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Old 09-11-2018, 08:02 AM   #226
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Re: Francis the Tow Pig - 1949 GMC 250 Dually

Very nice work
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:00 AM   #227
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Thanks guys! It's been quite a journey!
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Old 09-11-2018, 02:11 PM   #228
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Re: Francis the Tow Pig - 1949 GMC 250 Dually

Striping made a nice touch, looks great...Jim
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Old 09-14-2018, 01:07 PM   #229
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Thank you Jim!
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Old 09-14-2018, 03:01 PM   #230
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Re: Francis the Tow Pig - 1949 GMC 250 Dually

I agree with everyone else, your truck looks really good!

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Old 09-14-2018, 03:37 PM   #231
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I agree with everyone else, your truck looks really good!

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Thank you, cab and side window weather stripping, and AC!
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Old 09-16-2018, 01:42 PM   #232
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Re: Francis the Tow Pig - 1949 GMC 250 Dually

so outlaw, I like the overlook of your truck. I notice that you have shoulder belts in a 3 window cab. how did you mount the top pivot for the belts? I don't see any details on your or any other posts. belts are my next project on mine. thanks.
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Old 09-16-2018, 01:45 PM   #233
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so outlaw, I like the overlook of your truck. I notice that you have shoulder belts in a 3 window cab. how did you mount the top pivot for the belts? I don't see any details on your or any other posts. belts are my next project on mine. thanks.
Thanks, I drilled holes and plug welded each one in 3 places. You can slip the "backing" plate in from the top with the headliner out.
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Old 09-16-2018, 02:22 PM   #234
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ok, thanks for the info. the instructions I got aren't too good.
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Old 09-20-2018, 09:49 AM   #235
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Well since most of the need-to's are done, things will probably slow down on Francis for a while. I picked up an '89 K5 Jimmy to replace my F150, started a "build" thread on it.

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Old 09-21-2018, 03:22 PM   #236
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I had a 2wd blazer for a spit of time, a quad light like yours (it was an 82 though, someone had upgraded) , love those blazers!
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I had a 2wd blazer for a spit of time, a quad light like yours (it was an 82 though, someone had upgraded) , love those blazers!
I also had an '82 2WD, mine was a Jimmy and still had the stacked headlights. Would love to have that one back also.
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Old 09-29-2018, 11:15 AM   #238
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Well I finally finished up the battery box project. Wife found the perfect box on Etsy of all places. Dimensions couldn't be any better if I would have fab'd it myself.

At shows I was just throwing a wood box made out of the bedwood scraps and burned to match.

Very happy with how this turned out, battery access is also a snap.





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Great idea and it looks right at home there.
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that came out perfect! I'd like to see a tweaker try to grab it and run too haha
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that came out perfect! I'd like to see a tweaker try to grab it and run too haha
Thanks guys! I'm very pleased with the end look
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