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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Matty Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24-October-2018 at 6:07AM
Yeah that does seem a bit far.
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Yeah that’s a little far
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rockatansky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24-October-2018 at 7:41AM
that's what trucks are for

i hate to say it but after you did a frame swap it looks like you'd be Fred Flintstone before long with those floors? and i know you said you're not looking for a big project but this looks like a great Crown Vic floor & chassis candidate if the body above the floors checks out, major project there though, hard to tell from pics

another option, find a rust free southern car for sale that you can swap this car into
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Does need floors. Figured I could handle floor pans but never tackled a frame before
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What years crown Vic
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i've never thought about how far back Crown Vic might be applicable?

check out this project thread, pretty much 'just doing floors' LOL but floors from a different car


an older LTD / Crown Vic would have similar driveline & mounts to the 1973 Torino
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or get crazy





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Funny that was one of my brothers ideas
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i always wanted to stack a Torino on a Bronco frame, with the driveline in the lower frame for low CG

now i'm wondering how the wheelbases look?
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1978-86 Bronco 104", 1987-96 104.7" ... about 10" short ... F series?

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 72FordGTS Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24-October-2018 at 2:15PM
A Crown Vic frame swap might is quite a bit more work.  See this thread where this guy is doing one:
 
 
Anyone heard from Joe (UnlovedFord) lately?  He may have a frame or two in his collection. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote californiajohnny Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24-October-2018 at 5:01PM
last i knew joe had one he wanted gone was all disassembled ready to go but don't remember what year frame it was?
 what about dave (hogfiddles) i think he posted that he got a 72 parts car for the frame and front cip to use on his 73... if his 73 frame is good, might be an option for you???
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I found a 74 elite roller car. That frame will work for my 73?
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