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I have an old ramcharger that I would like to fix up. Me and my sister both came home from the hospital in it so it has sentimental value. I h e came up with two options, both involve a 12v. I could fix it up as is and put axles out of a w250 into it. I could also cut the front off and weld it onto the back of a crew cab body and put it on a 250 or 350, crew cab, short box frame. Making it a 4 door ramcharger. The roof is rotten around the rain rail, and the floor is gone in the front. And opinions to help me decide? Or any suggestions as to what I should do with it?
My father in law slapped the 8-lug axles under his RC. Seems like a lot less work than placing the body on a shortened truck frame.
The 4 door thing would be badass because you just don't see any Excursion/Suburban sized Dodges. A lot of work though on a rig that sounds like it already needs a lot of work. Do what YOU want!!!
2005 2500 QCLB, BigHorn, 48RE/3.73, Edge Juice w/ CTS + Turbo Timer, GDP 20/2 fuel filter on the frame, ISSPro EV2 Oil and LP Pressure in the cubby hole, Custom Diesel Steering Box Brace
there is a guy that has had one for sale for a while and he shortened a w250 frame. I would think it would be easier to swap everything over from a cummins truck then shorten the frame. I guess it depends on how much you have to shorten it and where.
I'm going to work with the frame I have. I want to drive this thing next month, not next year. It's 2wd, so its only a matter of swapping the engine and 8-lugging it. Will go 4wd later... have some 07 Superduty axles kicking around.
If building a frame, the one to start with is a cummins supercab, or a cab & chassis. They have the tall 8" channel
93 W250 Club 6BTA |5spd |60/80/3.54/Lockright |2" lift |295/70R17 |HX35 |5x.012s |BD pin & gov spring
84 Ramcharger (work in progress) 6BT|5spd/D70/3.07
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