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Old 10-24-2017, 09:43 AM   #201
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Re: What did you do WITH your truck today?

Cut some big holes in the frame.

Smooth siding the stock frame after boxing it.



Hate these dimples and holes

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Cut them out

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Weld in the patches,and done.


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Plug the rest of these holes and do the same on the other side tomorrow.
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Old 10-24-2017, 11:36 AM   #202
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Re: What did you do WITH your truck today?

I think some of you are posting in the wrong thread. This is the With Your Truck thread not the To Your Truck thread.
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Old 10-24-2017, 04:35 PM   #203
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I think some of you are posting in the wrong thread. This is the With Your Truck thread not the To Your Truck thread.
I've noticed that also.
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Old 10-24-2017, 05:05 PM   #204
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I think some of you are posting in the wrong thread. This is the With Your Truck thread not the To Your Truck thread.
Well if you look at the pictures the Turquoise GMC in the background is my truck, My truck and I worked on this truck .
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Old 10-26-2017, 07:52 PM   #205
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What did I do WITH my truck? I drove it to work today. These 50+ year old vehicles are like old men, they have good days and bad days. Ol' Blue must have liked the oil change and lube job last weekend, cause today was a good day.
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Old 11-05-2017, 10:57 PM   #206
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What did I do WITH my truck? I drove it to work today. These 50+ year old vehicles are like old men, they have good days and bad days. Ol' Blue must have liked the oil change and lube job last weekend, cause today was a good day.
Lol awesome! I drive mine daily and agree, there are good days and bad. But I've never been stranded.... yet... With another winter coming up, I know it'll be complaining just as much as I do about it. Need to build a garage and maybe it'll be happier.

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Old 11-06-2017, 08:10 AM   #207
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What did I do WITH my truck? I drove it to work today. These 50+ year old vehicles are like old men, they have good days and bad days. Ol' Blue must have liked the oil change and lube job last weekend, cause today was a good day.
Ha, I am with you. My 78 is my daily driver, and most days are good days, but she's pushing 40 and likes to show it sometimes. Recently the ignition switch gave up the ghost. I was driving home and the truck shut off, just like I had turned the key off.

I get her home start trouble shooting, replace the switch (and ignition cylinder while I'm at it) and TA-DA no more ignition problems.
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Old 11-06-2017, 09:36 AM   #208
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Spent some good time with the Truck Saturday Morning from 9a-3p at the Lions Club International Touch a Truck in Slidell. This is a great way for kids to get the itch for the hobby of old vehicles.

The kids were excited, the parents were nervous and the owner was calm- how much could they do - it went under 11' of water already! Hopefully, a few kids caught the itch. Smiles all around! I have a ton more pictures, but did not want to clog up the bb.
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Old 11-06-2017, 12:40 PM   #209
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Nice, jbgroby.
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Old 11-06-2017, 05:27 PM   #210
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Went to the dumps in my truck. This is what is weighs with my dog and I and a Big Block in the truck. Minus 280ish lbs. If you can't read it, it is 4220 lbs.
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Old 11-10-2017, 11:24 AM   #211
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Today I finish patch-welding right side both inner and outer sheetmetal. Now I have to beginn with new sheetmetal behind wheel-opening.
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Old 11-10-2017, 02:36 PM   #212
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Did the morning coffee and biscuit run as usual, then went in to work
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Old 11-10-2017, 04:35 PM   #213
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For those posting what they did to their truck, that is what this thread here is for http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...729696&page=15
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Old 11-13-2017, 07:30 PM   #214
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Got some firewood to keep her warm in the shop and a hoist to rip her heart out.
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Old 11-17-2017, 03:43 PM   #215
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Old 11-22-2017, 09:15 AM   #216
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I put all the wheels back on, bolted in the driver's seat and went to the gas station!
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Old 11-22-2017, 03:03 PM   #217
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Old 11-22-2017, 10:59 PM   #218
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Ignored the speed limit!
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Old 11-23-2017, 12:26 PM   #219
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Ya but doing 25 in a 35 can be dicey.
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Old 12-03-2017, 06:29 PM   #220
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Drove it to the gym and home while jamming to some good ol' tunes.
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:03 AM   #222
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Went to the dumps in my truck. This is what is weighs with my dog and I and a Big Block in the truck. Minus 280ish lbs. If you can't read it, it is 4220 lbs.
I just got from the dump with mine and it weighed in at 3,882...small block with diamond plate bed....wonder why so much the weight difference John...?
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Old 12-05-2017, 04:01 PM   #223
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Got the driveshaft, 3 spd manual trans, bell housing, clutch and fly wheel off the 64, and ordered parts. Getting ready for the s10 5 spd conversion.
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