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63suburban 11-08-2013 01:45 PM

1963 suburban - fixin it up
 
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started work on the 63 burb - here are a few pics of the work that exposed itself! :lol:

rear drivers quarter - filler was just put over rust
drivers side revealed the shoddy work
drivers side door lower
pass side filler exposed
pass fender - dowh!

decided was best to get down to metal


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11 mo old broke my keybrd so excuse the short words (mot all my keys r work) will add words after fix keyboard :lol::waah:
pics for now

doobiebro 11-08-2013 01:48 PM

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Kool! how bout some more pics of interior and whole burp..:metal:

63suburban 11-08-2013 01:49 PM

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drivers fender was bad so picked up one at junkyard
got sandblasted

63suburban 11-08-2013 01:54 PM

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fenders after blast
filler panel after blast
pass side fender after blast

gotta take all that down

63suburban 11-08-2013 01:59 PM

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front end apart
behind drivers fender
fender ext blast and welded up holes
pass fender ext will need to fill hole

63suburban 11-08-2013 02:01 PM

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started fixing pass fender

63suburban 11-08-2013 02:06 PM

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getting close w pass fender patched up the holes
added new patch panel front and rear

63suburban 11-08-2013 02:08 PM

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patched up the trans cover was duct tape over the holes

63suburban 11-08-2013 02:22 PM

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pass floor!
drivers floor
interior started sanding

63suburban 11-08-2013 02:25 PM

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mo pics
added electric fan - mark8 - got it from rock auto $80

63suburban 11-08-2013 02:28 PM

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took out heater - going to treat rust paint and install firewall insulation
interior pics

63suburban 11-08-2013 02:31 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by doobiebro (Post 6354036)
Kool! how bout some more pics of interior and whole burp..:metal:

Thanks for stopping by

here ya go

perro13 11-09-2013 12:07 PM

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"getting Busy" Nice

1963c-10 11-19-2013 03:47 PM

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Nice progress. Ive been looking for a 63 burb myself and this is inspiring me to get more active in the quest.

RANDY COX 11-21-2013 06:59 PM

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Looks like lotsa work but aint they all, that's the best way to do it take it all the way down. That's what I'm doing to. It's lookin good.

gostranger 11-22-2013 07:01 AM

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nice suburban great work and progress!!!

63suburban 11-23-2013 06:24 PM

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Originally Posted by perro13 (Post 6355396)
"getting Busy" Nice

Thanks

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Originally Posted by 1963c-10 (Post 6372526)
Nice progress. Ive been looking for a 63 burb myself and this is inspiring me to get more active in the quest.

They sure seem not as easy to find as the trucks. I would have "settled" for a 4-5-6 but glad I got the year I wanted. Thanks

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Originally Posted by RANDY COX (Post 6380061)
Looks like lotsa work but aint they all, that's the best way to do it take it all the way down. That's what I'm doing to. It's lookin good.

Yes, alot of work. More surface area to cover. Gotta get back to work, my drivers side inner came in. Time to get the drivers fender done. Thank you.

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Originally Posted by gostranger (Post 6382752)
nice suburban great work and progress!!!

Thanks, same with yours.

1966burb 11-23-2013 09:10 PM

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Looking good!!!

RockTonka 11-23-2013 10:06 PM

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Moving right along! Looks good. Post lots of pics of when you get into the pass floor/door sill work...I've got to do the same on ours.

Baketown Scotty 11-26-2013 08:42 PM

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Nice work. Sure wish I could get my patches to look that nice.

1963c-10 03-03-2014 05:43 PM

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Any updates on this build?

63suburban 12-20-2016 02:53 PM

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Originally Posted by 1966burb (Post 6385098)
Looking good!!!

Thanks!

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Originally Posted by RockTonka (Post 6385189)
Moving right along! Looks good. Post lots of pics of when you get into the pass floor/door sill work...I've got to do the same on ours.

Will do. May be a while at the pace I am going.

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Originally Posted by Baketown Scotty (Post 6390159)
Nice work. Sure wish I could get my patches to look that nice.

Thanks! You can just keep practicing.

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Originally Posted by 1963c-10 (Post 6555836)
Any updates on this build?

Yes. Better late than never.
Was not making much progress for a few years then got back on it this summer. Also purchased a bunch more parts. Still need to do more metal patch work.

Rebuilt the front end, added drop springs and shocks, dual master brakes with disc, drop spindes. New poly bushings on rear trailing arms, power steering, sway bar. new tires and powder coated the rims.

Will post up some photos.

ChiefRocka 01-04-2017 01:19 AM

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What's the word ??

63suburban 07-04-2018 06:29 PM

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Add some new springs, shock relocators and shocks from ECE.
Before pic of w stock height and red rims.
Pics of rear end and codes on rear end.

Question: Do I have to open up the read end to check the rear ratios or is there a way to look up the code?

63suburban 07-04-2018 06:35 PM

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Front end started out super caked w gunk, was a pain to get cleaned up.
Got the rims powder coated black and got new tires.
Tore down the front end and got all new moog parts along with drop spindles and power disc brakes.
Brakes were shot and one of the a-arms was cracked. Got a new one from aspen auto.


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