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Old 03-26-2010, 08:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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57 Willies Truck

I bought a 57 willies truck and the frame is pretty thrashed... Someone told me I culd convert it to an s-10 chassis??

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Old 03-26-2010, 09:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Pet peeve of mine... It's Willys. Not Willies.... Otherwise, put it on whatever chassis you want. S10 may be since it's IFS.
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Old 03-27-2010, 07:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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willys frame swaps

Search there are a few willy's frame conversions using a few different makes and models. I went with a shortened suburban frame cause thats what I had for free

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Old 03-27-2010, 12:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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do yourself a favor and do some research.

this is just one example: See what other people are doing.

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Old 03-28-2010, 07:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Have you thought about building your own frame from rectangular tubing? If you have the time, tools, and skills it is a good way to go as you can set it up for your suspension or spring spacing you want. It takes a little more time than swapping a body onto a chassis, but can give you a nice strong setup.
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