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Old 10-17-2018, 12:11 PM   #451
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that grille looks so good!!
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Old 10-17-2018, 12:15 PM   #452
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that grille looks so good!!
Thanks BigDooley77!! I’m getting close to wrapping this up! Thanks Mike
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:26 PM   #453
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Looking awesome Mike!
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Old 10-17-2018, 10:41 PM   #454
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Looking awesome Mike!
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Old 10-19-2018, 01:36 AM   #455
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Re: Dad's 1979 GMC Heavy Half Transformation

I spent basically from 4:30PM to just now installing interior. I have the visors, kick panels and dome light install(s) left.

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1. Good shot of the dash. I bought this 79-80 dash off of GManchinz about five years ago or so and it's been in storage ever since. Was black, changed it to medium gray this week.
2. Left door finished. The original door carpet had a mystic vent and outer mystic vinyl trim. I may go that route down the road???
3. Carpet install was tedious but went well. It was great having help from the 18 year old.
4. Seats, belts and console installed.
5. Sorry about he dust, but forgot to take care of that before hitting the road for fuel.

Tomorrow at 08:30 I have a wheel alignment.....

Thanks for watching. Mike
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Old 10-19-2018, 08:04 AM   #456
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Just gorgeous, man. Beautiful work all around. Enjoy these last couple weeks before the weather goes in the tank.
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Old 10-19-2018, 09:37 AM   #457
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I spent basically from 4:30PM to just now installing interior. I have the visors, kick panels and dome light install(s) left.

Pictures:
1. Good shot of the dash. I bought this 79-80 dash off of GManchinz about five years ago or so and it's been in storage ever since. Was black, changed it to medium gray this week.
2. Left door finished. The original door carpet had a mystic vent and outer mystic vinyl trim. I may go that route down the road???
3. Carpet install was tedious but went well. It was great having help from the 18 year old.
4. Seats, belts and console installed.
5. Sorry about he dust, but forgot to take care of that before hitting the road for fuel.

Tomorrow at 08:30 I have a wheel alignment.....

Thanks for watching. Mike
That's a whole bunch of beautiful going on there man! So what's it like driving a New Old Truck? Does it have that new car smell?
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Re: Dad's 1979 GMC Heavy Half Transformation

Lol! It’s in getting a well deserved alignment right now, I’ll tell you after that. Mike
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Just gorgeous, man. Beautiful work all around. Enjoy these last couple weeks before the weather goes in the tank.
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Very nice!
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Well done, fellas. Beautiful truck and an excellent thread to read.
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Old 10-19-2018, 04:06 PM   #462
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I wanna stop by and check it out this weekend!
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Old 10-19-2018, 04:08 PM   #463
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I absolutely love obscure color combinations-that truck looks awesome!
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I wanna stop by and check it out this weekend!
Shoot me a text, I should be around? Mike
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Old 10-19-2018, 09:41 PM   #465
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Wow, your truck looks spectacular!
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Wow, your truck looks spectacular!
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The alignment went extremely well, such a difference!! Tomorrow I plan on finishing the kick panels....and it needs a stereo (retro style). Took my wife for a ride to Starbucks today, she brought up, and remembers our first date in it in 1985 Now she's a fan of the truck - that's good.

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Very sharp!
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The alignment went extremely well, such a difference!! Tomorrow I plan on finishing the kick panels....and it needs a stereo (retro style). Took my wife for a ride to Starbucks today, she brought up, and remembers our first date in it in 1985 Now she's a fan of the truck - that's good.

Thanks Mike
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Will you be around this afternoon? I was thinking about stopping after our party.
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Yes Sir!
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The alignment went extremely well, such a difference!! Tomorrow I plan on finishing the kick panels....and it needs a stereo (retro style). Took my wife for a ride to Starbucks today, she brought up, and remembers our first date in it in 1985 Now she's a fan of the truck - that's good.

Thanks Mike
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Mike-if you need a NEW SPID tag I have the final design completed. Here’s my 1977 High Sierra tag with a few “added” RPOs to it.
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Looks good! I’ll have to put together my added RPOs
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Icing on the cake!
So true! Thanks for tagging along aggie91. Mike
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