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Old 02-18-2012, 09:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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1978 ford truggy 429 corbajet

yup its for sale, i know.. why would i do such a thing.. but i have other ideas and project underway, and can't afford it all. so some lucky bastard gets to drive my truck more than i ever have.
1978 ford f250

axles:
Front- 1978 dana60 kingpin fully rebuilt with all new seals and bearings from hub to hub, 410s great shape. brand new warn premium hubs. full NWF high steer. fully primed and painted.
Rear- 1985 chevy corp 14 bolt ff. fully rebuilt with new seals and bearings, disc brake swap. 410s new detroit locker. chevy callipers and rotor, great shape,
fully primed and painted. 1410 yokes rear d shaft made for 1410 u joints

Suspension:
front- custom leaf pack made from newer ford f250 leafs custom fabbed shock hooks that tie in over motor and to rad support. brand new bilstien 16'' shocks
rear - fully custom in boarded chevy 63'' leafs that mount under frame for superior flex. custom shock hoops and 16'' bilstien shocks. 6'' shackles full custom anti wrap bar with a jonnhy joint on end, works like a hot damn.

tires:
38.5 x 15 x16 super swamper boggers near new 95% tread
sitting on a set of 16x10 rims with weld on bead locks.
contact ryan at snr customs for a set for your rig!

drive train:
1970 429 corbra jet ford big block. booing!
-d0ve block
-roughly around 475 hp and tons of torque
-Keith Black hypertechtic pistons
-comp cam 260
-double roller timing chain
-comp springs and retainers
-D0VE heads with a port clean up and good valve job
-magnum rockers
-stock crank and rods with arp bolts
-balanced
-edlebrock performer intake
-770cfm holley truck avenger carb
-velocity carb cap with k&n cone filter
-new 4 core rad
-msd ignition
-msd coil
-ford racing wires
-ford racing tall valve covers
-16'' electric fan
-new alternator
-saginaw ps pump

interior:
-custom mexican wrapped seat hehe
-rihno lined floors
-diamond plate floor pans
-dash and inside cab painted black
monther 5'' tach
temp gauge blah blah blah

exterior:
-painted satin white. been through the bush, not amazing paint job.
-cab corners replaced and welded in
-frame has been wire wheeled inside and out- painted black
-all access holes have been plugged. took about 24'' out of the back of them frame.
-rear diff is moved forward 9'' giving the wheel base a 124'' over all
-full custom rear made from 1 3/4 herw. and a little bit of sced 40 for struts.
-trail gear sliders
-rear stinger. tool box full floating mounted to cage.
-brand new blue top optima battery mounted in the rear tool box
-22 gal rci fuel cell custom mounted
-holley blue label electric fuel pump w/ 3/8' fuel line
-custom bedsides that have been bobbed front and rear. just need to be sanded and painted.
-cherry bombs very very very loud
-gvw is raised to 5001 no air care here
and yes i drive this on the road.

THE BAD:
needs front signals
and rear lights finished they are ghetto tabbed to get me to the trails
tach isn't working
bigger electric fan would be a good idea.



the list goes on and on and my fingers hurt.
almost 2 years later and just finished her. i have taken her out a hand full of times and its performs like you would not believe. oodles of power and torque burns outs 3 gear all day.. alot of blood sweet and tears have gone in this over a couple years and want to it go to a good home.
spare
mint bed with tool box in the side
front clip
2 hoods
grilles
rads
tranny
bumpers
the list goes on

asking 12,000 obo.just a fraction of what has gone into this thing
contact me with any questions you may have

604 317 4149 or email me.

also here is a thread from day one to the end,

http://www.funinbc.com/forum/showthread.php?t=106848

here are some shots

building the cage




temperary lights for the road.dirtypig
bed side mock up
i have a billion photos of it if you want more
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78 ford f350. d60 14b 429 cobra jet in boarded chevy 63's truggy
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Old 02-19-2012, 09:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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D0VE heads make it not a cobrajet, dont mislead people.
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:25 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Edit....nevermind I found the pics


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fuel cell still for sale ?
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