Appreciate the response Ed. That’s interesting how they left the harness under the carpet on your quad cab. Maybe they started doing that after the 99s?
I don't recall it on the 99 cab before it was scrapped…I never bothered to take up the carpet. But the harness was definitely in the 01, and it's still there.
Also, that sounds like a pretty ambitious cab swap. Run into many problems?
Not really, just time consuming. I had to swap out the dash, everything under the dash and all the harnesses. Only problem I had was I accidentally threw away the 99 interior harnesses (Dome light, brake and courtesy light, and chime) thinking the 01 interior harness would work (It doesn't)
Other than that, I had to move two body mounts on the frame and fab up two more (The extended cab uses 4 body mounting points, the QC uses 6)
Yes, I'd say it was pretty ambitious, so was the solid axle swap and Cummins swap, too.
I couldn’t believe it when I found the R/T in the scrap yard. The interior was perfect, even the rows behind my seats. It even had the battery hooked up and would crank. I tried really hard to get the guy to let me buy it but he insisted on parting it out. A year later I ended up taking the 5.9 out of it and the seats. Would’ve taken the wheels too but they weren’t the ones I expected to be on it. If anyone is interested in the second and third row seats they’re still in the Durango. It’s North Brevard Auto Salvage, red Durango R/T.
The seats I currently have are in good shape, but they are cloth. I'm not looking but if I find a pair of nice leather, and I have the funds, I'll get them….I also hope I could grab a pair of rear seats. The Durango ones won't work OTOH, if I can afford it I might just have all the seats reupholstered in wetsuit material or some other water proof material