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Old 04-17-2014, 13:08   #1 (permalink)
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I need a new frame

I got under the truck today and found the frame almost completely broke right behind the front right spring/shock mount. I'm looking for a replacement frame. I have a 94 2wd 3.0l reg cab 6 bed. Will other frames fit? I did a search in here but did not find anything.
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Old 04-17-2014, 13:12   #2 (permalink)
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Tried here ? or is it too far gone ?

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Old 04-17-2014, 13:21   #3 (permalink)
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I sent them a email but I did not see parts for the front suspension.
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Old 04-17-2014, 13:55   #4 (permalink)
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Tried these as well ?

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Old 04-17-2014, 14:04   #5 (permalink)
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I looked at them earlier, don't see what I need.
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Old 04-17-2014, 17:27   #6 (permalink)
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Re: I need a new frame

Might look for a donor truck, don't forget Mazdas, same truck, different badge.
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Old 04-18-2014, 11:52   #7 (permalink)
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I'm going to look to replace the truck. Do the 98 up hold up better?
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Old 04-19-2014, 07:47   #8 (permalink)
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Really depends on history and location. Hear in pstate NY, if you don't run it through the car wash on a regular basis in the winter, the salt will take it away in a very short period of time.
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Old 04-19-2014, 16:34   #9 (permalink)
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I was talking to someone with experience fixing frames he said "put a patch on there" now I need a piece of 3/16 steel.
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I'm not sure I'd trust that route. What's the rest of the truck look like? YouTube is full of videos of people trying to save a buck and having bad results.
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