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billschwindt last won the day on December 6 2018

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About billschwindt

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    Male
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    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • My Project Cars
    49 Pilothouse on dakota chassis

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  • Biography
    Restoring a B1F 128 will be a wrecker for parades when done.
  • Occupation
    Auto repair has been my life

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    Colorado Springs, Co.
  • Interests
    ATV,s Snowmobiles NASCAR

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  1. billschwindt

    Info please on mustang 2 installation

    Why not use Dakota it is right width, right bolt pattern, all MOPAR ? I used whole frame front to rear, available with several engines.
  2. billschwindt

    Merry Christmas

    Yes I do have another truck its a 1949 1 1/2 ton wrecker bright yellow also restored..
  3. billschwindt

    Merry Christmas

    Gary Those wheels are stock Dakota ,I stripped them and then powdercoated dark shiny gray.
  4. billschwindt

    How Many Pilot House Trucks Have Survived?

    I have 3 2 restored and in show condition
  5. billschwindt

    Door latch spring b2b

    check Joes Springs on E-Bay. I've had luck there. Good luck. Bill
  6. billschwindt

    S-10 Chassis for B1B body install

    Hi , You can make anything fit ,but I have done this and used a Dakota It has correct tread width its all Mopar has a variety of engine , disc brakes A/C you asked and this what I recommend. Click on my name you will see pictures.S-10 is too narrow, you would have to have special wheels made . With older Dakota you would have many choices.
  7. billschwindt

    Fuel pump question

    Gaskets or shims are NOT going to change fuel pressure!!!! The spring inside of pump will change pressure, but it is not adjustable.
  8. billschwindt

    Leave it or paint

    Paint it , rusty looks lazy & cheap. you asked I answered..
  9. billschwindt

    Best Junkyard IFS swap for 1948 Dodge Pickup

    I have done the Dakota complete frame front to rear, works fine. Right width, right wheel bolt circlr, and best of all its all MOPAR and easy to find parts for.
  10. billschwindt

    Door latch parts

    Im looking for springs for 49 bif door latch to cure drooping outside handle
  11. billschwindt

    1950 dodge b2c suspension upgrades

    Hi there. If you want my opinion I would do the Dakota frame swap if I were you, I have done it and think it was the right thing to do , you have right wheel width , disc brakes , several engine choices, fuel injection, A/C, P/S. I have pictures on this site in several places.Bought donor from insurance co. as a total, it all went together very easy if you have fabrication skills.You will have to shorten frame , just remember measure twice & cut once. Good luck. Use Dakota firewall & floor moving it back 3 inches is a big help.
  12. billschwindt

    D7

    looks good , I under stand how much work it is but what else are you going to do ?
  13. billschwindt

    Finished Floor

    Many hours in floor.
  14. billschwindt

    Engine Compartment - Right

    A/C works very good even if I have to say so.
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