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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:52 pm 
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Joined: Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:17 pm
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Location: Innisfail, AB
Good day all,

I have a 1951 and 1958 Willy's pickup that I am looking at building into an extended cab. The original Pickup has a WB-118" (wheelbase).
I am having a little bit of a moment here trying to figure out what frame to go with. I can put it on a 2012 JKU frame WB-116" (frame only), body swap onto a 2000 Durango WB-116.5" with a 408 Stroker on 33" or body swap onto a 2001 Dakota WB-130.9" with a 5.2L.

Going with the JKU involves a frame stretch that I don't really want to do and it might also take away from aftermarket parts and the JKU frame would be more work in general than either body swap options.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


1951 Willy's Pick-up (Wee Willy)
1988 Jeep Comanche (Wee Beastie)
1989 Jeep Comanche (Lil Blue)


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