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Old 11-28-2016, 12:06 PM   #926
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Re: Project: 1967 C10 Small Window

Awesome updates.
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Old 11-28-2016, 09:20 PM   #927
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Awesome progress and GREAT looking work!
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Made this tool today... Can anyone guess what it was used for?
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Old 11-28-2016, 10:32 PM   #928
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Re: Project: 1967 C10 Small Window

Sorry to see the aftermath but glad to see you are getting her back into shape, awesome progress so far

As far as the tool, I do not have a clue but I am sure it will make sense after you tell us
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Old 11-29-2016, 01:26 PM   #929
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holding carriage bolts?
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Old 11-29-2016, 04:20 PM   #930
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Re: Project: 1967 C10 Small Window

David, I just revisited your build thread to show a buddy at work your truck, and saw your situation.

Sorry to hear about the accident, but am glad you are OK.

Trucks can be rebuilt.

I like the the way you approach your build on the truck.

I think I told you before that your build was an inspiration for me to start my build on my 70 short step. I am not street legal yet, but getting close.

Here's a quick pic.

I'll be sure to check back to see your progress.
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Old 11-29-2016, 09:50 PM   #931
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Sorry to see the aftermath but glad to see you are getting her back into shape, awesome progress so far

As far as the tool, I do not have a clue but I am sure it will make sense after you tell us
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David, I just revisited your build thread to show a buddy at work your truck, and saw your situation.

Sorry to hear about the accident, but am glad you are OK.

Trucks can be rebuilt.

I like the the way you approach your build on the truck.

I think I told you before that your build was an inspiration for me to start my build on my 70 short step. I am not street legal yet, but getting close.

Here's a quick pic.

I'll be sure to check back to see your progress.
Nice! Glad my truck could be an inspiration. That thing is awesome and I see you're in Houston. Maybe we will cross paths someday. I'm considering a white roof/grille this time around but I'll likely keep it as is.

Well here you go. I tried to use an open end wrench with a cheater bar and it started to deform the plug...so I thought I would stand a better chance if the cap was completely boxed. I didn't have an 8 pointed socket in the right size. Drilled a hole and filed it into the exact shape... a lot of work for something I'll never use again but it worked perfectly.

I also removed the bushings and sleeves from the trailing arms and they are ready for powdercoat. That was a pain. Tomorrow I will remove the yoke and pinion from the housing and it should also be ready for powder. I should have the control arms back this week.
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Old 11-30-2016, 12:39 PM   #932
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I used the blue-tipped axe on my TA bushings. Stinky/messy but easy!
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Old 11-30-2016, 06:46 PM   #933
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I used the blue-tipped axe on my TA bushings. Stinky/messy but easy!
Ha! I've never heard it called that. We have a 20 ton press that helped. I have original style rubber replacements with sleeves that I'll be using.
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Old 11-30-2016, 06:49 PM   #934
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My first powdercoated parts! I took them to North Side Powdercoating in Conroe. They did an awesome job! Also dropped off my trailing arms and axle housing.
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Old 11-30-2016, 06:55 PM   #935
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I also have some new shoes on order as of today. I have an idea and they may not end up being gray... we will see.

Thanks Travis at ProPerformance!
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Old 11-30-2016, 08:09 PM   #936
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My first powdercoated parts! I took them to North Side Powdercoating in Conroe. They did an awesome job! Also dropped off my trailing arms and axle housing.
if you could PM me what you pay for the P coating see if what I'm spending is market
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Old 12-01-2016, 12:31 PM   #938
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Uh oh... I hope y'all don't hate them that much.
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Old 12-01-2016, 03:56 PM   #939
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I love them! Sizes? Do tell what you've got cooking for the centers.
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I love them! Sizes? Do tell what you've got cooking for the centers.
Thanks! 20"

As for the centers...I'll keep it a secret for now. Could look pretty good or pretty bad. Gray will look good regardless.
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Old 03-08-2017, 02:39 AM   #941
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What a thread! Too bad it got banged up after all of that hard work. We all learn to drive like grandpa the hard way..... Great reading tonight, nice work David.
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Old 09-20-2017, 04:50 PM   #942
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man- heartbreaking to see what happened to the truck. But great job with keeping it rolling and plugging away at getting it back together. any updates as of late?
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What a thread! Too bad it got banged up after all of that hard work. We all learn to drive like grandpa the hard way..... Great reading tonight, nice work David.
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man- heartbreaking to see what happened to the truck. But great job with keeping it rolling and plugging away at getting it back together. any updates as of late?
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Wow I haven't posted in over a year...

I'm still plugging away at it and I'm on to body work now. I'll try to post pictures soon. I'm trying to make LST '18, but that's a long shot at this point... Life got busy.
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Havenít given up on this one. The cab is fixed and where it belongs as of last night...
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What you have done looks great...Jim
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Thank you. If anyone has any questions on anything feel free to ask. I clearly havenít been good about keeping this up to date lol...
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Looks Great! I'd like to see how you ran your exhaust to get it outside of the frame, if you get a chance.
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Looks Great! I'd like to see how you ran your exhaust to get it outside of the frame, if you get a chance.
Thanks mines a stepside so I donít have a ton of room to work with. Wanted to take it all the way out the back this time. Came up with this setup with some mandrel bent 2.5Ē the rear section is left uncoated now so that I can get it exactly how I want it once the bed is on (rotation and length).
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Very nice! I understand about not having a ton of room, I'm going to build a better exhaust for my Blazer this winter. With an 11" shorter wheelbase and rocker boxes outside of the framerails, it's going to get interesting. I like your truck even more now that I see you are using a TKO 5-speed, I'm wanting to switch to that also.
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Very nice! I understand about not having a ton of room, I'm going to build a better exhaust for my Blazer this winter. With an 11" shorter wheelbase and rocker boxes outside of the framerails, it's going to get interesting. I like your truck even more now that I see you are using a TKO 5-speed, I'm wanting to switch to that also.
Thanks yeah itíll be a huge improvement over the granny 4-speed. The little loop is the lowest point but itís minimal.
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