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Old 03-26-2019, 09:43 PM   #51
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I got one side down to size for shortbed. Before and after. Some broken boards took me a little to fix
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Old 03-28-2019, 08:20 PM   #52
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Well I was hoping to beat the rain but I lost. I finished oiling framework and got some of the aluminum back on. Spent too long trying to figure out the window openings issue.
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Old 03-28-2019, 10:30 PM   #53
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Re: 67 chevy shortbed PA project

Looks like a great project! I wouldn’t have had the imagination to chop it down the way you are. Good work.
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Old 03-28-2019, 11:04 PM   #54
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Looks like a great project! I wouldnít have had the imagination to chop it down the way you are. Good work.
Thanks. I was tired of waiting for a shortbed shell to pop up. Iím sure right when I finish I will run across a shortbed version.
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Old 03-30-2019, 12:37 AM   #55
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Today I finally put on the kyb shocks I got last week. Made a big difference. They are way softer so little more body roll but smoother ride overall.
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Old 04-02-2019, 10:07 PM   #56
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I picked up some paneling from near Joplin to fix my window gap issue. I actually like the condition and diamond pattern. I also got really lucky it was the right height to slide right into the old spot. Just cut some openings for little windows. I stripped the white and brown panels to get them ready to polish.
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Old 04-07-2019, 10:02 PM   #57
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I put the front and side window in today. Should of finished it but had to checkout some parts near me. Went to get 67 knobs but left with dash and manual column. Pumped on gauge bezel cause it has no cracks and it has manual throttle knob which is cool.
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Old 04-18-2019, 09:33 PM   #58
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Finally got the shell on last night. I made some mounts that bolt in the stake pockets. Need to make a back door , insulation, and cover up insulation paneling but at least itís on.
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Old 05-26-2019, 04:15 PM   #59
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Well the highway didnít like my camper I guess. Little hole appeared on my way to Kansas and by the time I got home it was flapping all over. I bought some polycarbonate for the top. I guess Iíll have a 6íx6í sunroof in the top now. Bought some S.S. buttons for a cover so it doesnít melt my bike in the back. On the lookout for a piece of leather I can afford to match the brown on the side. Also tig welded back door frame together. Just need to grab latch and trim pieces I found. Cool gmc I saw near Kansas.
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Old 06-02-2019, 11:59 PM   #60
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Put the polycarbonate pieces on for the sunroof. Open for ideas on a good brown material for button down cover? Not really sure what will hold up but I need something so I donít melt the tires off my bike in the bed.
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Old 06-21-2019, 03:12 PM   #61
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Hand stitching tonneau cover for camper. Picked up shraeder valves and fittings so I can get front bags on this weekend.
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Old 06-22-2019, 09:27 PM   #62
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Welded control arm bag cups.
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Old 06-23-2019, 08:51 PM   #63
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Re: 67 chevy shortbed PA project

Nice and clean design with plenty of room. I like it...
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Old 06-30-2019, 09:38 PM   #64
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Well like most projects, itís taking way longer than expected. I thought I would get bags on both sides then drive to skatepark tonight. Instead Iím taking tomorrow off work to finish. Breaking ball joint free was difficult, then had to grind a flat spot on ball joint to hold with locking pliers to remove castle nut. Learned to pin cross shaft up in place on pin before you try to put u-bolts in. Hard to find a grommet for airline thatís got a 3/16 slot for cross member. Funny stuff was the ball joint that just fell out of arm it was so loose and coil spring that had a coil broke off it in cup.
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Old 07-07-2019, 03:05 PM   #65
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Well the airbags feel amazing in the front. I had to re-sew one side of the tonneau cover to get a 1/4Ē more stretch. Stretching it onto buttons was rough. I like how tight she is but weíll see if it handles the highway since Iíll be putting 2500 miles on it in the next couple weeks. Hopefully Iíll figure out how to dye it the same brown as the sides.
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