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Old 04-16-2017, 08:52 PM   #201
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Do tires count?
dude your fender and hood gaps look great!
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Old 04-17-2017, 05:05 PM   #202
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Old 04-17-2017, 05:30 PM   #203
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Hey guys, heres my '53 going together. got the fenders on and started some assembly.
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:37 PM   #204
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Looking very nice.
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:46 PM   #205
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Sorry wrong thread. I tried to delete this post.

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Old 04-18-2017, 08:24 AM   #206
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My truck caught fire about 8 onths ago when a fuel injector cracked and sprayed fuel all over. Been doing what i can to get my daily driver of 8 years back on the road. Took the fuel injection off and am in the process of installing a quick fuel carb. Should be ready to fire it up this week or this coming weekend.
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Old 04-18-2017, 09:12 AM   #207
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My truck caught fire about 8 onths ago when a fuel injector cracked and sprayed fuel all over. Been doing what i can to get my daily driver of 8 years back on the road. Took the fuel injection off and am in the process of installing a quick fuel carb. Should be ready to fire it up this week or this coming weekend.
Wow, that's not good, hope your back on the road soon...Jim
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Old 04-21-2017, 09:54 PM   #208
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got my vintage plates on the truck
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Old 04-23-2017, 11:38 PM   #209
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worked on the death rattles resurrection from the fire. I fixed one problem only create another that's got me scratching my head. I have fixed the fuel issue but now I have no spark. so I get to think about this for the next few days..
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Old 04-24-2017, 04:38 PM   #210
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Brought the 59 chevy short bed frame in to do some more welding on the frame and getting ready for paint. Wish I had my own shop but a friend's will do need and all lol.

UPDATE 🤔 didn't get it painted but I got everything welded on the frame got all the grim and grease off the frame and pressured washed and back into the shop to dry for the night will start and fire in the shop to get it warm and paint it in the morning will post it when it's done.
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Old 04-25-2017, 10:18 PM   #211
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Well finished the paint on the frame now I have I baking in the shop to dry. I think it turned out pretty good didn't think it was gonna turn out this nice So now I'm gonna take the leads apart and do them and the axles as well now. Can't believe how it turned out doing it with a brush.
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Old 04-26-2017, 12:51 AM   #212
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looks good from here. those are some heavy duty axle stands you have there. a couple look like the axle tubes from an old tractor.
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Old 04-26-2017, 12:55 AM   #213
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Ya they axle off a like model T. They work really good I don't truck these cheap ones never had a issue with them. And I made them adjustable too

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looks good from here. those are some heavy duty axle stands you have there. a couple look like the axle tubes from an old tractor.
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Old 04-26-2017, 10:20 AM   #214
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Don't forget to take the front suspension off, getting ready for IFS. It would be much easier with just the frame to work with. PS: You will go with IFS if you drive it much.
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Old 04-26-2017, 10:41 AM   #215
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before you take front end off, if getting ready for IFS, centre punch a mark on the frame that denotes the axle centreline. you will need that later, especially if you plan on lowering the truck at all. also, while it is up in the air anyway, do a frame check for out of square (corner to corner check-not more than 1/8" out of square) and a check down the middle of the cross members to see if the frame is straight front to rear and up and down (swayback or sag). better to catch it now than later.
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Old 04-26-2017, 10:43 AM   #216
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here is the chevy page from the assembly manual on how they recommend to check the frame.
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Old 04-27-2017, 12:28 AM   #217
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Well sorry for all the post about painting my frame but really excited to get this truck done this was suppose to be our wedding truck but then went and bought a 58 gmc truck for the wedding, gotta love my wife for letting me have all these trucks . But anywho the frame is complete and done axles are painted tomorrow all the fuel lines and brake lines will be put back on and then start on the body.
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Old 04-27-2017, 04:39 PM   #218
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Installed a seat out a 2005 Chevy and took it out for a drive. It is so much more comfortable to drive with the new seat.
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Old 04-27-2017, 05:17 PM   #219
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nice looking truck. no snow up there? we have some sun on and off but not to warm today.
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nice looking truck. no snow up there? we have some sun on and off but not to warm today.
No snow on the ground but it still feels like winter in the air. Need some warmer weather soon!
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Old Today, 06:34 PM   #221
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I was down at my sons shop last week, first time I had seen my truck since Christmas when he picked it up. In case anyone is wondering, like I was, the new rear cab panel for the BBW converson had a Key Parts label and no hole for the fuel filler. I've used Key parts before so I'm fine with that, and happy that there's no filler hole.
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