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Vinceg 10-05-2017 06:55 PM

Last chance wash
 
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So it snowed pretty good here the other day. It warmed up so I thought I better give the old girl a bath. It will be six months before I can do it again. Still not moving under her own power. Had to roll it out on the driveway with the help of my daughter. It has been over three years since I bought her. 500 bucks was the purchase price. She had been sitting in a field for years. I was just going to get her running and start driving it! Well I still havenít driven it! Lol! So far, almost everything for rust repair you can think of. Inner and outter rockers, cab corners, back seam of cab to floor, sections of firewall and floor, bottom corners of the doors, Vortec 350, 700r4, power steering, disc brakes for the front, new wire harness (working on that and the carpet now), shortened the frame, seat is getting re done now. All new glass, She is still a Work in progress guys so please be nice. In some ways it feels like itís getting there.in other ways I wonder if sheíll ever get done. Still need to drop the front a bit( donít wanna do that till I have all the weight back on it). Drive shaft, exhaust, bumpers, break and fuel lines, chrome strips. Not the greatest Picís, Fighting the angle of the sun and cant really move the truck around yet. I tried to get some so Vin63 could see how the colour changes in the sun light. Thanks to all you guys that spend time on here helping out guys like me. Ive never done anything like this before and your assistance has been much appreciated.

Vinceg 10-05-2017 07:06 PM

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Forgot the bed wood. Going to get the metal strips powder coated so I havenít installed them yet. I used POR15 top coat. Didnít stick lick the other POR15 products Iíve used.

ImpalaJim 10-05-2017 07:14 PM

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beautiful!!!

Clyde65 10-05-2017 08:06 PM

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You have done well my friend! Good nite girl, sleep well!!

Indian113 10-05-2017 08:53 PM

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Sure Looks NICE! I would be proud to drive it.

msg 10-05-2017 10:15 PM

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She looks sweet Vince, bet that felt good getting her out in the light. Great work on her and I am also grateful to those who give their time to help out the newbies like us!

jchav62 10-06-2017 09:58 AM

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Very nice truck!!!

Gatt65 10-06-2017 10:00 AM

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Really nice looking truck!

bj383ss 10-07-2017 08:24 AM

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That's a great looking truck. From what I read you are very close to the end. I am on year 6 of mine and still not moving yet. But I am getting very close.

Bret

studeclunker 10-07-2017 02:03 PM

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Great job so far. Love the bed!

Vinceg 10-08-2017 04:41 PM

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Thanks for all the positive comments guys. The goal form the start was to build a Daily driver. I have done much more than I ever planned or thought I could do. Over all Iím very happy with the progress. I have the winter to keep playing with stuff. Weíll see where that gets me. It will be a happy day when I can get it out on the road.
Thanks again guys.
Vince

vin63 10-10-2017 07:48 PM

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Outstanding work! The bedwood looks fantastic!


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