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Old 03-08-2017, 06:11 PM   #951
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Re: 72 K30 Build

Very, very nice!
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Old 03-13-2017, 02:46 PM   #952
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Re: 72 K30 Build

tHuMbS uP!!!
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Old 03-13-2017, 04:47 PM   #953
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That looks very nice! I'll be replacing my carpet in a couple of months. I'm going to add some sound deadener too. It wasn't bad before. I just didn't have the extra coin to do it before.
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Old 03-14-2017, 09:45 AM   #954
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Re: 72 K30 Build

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Very, very nice!
Thanks Rick!

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Thanks Scott! Im digging the new hood your truck is going to be a looker!

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That looks very nice! I'll be replacing my carpet in a couple of months. I'm going to add some sound deadener too. It wasn't bad before. I just didn't have the extra coin to do it before.
Thanks Ryan, cant wait to be like you and drive mine!



What would you guys say if I told you I was thinking about cutting a hole in that pretty wood grain bezel? We acquired a complete throttle lock including the pedal on our parts trip to D&L Truck Parts Junction City, OR http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...&postcount=223, its been slated for this truck. The old camper had one on the spid (K31 Manual Throttle) but unfortunately it had been removed before it got to us. These are a must if youre running a PTO or a more dangerous use is an old skool cruise control!
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Old 03-14-2017, 03:44 PM   #955
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Re: 72 K30 Build

Nice. Don't forget where the cruise is at that quick moment. :LOL:

Did you get more rear spring hangers?
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Old 03-18-2017, 10:11 AM   #956
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True! Nope, old pic, those are the ones we used on the truck.



Flatbed update; Ive been getting into a bit of a twist over this! Our salesman sent an email on the 8th telling me hed screwed up and the bed was off again! Said that he'd miss read an email from CM earlier that they would not build a bed to our 61.5 cab to axle specification after telling me we were good to go and that it was ordered. Ha, after going around and around for a month with this guy we handled it pretty well by only firing him once!

Funny thing is that it lit a flame under him and he started to supply the info we needed in a very timely matter. Long story short we took a close look at the 60 cab to axle bed and with input from CM, and some back and forth with some other CM vendors were back on track (I hope) with a RD bed for our K30.

Heres a pic we used to get the fuel fill in the correct location prior to this final approved drawing. CM had placed the fuel fill to far forward over the drive tires with a big bend in an earlier drawing. This pic also shows the bed frame cross members, goose neck ball in approximation to the rear axle, etc.
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Old 03-19-2017, 12:50 PM   #957
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Re: 72 K30 Build

Man what a headache, Lets hope this time its gonna happen.
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Old 03-20-2017, 10:17 AM   #958
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Re: 72 K30 Build

No kidding! Probably for the best we went through this process, in hind sight Im pretty sure the bed would have come in wrong.


Replaced our super brittle T400 kick down harness with a new one from AAW, black TCS wire did get cut off prior to installing. Pedal & vent restorations are completed, wire brushed and satin cleared the bare metal brackets and small parts. Passenger side diaphragm still holds pressure and should work fine.
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Old 03-20-2017, 12:54 PM   #959
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Re: 72 K30 Build

Looking good. Its all this "fiddly" work that is so time consuming, but sure looks nice when the parts you are putting back in look as good as the rest of the truck!
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Old 03-21-2017, 10:21 AM   #960
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Thanks Rick! Yeah, your right IMO it makes a big difference in the overall build. Our old Blue is like a 35+ footer! It's what we like about that truck.


Restoring the steering column next, decided to shorten it just a little (an inch + or -) while its blown apart.
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Old 03-21-2017, 04:38 PM   #961
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Re: 72 K30 Build

You'll be glad you did that. I got in an all stock 72 the other day and ate steering wheel.
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Old 03-22-2017, 09:01 AM   #962
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Re: 72 K30 Build

RU you saying that living the good life is making us a little pudgy?


Column has been reassembled (mostly) and ready go in the cab.
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Old 03-22-2017, 07:55 PM   #963
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Re: 72 K30 Build

It could be that. And that these cabs are smaaallllll. Haha
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Old 03-23-2017, 09:07 AM   #964
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You know it!


This corner of the house has been taken over with truck parts that need to be installed. Our 205 shifter arm made it back from the chrome shop, noticed that my knob could use a polish.
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Old 03-23-2017, 10:43 AM   #965
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Re: 72 K30 Build

I feel the same way with all the parts everywhere!!! I just wish mine were just ready to install!!!
keep it up you will be motoring along in no time!
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