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Old 07-04-2013, 04:00 AM
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Ok heres the deal,
I replaced my frame a while ago, at the time, everybody told me to keep the old one, or at least not destroy what was left of it.

It was badly rusted at the usual place, in front of the rear wheels.
taking the rear suspension apart, I destroyed the rear section.

I kept the rest of it and tied it to the ceiling of the garage.
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Now, I'm in the middle of renovating the garage and repainting it,
My question is,

Is this frame still good or I just cut it?

First tought is to cut it maybe keep the front of it and take out the crossmember...

Try to sell it?, well it's still part of a frame and couldnt be worth that much plus because of its size and weight, shipping would cost as much as the value of the frame...
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Old 07-04-2013, 12:39 PM
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Stick it on your local craigslist 100 bucks/OBO......
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I say keep it ... Btw, there's a "pack rat" thread in the OT section

Shipping is going to be way too much but if I could find a good frame locally I'd buy it - I only need a fame, diff, spindles and I have a complete rolling chassis, lol, there's that pack rat again.....
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Stick it in the ground in your front yard and mount your mailbox on it?
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Stick it in the ground in your front yard and mount your mailbox on it?
No mail box, besides, it's too ugly
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It would be a shame if you toss it..... That would be perfect for a custom rear suspension, even a Ford 9" ....
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It would be a shame if you toss it..... That would be perfect for a custom rear suspension, even a Ford 9" ....
Drag race only, some idiots up here years ago butchered the FUCK outta their sharks for that purpose, and to ME, it was just plain stupid, something a Mustang was better suited for....

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It would be a shame if you toss it..... That would be perfect for a custom rear suspension, even a Ford 9" ....
I dont think I'll toss it. I have ahard time tossing things away.
I did toss the rear section but it was destroyed by rust .
I already tought about a solid rear end.

It's not realy in the way. It's just a pita to get it down from there, paint the ceiling and bring it up there again.
Or it might just stay where it's at and I'll paint around it LOL
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It would be a shame if you toss it..... That would be perfect for a custom rear suspension, even a Ford 9" ....
Drag race only, some idiots up here years ago butchered the FUCK outta their sharks for that purpose, and to ME, it was just plain stupid, something a Mustang was better suited for....

Agree.... But in this case the rear section is gone already..... Why not?...... It's not like a straight axle handles like a dumptruck.... It's still ok for normal street driving annd a few corners here and there.....
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It would be a shame if you toss it..... That would be perfect for a custom rear suspension, even a Ford 9" ....
I dont think I'll toss it. I have ahard time tossing things away.
I did toss the rear section but it was destroyed by rust .
I already tought about a solid rear end.

It's not realy in the way. It's just a pita to get it down from there, paint the ceiling and bring it up there again.
Or it might just stay where it's at and I'll paint around it LOL
Haha... Just leave it there and spray the ceiling .....
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