54 pm

slick wrote:Man that is sweet. Pretty much my dream truck. I love my 63, but 67 is my go to year. Great truck..



Thanks! Yea i know what you mean. I love your turquoise 4 eye crew. That's pretty much my dream truck but i love the factory big block in this 67. Wish i could've found a 69-71 big block with factory ac that i could swap a 4 eye front clip on. But then i like patina more than paint so changing front clips ruins that.
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