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Author Archives: Mark Dunham

1970 C-10

1970 C-10

A 1970 Chevy C-10 that was in rough shape is the project vehicle here. It was a long bed, which was shortened to a short bed sometime in the past. The transmission had a cracked fitting, leaking ATF, the rear brake drums had to be cut off. So there was a lot to do to…Continue Reading

1965 Ford F100

1965 Ford F100

We were excited to find a 65 F100 short bed in very good shape. Somewhere in it’s past it received a Mustang GT 5 liter engine and transmission to make it go, factory front disc brakes from a 76 F150 to make it stop! It has all the right stuff to make a great restoration…Continue Reading

1966 Ford F100 Budget Makeover

1966 Ford F100 Budget Makeover

DJM Lowers a 1966 Ford F100 with our popular Dream Beams. Before the work begins, documenting ride height and alignment numbers is an important step when replacing and upgrading you’re suspension. We’re going to lower this 1966 Ford F100, fix a few things and stay on budget with this makeover. Follow along as we remove…Continue Reading

1966 Ford F100 Budget Makeover Part – 2

1966 Ford F100 Budget Makeover Part – 2

Part 2 of the DJM 1966 Ford F100 Budget Project details the removal of the factory “Twin I Beam” suspension. Watch as we remove and break down the factory I beams and steering linkage getting ready to install the DJM lowering kit. Removing king pins, spindle and drum brakes, we found the brakes on this…Continue Reading

1966 Budget Ford F100 Makeover – Part 3

1966 Budget Ford F100 Makeover – Part 3

Part 3 of the DJM 1966 Ford F100 Budget Project is about installing your DJM Dream Beams. Watch as we prepare and install new steering linkage, brakes, and lowered I -beams. As always good preparation helps you do a great job with your project. Follow how we installed the complete front suspension. Part 1 -…Continue Reading

1966 Ford F100 Budget Makeover Part – 4

1966 Ford F100 Budget Makeover Part – 4

Part 4 of the DJM 1966 Ford F100 Budget Project gets the rear lowered about 4 inches. We used a leaf spring hanger and shackle kit to reposition the leaf springs up on the frame rail. First, we removed the factory leaf spring hangers, replacing them with DJM leaf spring hangers. Followed by removing and…Continue Reading

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