In a message dated 11/17/99 3:07:32 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> Well, I've come to the conclusion that my VIN number on the frame must have
> been covered by the motor mounts the previous owner fabricated.
> They are two v shaped plates on each side kinda like this > <...the wide
> ends towards the wheel wells.....just in front of the stearing box. Great
> Job!...now what?
> Now I'm on to another problem. My sorce for hinge pockets changed his
> mind.....he'd rather sell me the whole cab...rather than cut it up....it's
> already missing floors and doors...but?...and I've got a wide back window
> that I'd like ta keep.
> Sooooo, my search is on again. Here's my question for all the fabrication
> guru out there:
> If I'm going to do all this welding....wouldn't it be best ta go with new
> hinge pockets?
> Everybody makes lower pockets, but, no upper.....sooooo by looking at the
> actual pockets on the upper and lower don't seem to be much
> different....anybody ever trim a lower down and use it as an upper?..or
> they just a wee bit different?
> Next question: Are there any "major" differences in the upper and lower
> blocks? How about the hinges?
> I've looked over my drivers side....the only side with any hinges...and
> look pretty close.
> Any ideas or experiences?
> Thanks, John Schulz
> 59 3100....Uni-Door
Not sure if I was tlking to you about this or not, but I told someone I had
some old doors with hinges and pillar packets I cut out of a TF truck many
years ago, I was just waiting for whomever it was to let me know how large a
hole was cut in the pillar so my pockets would fit.
Do you need a door too?
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