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I have a '49 Dodge B1B half ton pickup but I'm having a hard time figuring out which way to take it. It's in very good shape for a Michigan truck found in a barn under a tarp. I've got a '96Dodge half 4x4in great running order was leaning towards a monster off-road ride but the truck would look so Kool as a street rod.
Either way it's gonna take a while being a disabled vet I can't work long at a time I have to much pain to deal with. Anyway an advice will be very appreciated. Tanks

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My suggestion would be to go street rod. The old style body with modern conveniences like A/C,  power brakes, and power steering. I went kind that route with my 54' Chevy 1 ton. I did however, convert it to a 4X4 but it is only 6" over its stock height. Your project will probably take 3 times as long as you have anticipated and twice the price as you already have figured.(if you are lucky) But, it's a great journey and worth all of the time and money. Good luck on your project and thank you for your service to our country. 
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