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Old 09-13-2014, 10:36 AM   #101
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Your fab work is nothing short of impressive. I wish I knew 1/10 of what you do. Excellent work, watching this one closely!
very nice work!!!!!
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Old 09-14-2014, 11:08 AM   #102
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Thanks guys, that 4th door is taking shape, it has been a lot of grafting of other door pieces since I started with mediocre doors. The rocker panel patches for the bottom was a success. They lined up really good with the contour at the bottom. I just need to get my gaps sucked in better and finish around that. Very happy to almost be done with the challenging side. Trevor
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Old 09-14-2014, 04:47 PM   #103
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Re: Project: Big Grapefruit

good looking build you got here. keep at it
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Old 09-14-2014, 05:57 PM   #104
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Finally got a swinger!
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Old 09-14-2014, 07:45 PM   #105
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Awesome.

that has to be a good feeling!
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Old 09-15-2014, 08:53 PM   #106
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Right on!
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Old 09-16-2014, 09:16 AM   #107
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Continues to look great - Excellent color choice!!!!

That is going to look sharp. Are you running the color solid or a two tone wih trim?
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Old 09-16-2014, 10:58 AM   #108
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It will be solid with both upper and lower trim. Trevor
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Old 09-16-2014, 04:09 PM   #109
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Nice work Trevor!
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Old 10-02-2014, 03:27 PM   #110
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Re: Project: Big Grapefruit

Just an FYI, West Side in Emporia has an old burb in the yard. Not sure if any of those pieces would help with your doors(glass, door panel mock-ups) or any other part of the truck. Progress is looking good though.
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Old 10-02-2014, 05:39 PM   #111
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Re: Project: Big Grapefruit

Thanks bud, I think I have most of everything I need to finish the door up finally. Between work, and dragging home future projects, I haven't had a lot of time lately to work on the crew. Trevor
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Old 10-04-2014, 12:58 AM   #112
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Cool project! You make this crew cab thing look easy. Nice work!!!
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Old 10-07-2014, 10:24 AM   #113
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I'm impressed and jealous, you have great fab skills Trevor!
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Old 10-07-2014, 09:35 PM   #114
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Re: Project: Big Grapefruit

Had a little bit of time to start mocking up the back passenger door tonight. I need to cut another back door pillar piece as this one had a little more rust in the seams i didnt want to take a chance with later.
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Old 10-07-2014, 10:11 PM   #115
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I apologize for my pics....my phone is acting up.
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Tonights progress....just about done with the inside of the door. I dont have the.holes drilled through the hinge support yet. So it was just sitting on the rocker threshold. Trevor
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Old 10-14-2014, 11:27 PM   #117
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Looks great I will defenitly be following your thread and try to do send catching up to you.
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Old 10-16-2014, 10:21 AM   #118
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In! Looks like it's gonna be a cool piece!
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Old 10-16-2014, 09:58 PM   #119
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In! Looks like it's gonna be a cool piece!
Thanks, hoping to finally make it in one of my trucks to the Nationals next year. Trevor
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Old 10-17-2014, 12:47 AM   #120
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Looks good ..... Nice detailed pictures too ..... So I can steal IDEAS for mine.
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Old 10-17-2014, 02:18 AM   #121
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Just curious on what your plans for the roof are? To keep the tall suburban roof and modify the back of the cab or shorten the roof? And also I'm wondering about the rear doors I see you shortened the 4th door toatch the 3rd door but am contemplating how difficult it would be to cut longer and replace the 3rd door with a full size door and just adding a regular full size door to the driver rear and just modifying the window Arch's to match the cab
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Old 10-17-2014, 07:21 AM   #122
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I'm here to help.

As far as the roof and doors. It will have the truck roof with clearance lamps and a pancaked burn roof. The doors just look longer on full size doors, but you have to modify 2 doors instead of one to be able to swing open on the pillar. Plus I want it looking more factory like every stock crew cab I've seen 73 on up. Trevor
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Old 10-19-2014, 11:11 PM   #123
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okay cool thanks for the heads up. great work
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Yes, I'm still plugging away after work. Finally got my upper door channels done and new drip rails to line the pillar up to the truck drip rails. My pillar stuck out from the truck roofs too far. These one piece channels helped suck in the pillar from the burn position. Also, by doing it this way helped in getting rid of the factory 1/4" difference between both sides and close gaps.
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Lined up
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1972 Cheyenne Super Crew Cab K30 4x4 Duramax, Allison, np205, buckets, tow hooks (CURRENT PROJECT)
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1989 V3500 Crew Cab (454tbi, NV4500, np205)
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