74 Super camper special

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Well the Bronco wasn’t working out and I have camping plans next year so so on to the next truck. Ended up picking up a Super Camper special F350. Simple build in mind. Bed rack with a ladder to put a tent and some night lights. View attachment 130515

She runs great, needs some new tires and basic tuning up, patch the cab up here and there. She’s good to go!
Looks to be quite a labor of love! Have fun!
 
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How wide are the 1 piece wheels you sourced? I am searching for a narrow steel wheel for my '66 K20 with the intent to run 235/85r16 tires.

I love the classics!
The stock 16in rims from the older trucks are 6in wide. If you get some wheels from a 90-2000's Ford Van, they are 6.5 in wide. They are stamped Accuride and I plan to put those on my Suburban.
 

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It’s been a minute! Corona really said screw your plans and left it at that. I’ve finally been able to start working on the truck again. I’ve gotten it towed to work and tinkering on my spare time!
 

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Around this time last year after I installed those lights the truck stopped running and cranked once and then she had it. I split her open yesterday and that timing chain was very much done. New oil pump pan gasket. So on. Still a ways to go but I have some plans during the summer I need the truck for so fingers crossed this year.
 

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I almost bought this one a year ago. But in reality I have no need.
They were cool with a longer wheelbase to haul a 12' camper during the 1970s camping boom, plus an accessible spare since it no longer fit behind the axle.
Pretty sure they only came 2WD.

I shyed away mostly because it had the dead lead 400M.. which I have had 2 of.
You definitely got a better engine with a 360FE.

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How wide are the 1 piece wheels you sourced? I am searching for a narrow steel wheel for my '66 K20 with the intent to run 235/85r16 tires.

I love the classics!
they will be 6" if they are stock Ford rims, same as the old split rims.