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Old 10-22-2018, 10:59 AM   #476
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Re: Dad's 1979 GMC Heavy Half Transformation

That has come out absolutely stunning. Awesome work!
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Old 10-22-2018, 08:57 PM   #477
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That has come out absolutely stunning. Awesome work!
Thanks skyphix!! It has been a long time coming. Couldn't have done it without the inspiration of this site and some great help and skill from JaysonB. Mike
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Old 10-25-2018, 02:40 PM   #478
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Wau!!! So awesome truck! I like very much when you installed to rear spacers. Now it is a perfect. Do you have pictures of that spacers? Do you use longer bolts or is it own bolts for spacers?
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Old 10-25-2018, 03:12 PM   #479
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Re: Dad's 1979 GMC Heavy Half Transformation

The 1" spacers bolt on to the axle studs, then the wheel is bolted to the spacer. I believe I got them from a place called Custom Made Only. They are billet aluminum spacers. Thanks Mike
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Old 10-25-2018, 03:43 PM   #480
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The 1" spacers bolt on to the axle studs, then the wheel is bolted to the spacer. I believe I got them from a place called Custom Made Only. They are billet aluminum spacers. Thanks Mike
Thaks a lot Mike! I understand what you mean. I would like to 0.5" spacers to our truck rear axle but that is impossible, because rear bolts is too long that 0,5" spacers and too short if I but only spacers+original bolts without extra bolts. But, maybe I can live without rear spacers.
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Old 10-29-2018, 08:23 PM   #481
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My youngest, 16 year old daughter, had a photography assignment and wanted me to take her to the park so she could take pictures. Thing is, she didn't want me to take the 17, she wanted to go in the 79; she loves this thing. So, what should have been a straight-line 10 minute drive, took me 40 minutes to go out of my way to get an iced tea before getting there!! I think I've put 500 miles on this thing in two weeks!!!!

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Old 10-29-2018, 08:40 PM   #482
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Looks great!
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Old 10-29-2018, 10:47 PM   #484
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That 2-tone blue w/white is pretty striking...!
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Love this truck, it has that perfect stance!
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Re: Dad's 1979 GMC Heavy Half Transformation

Spent the day, again, cleaning the garage. I really dragged my feet getting this done today! Now I have a little more room. Mike
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Old 11-14-2018, 02:37 PM   #488
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Really cool 'ol truck.
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Old 11-14-2018, 02:41 PM   #489
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Old 11-22-2018, 04:48 PM   #490
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Couldn’t resist! 50 degrees outside, had to take it for a drive on Thanksgiving!
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Beautiful
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Old 11-29-2018, 06:26 AM   #493
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I've read through a lot of build threads over the years, enjoyed them all, but yours is without a doubt my favorite.
Awesome work y'all did. The finished product shows.
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Old 11-29-2018, 09:08 AM   #494
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That means a lot, thanks Mingoman!! Mike
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