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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-01-2017, 06:32 PM Thread Starter
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Cab swap

I have an 03 super cab. The cab corners and inner rockers are getting bad.
Instead of screwing around with sheet metal I have considered doing a cab swap.
Has anyone attempted to put a newer model cab on an older frame? I have been tossing around the idea of doing a conversion on the front end anyway, what's the possibility of just starting with a newer cab so the front sheet metal, fenders hood etc bolt right on.
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Re: Cab swap

why stop there? swap the dash and interior too
Converting the newer model dash to work with your 03 will be the trick, but yes its being done

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Re: Cab swap

That's going to depend on what is available when I'm ready to do this and the money difference between a bare cab and a groomed cab.
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Re: Cab swap

i have never seen a salvage yard sell anything but a stripped cab. and i mean STRIPPED, they do not even come with the VIN plate. you have to use your VIN plate.

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Re: Cab swap

Depends. There is a yard about an hour away from me that does just ford stuff. He told me to come down and look around this weekend. They have a couple trucks that they have not taken apart yet.
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