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can you swap the frontsheet metal on a 46 ford truck with a 48?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Stu, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Stu
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    can 48 ford truck front sheetmetal be used on a 46 ford truck???
     
  2. hotrod-Linkin
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  3. rick finch
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  4. arkiehotrods
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    40-47 shared same cab. 48-52 completely different.
     

  5. rick finch
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    Now we know, thanks!
     
  6. rayjon
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    You can put 40 ford sheetmetal on a 46 with some mods........
     
  7. hotrod-Linkin
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    he didn't want to know why..he wanted to know can......
     
  8. Stu
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    I've always like a 48 over the 46 and of course,there's a 46 for sale in my area
     
  9. hotrod-Linkin
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    48's are plentiful critters
     
  10. Kustm52
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    And '46's are ugly ones that you can't give away...
     
  11. manyolcars
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    manyolcars

    anything is possible if you can weld...

    :)
     
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2009
  12. Fighter-of-Wars
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    Hey now, I actually think they look pretty cool.
     
  13. manyolcars
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    nope, they are ugly

    Well actually its only the grille and front fenders that are ugly
     
  14. deadgearhead
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    Yeah they are kinda ugly. Maybe that's why he wants to swap the front sheetmetal.
     

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