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Old 09-08-2015, 12:47 PM   #51
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Tried out some aluminum polish on my wheels. First pic, before washing. Second pic, after washing and before polishing. Third pic, after polishing. It's amazing what a little (ok a lot of) polish will do!
Big improvement! What did you use?
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Old 09-08-2015, 12:54 PM   #52
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Big improvement! What did you use?
I'm curious in that answer too, for tools and products. I current use Mothers because it has a protectorant (sp?) in addition to cleaner. For chrome, I found it lasts longer than McGuire's w/o protectorsomeorother. I still haven't been able to remove all the older stains yet though. I use drill and a foam ball applicator. Otherwise, it'd take way too much elbow grease.
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Old 09-08-2015, 10:50 PM   #53
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busy weekend for me...finished installing the retrosound stereo and speakers, installed sound deadener,insulation and carpet in the back seat and cargo area, mounted reupholstered rear seat and tomorrow night will finish the front up and put weatherstrips on the doorframes.I've still got a lot to do before heading to the truck show this weekend!
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Old 09-11-2015, 09:33 PM   #54
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We left the Burb at home tonight and took the 56 to a little cruise in at the DognSuds.
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Old 09-12-2015, 07:44 PM   #55
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Daughter, son in law and Grandkids took the Burb to a car show today. Great for tailgating!
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Old 09-12-2015, 09:01 PM   #56
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Replaced the positive battery cable.
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Old 09-13-2015, 01:02 AM   #57
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Broke down my 15x5.5 6 lug steelie wheels dismounted the dry rotted tires that were on there in order to get them ready to get powder coated gloss black.
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Old 09-13-2015, 01:41 AM   #58
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Daughter, son in law and Grandkids took the Burb to a car show today. Great for tailgating!
That's what I love about Suburban's!
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Old 09-13-2015, 07:08 AM   #59
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Really all I used was 3m heavy duty rubbing compound applied by hand onto the body and wiped it down with terry cloth, probably not the easiest or most conventional way. But it works for me that's how I did my k5 and my gmc.
I really admire "keeping the patna". They are only original once and there is something about preserving whats there.
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Old 09-13-2015, 09:57 AM   #60
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That's what I love about Suburban's!
This too...
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Old 09-13-2015, 10:56 AM   #61
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We all had a great day. Passing the car hobby to the next generations. We don't care about trophies and don't even taking cleaning supplies. It is about the time we spend together as a family.
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Old 09-13-2015, 12:18 PM   #62
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Great photo! Although it could have the burb in the background...
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Old 09-13-2015, 02:28 PM   #63
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Great photo! Although it could have the burb in the background...
I agree and thought the same thing. Then I figured the way the boys were fighting over the trophy, by the time we made it back to the Burb no one would have been smiling.
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Old 09-13-2015, 11:10 PM   #64
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I pulled the front suspension apart on Betty..... again.
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Old 09-14-2015, 09:32 AM   #65
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Took the daily summertime driver in Maine to a car show at local park (with a lighthouse) and let people touch it!
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Old 09-14-2015, 09:44 AM   #66
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I pulled the front suspension apart on Betty..... again.
More improvements? Curious how your brakes will perform as I need to upgrade mine.
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Old 09-14-2015, 09:45 AM   #67
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Portheadlight, wow, nice Burb and spectacular scenery!
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Old 09-14-2015, 03:24 PM   #68
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Love seeing all the car show pics!

Put it up on jacks to get ready to rebuild the Dana60 and turn down the dually hubs...

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Old 09-14-2015, 08:13 PM   #69
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Love the GMC!
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Old 09-19-2015, 08:00 PM   #70
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After replacing the front suspension and converting to disc brakes awhile back I finally had the Burbs suspension aligned today.
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Old 09-20-2015, 08:40 PM   #71
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Added the much needed wiper delay from board member Twouvakind.
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Old 09-21-2015, 01:27 AM   #72
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Didn't do anything to the 'burb but I did take out the K5 to stretch her legs does that count lol?
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Old 09-21-2015, 02:50 PM   #73
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More improvements? Curious how your brakes will perform as I need to upgrade mine.
Yes.... Updates to the build thread coming soon.
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Old 09-22-2015, 01:20 PM   #74
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Got my prop valve, vette master cylinder and finally have all the brake lines hooked up. Still need to run a bracket for the prop valve now.

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Old 09-24-2015, 01:14 PM   #75
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I drove mine to work today as I do every day . The best days seem to be the ones where you don't have to do a darn thing. And yes, there a list plenty long...
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