So I got a bit drunk with a friend and we started haggling over a 58 Chevy Apache short box step side he purchased in southern Cal and brought back to Nebraska. By the time he got it here he had 3k in the truck. Its a solid old truck but I thought 3k was a tad bit to high. That's when the drinking started. Anyway we decided to flip a coin, I win I pay 2k, he wins I pay the 3k. I lost the toss so now I am into the old girl a grand more than I wanted to be so I am going to get her on the road. I searched the site and found some awesome articles on swapping in a front clop, flipping springs, adding a drop axle etc. I heard of a few other options and wondered if anyone had any advice on how feasible they are. Option 1, another buddy told me the front suspension on a Chevy van would fit on my frame like it was made for it. Has anyone heard of this? Option 2, installing the front suspension from a 03 -07 crown Vic. I have seen this on Fords and the Gas Monkey guys put one on a 64 dodge. It looks like a sweet setup and I can buy one for $400 complete with power rack. Has anyone tried this on one of these old trucks? Engine wise I have a fresh 350 and an overdrive tranny ready to go in. I also plan on lowering the rear but I have not decided which way to go yet. I am open to ideas folks and look forward to your input, pro and con.