Well, I have a bit of egg on my face. I may have bought someone else's problem.
The body on my '95 3500 looks good, but the undercarriage, including the frame, is very rusty, to the point where I'm considering a frame swap.
This is something that's beyond my abilities to handle. I might be able to get my father-in-law (who runs a shop) to help me, but he described it as a "pain in the *" job.
I still like the truck, and I want to fix it. I'd appreciate some pointers on how big of a job this really is, and what I should expect to pay for labor. If anyone can recommend a shop in southeast or central Florida who does good work, that'd be even better.
(I may already have a lead on a frame that will fit, off a '96 2500, although I'll need to ship it cross-country.)