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Icon2 Got a chance to work on the Truck

Well, I had yesterday off so I decided to start working on my truck. Yesterday I figured out why my fuel gauge quit working on me. Turned out that my float had liquid in it causeing it not to float. Went to my local Ford Dealer and they had them in stock and were under $10. So I picked one up and it fixed my problem. Then today I got up and started working on the Hangers on my truck since I had the bed off. Fliped the Hangers and got everything but the bed put back together. Not sure what I should do now since I still have the bed off. Any ideas?
Here are a few pix I took a few mins ago after I got eveything cleaned up.
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you should clean the frame completely and paint it, to stop more of it rusting lol
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lol, I thought about cleaning it and painting it but Im not sure yet. IIt doesnt have any rust on it other than were it has been scratched and not fixed right away. It was just a little bit of surface rust but I got that taken care of now.
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I forgot to mention that I poped a dent out of the driverside front fender yesterday as well.
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paint the frame gold hahah
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since you already have the bed off i would paint the frame
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Lol, Gold. I am thinking about maybe painting it a Semi-Gloss Black. I checked on some prices for paint and man has it went up. It $1 a can now. I am not even sure how many cans I will need.
What other things could I do while the bed is off?
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well.. you could install a flipkit, flush the diff, put in a C notch, do i need to continue? lol
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haha, Im not going that low. I could use a diff flush but that could be done anytime.
Im not even sure if I wanna go low enough to do a flip kit. I may consider it though. They make some that I dont have to weld in and I can just bolt then on using the U bolts?
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i got a flip kit i can sell ya
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flipkit is bolt in, C notches have 2 kinds. weld and bolt in
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i got a flip kit i can sell ya
How much you want for it?
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40 bucks
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I wanna see before and after pics of the truck with flipped shackles. Is your truck FI or carb'd?
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I wanna see before and after pics of the truck with flipped shackles. Is your truck FI or carb'd?
look at teh picture, and imagine it 2 inches higher in the back
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look at teh picture, and imagine it 2 inches higher in the back
Shut it Smakes!
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I'll beat you with an ugly stick!
they already did...
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your hilarious....******
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I wanna see before and after pics of the truck with flipped shackles. Is your truck FI or carb'd?
I didnt take any pix of any of the work but I will get more pix of it when I get the bed back on.
The truck is FI. It has the 4L in it.
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40 bucks
Shoot me some pix of it. About how far from Cumming are you?
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lol all a flipkit is is 2 little C brackets
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Shoot me some pix of it. About how far from Cumming are you?
HAHAHA omg, that sounded so worng...SIG!

Sorry, but I have no contribution to this...I'm kinda new to all this stuff.
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Yeah I know. I might run by auto zone and see if they have them 2maro on my way home.
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