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Apr 22, 7:21pm - #162321 
Ford Truck

Anyone know how much it'd cost to repair rusted areas and re-paint this truck? It used to be my grandpas, and now it is my brothers, and could anyone color it a light/bold yellow for me (photoshop)? It's original color is canary yellow. Thanks!

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Apr 22, 7:23pm - #162322 
get your ride pimped by xzibit...


i'd say anywhere from 20k to 40k in restoration.

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Apr 22, 7:23pm - #162323 
^^^ I thought about that actually!

Runs pretty nice for a '58.. mostly needs a facelift, and a few engine fixes.

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Apr 22, 7:25pm - #162324 
yeah its pretty beat up


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Apr 22, 7:52pm - #162325 
yeah thats killed

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Apr 22, 7:54pm - #162326 
^^I think its just a bad picture.. I took it in the early morning when it was all wet out. Not saying its in good condition.. but it's not too horrible. I'll see about taking some better -color- pictures tomorrow.

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Apr 22, 7:59pm - #162327 
what year is it?

check out this site,

http://www.cgfordparts.com/Early_Ford_Parts.htm

and if you do decide to restore it let me know ... i know the person that owes C&G ford and i could probably get you a hook up.

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Apr 22, 8:27pm - #162328 
^^^ Its a 58.. Thx for the site.. and I'll let ya know.. I was just talkin to my dad about getting it in my name so I can try to restore it.. slowly.

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Apr 22, 9:36pm - #162329 
Umm. I have no idea what parts to color, and I'm also not great with photoshop tongue

Lol. Like the symbol on the Hood, and the windshield wiper. spineyes

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Apr 22, 10:24pm - #162330 
^^ looks alright thumbsup


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Apr 22, 11:57pm - #162331 
mmm neon yellow (on blk/wht background) haha.. helps give me an idea though.. thanks. smile I was thinking when i get the $ for it, I'll do a canary or bold yellow with a mica finish.. nice sparkly yellow. what do you think?

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Apr 23, 7:58am - #162332 
lot's of work but if you have lots of free time it will be a nice hobby thumbsup


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Apr 23, 8:06am - #162333 
slam it to make it a low rider... grin

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Apr 23, 10:13am - #162334 
itll look good once finished.

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Apr 23, 11:38am - #162335 
^^ yah, definatly a lot of work.. I only plan on workin on it in summer time (I lack time the rest of the year). So I can save my $ for Celi mods and a few Ford Fixes.

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Apr 23, 11:46am - #162336 
dude go to macco... sometimes they have deals on body work and paint... they do good work by the way... re did my friends 70's camando jeep...

you could prep it at home, just sand all the rust or entire body down to bare metal and seal the metal with body sealer... then take it to macco or a body shop for paint...

they may have to fix some dents and straighten peices and just make the whole body smooth... but it shouldnt cost 20-40K!!!! total restore on paint and body should be way under 5000 (knowing that my friend got his done for 1000)

Its gonna be a great truck afterwards...and please dont slam it to the ground... i have been wanting a truck like that for a while

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Apr 23, 12:12pm - #162337 
^^ nah I am trying to keep it as close to original as I can. Only parts that wont be original are the ones I can't get ahold of that need replacing. The truck used to be owned by a water company in my town, then my g-pa and now my dad and bro have it. It's gonna be in the family for years to come if i can help it!

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Apr 23, 6:23pm - #162338 
well if it comes out lookin sweet post some pics! thumbsup good luck!


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Apr 23, 6:58pm - #162339 
^^will do, it'll take some time though.. hopefully I can get it painted this summer!

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