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Old 06-09-2015, 11:14 PM   #1
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Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Hello Guyz & Galz...

During the last 3 years I've found this site, bought a '65 that is finally seeing some serious forward progress… I bought it without an engine with the thought of slapping a motor in and driving... …well that was the plan…

Then I bought a 47 Dodge Rat Rod project that has been waiting in the wings... Saturday that all changed when a friend of mine offered to trade me this 72 LWB for the rat project...

These are from today…
IMG_3624 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3628 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3631 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3634 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3635 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3639 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3644 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3650 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3651 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3657 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

After getting home I snapped the above pics and then replaced the long dead seat with one a friend gave me…
IMG_3663 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

IMG_3664 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

That's all for tonight… Next installment will include plans...
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Old 06-10-2015, 12:49 AM   #2
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Along for the ride!
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Old 06-10-2015, 04:19 AM   #3
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Two projects, you'll have to give up sleeping (apparently it's over rated anyway)
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Old 06-10-2015, 05:22 AM   #4
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

I'm here to watch this one thru too.
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Old 06-10-2015, 03:08 PM   #5
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Looks good Don! Can't wait for the plans.
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Old 06-10-2015, 10:44 PM   #6
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

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Two projects, you'll have to give up sleeping (apparently it's over rated anyway)
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Looks good Don! Can't wait for the plans.
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Old 06-10-2015, 11:04 PM   #7
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Upon arrival at work today I snapped a few pics, here's my favorite…
IMG_3668 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr


Preliminary plans are as follows…

Short Term:
Paint Flat Black with a Flat White Roof
Add Holy Fire Customz Logo to Doors and Express Yourself Tattooz Logo to Tailgate...
Plasti-Dip Wheels Teal
Paint Interior White with Teal Accents
Repair Fuel Gauge
Replace Turn Signal Switch… Won't Cancel
Clean and Lube Speedo Cable, Currently bouncing
Replace missing Glove Box latch
Clean and Detail Engine Compartment

Long Term:
Add Power Booster to Brake System
Add Power Steering
Add A/C
Repair Cab issues, Replace Rockers, Cab Corners…

Here are a few more from today…
IMG_3669 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

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Laterz...
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Old 06-11-2015, 10:10 PM   #8
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

I am in!
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Old 06-12-2015, 01:18 AM   #9
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

I'm along for the ride . I looked at a 71 before I got the 65 . I think they look more muscular at the front .
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Old 06-12-2015, 02:30 AM   #10
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Flat black with white roof sounds killer
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Old 06-12-2015, 07:58 AM   #11
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

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I'm along for the ride . I looked at a 71 before I got the 65 . I think they look more muscular at the front .
Plenty of room in the Long Box… I need to find a stock grille...

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Old 06-14-2015, 07:31 PM   #12
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

In the midst of 2 projects, so not much so far this weekend...
Gotta rotate the rear tires to the front and vice versa due to the PO putting the wider wheels and tires on the front...

In this pic you can see there is no center cap on the rear wheel…
IMG_3670 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

Picked up some bolts Friday and installed them today…
IMG_3717 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

next up is to rotate the tires, troubleshoot fuel gauge issues, gauge shows just over full at all times…

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Old 06-16-2015, 04:45 PM   #13
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Flat black!!!!! Sounds good. I saw 50 chevy at a show a few years back and the guy said he used hot rod flat black from autozone I think. It lookes sweet. I think this was it.
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Thanx Donnie...
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Old 06-16-2015, 10:23 PM   #15
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Too much happening this weekend to get much done, but I did use the truck to move some furniture for the son and move some of our stuff outta storage to home…

I also found the turn signal switch was cracked where the arm attaches to it, as for the canceling issue, it still doesn't and I found part of this spring in the column when I pulled the wheel…

Time for a new turn signal switch...
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Old 06-18-2015, 01:41 PM   #16
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Chatting to Martin earlier today, as we do most days when we a bombing up and down the motorways to jobs (gets a bit boring just driving with the radio on) he mentioned that he wanted you to do the truck a candy apple green, and then he will bring it back to the UK to use while he builds his truck.

I think you did well on this trade Don, and as mentioned before, I love that bench seat you have.
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Thanks Mate!!!

Glad to hear the new job is working out...
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Yesterday I did some troubleshooting on the inop fuel gauge issue, and determined it's time to order a sending unit as well as a turn signal switch… after that I put some time in on my 65 project...

Little job today… Pulled the wheels to rotate them, seems the PO had 8" wheels on the front and 7" wheels on the back...

I decided to paint them while I had them off…
IMG_3824 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

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PlastiDip...
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Rallyez...
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Looking good dude.
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Old 06-23-2015, 02:17 PM   #20
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Thanx Rusty...
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Won an original Glovebox button on ebay, after paying for it and the ride, I saved about $5 off retail for a repop one…
I decided to paint the Glovebox door while at it…

Here's the button…
IMG_4024 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

Previous latching method...
IMG_4026 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

After installing, this pic helped the paint decision…
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Flat Black…
IMG_4028 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

Installed...
IMG_4030 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Had a friend give me a back glass to replace the messed up sliding unit that is currently there…
IMG_4162 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

I liked the old latching method...lol. Although not really neat looking but very secure...lol.
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Looking good Don, I like the color on the wheels. I also just replaced my back slider glass with the solid back glass too. Its alot quiter and it will be alot warmer in the winter.
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Re: Donz '72 LWB Shop Truck...

Thanx Guyz...

T/S Switch arrived yesterday, along with an old friend who was traveling thru to his home stomping grounds..
IMG_4188 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

Did this on him today before he headed north…
IMG_4187 by Donald Olivo, on Flickr

Truck time coming this weekend...
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