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Old 02-04-2018, 04:05 PM   #1
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Dirty Tijuana bible build

i have been debating starting a thread , i didnt want to at first because i thought it might jinx me , well i dont have to worry about that anymore im sure i am jinxed to the limit lol .. anyway i am just going to post a bunch of pics and get it up to speed .. AWESOME FORUM .. LOVE IT ..
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Old 02-04-2018, 04:08 PM   #2
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Old 02-04-2018, 04:14 PM   #3
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and it begins lol
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Old 02-04-2018, 04:18 PM   #4
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this part was pretty fun , hard work but fun ... no powder coat , just poor boy rattle can and ALOT of elbow grease ..
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Old 02-04-2018, 04:24 PM   #5
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had to get a motor that straight six just wasnt doing it for me ,,,, went to Jimmy's " super cool dude " for 650$ i got a motor trans , rear end , ac , column wiring harness , ect .. OH YEAH ... you have to pull it yourself at Jimmy's .. I had never done any thing like this ... and it was hot .. took me about 7 trips
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Old 02-04-2018, 04:27 PM   #6
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Old 02-04-2018, 04:30 PM   #7
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one more round of pics and im done for a while ...
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Old 02-04-2018, 06:09 PM   #8
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Im in to see more .
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Old 02-04-2018, 06:24 PM   #9
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looks good....you need to move this to the 67-72 build section...pm lockdoc and he'll take care of it
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Old 02-05-2018, 02:26 AM   #10
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Re: Dirty Tijuana bible build

DIY watts link .. i figured i have already cut the frame why not ..
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Old 02-05-2018, 02:37 AM   #11
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diy watts link
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Old 02-05-2018, 10:35 AM   #12
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That cab looks mighty nice! Think I will follow along to see what else you come up with.
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Old 02-06-2018, 03:46 AM   #13
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thankyou sir .. i have gotten it to pretty much what you see i have a few more pics to take and post then im probably going to need some help.
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Old 02-07-2018, 06:52 PM   #14
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Looks killer!
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Old 02-07-2018, 11:34 PM   #15
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How'd ya come up with the thread name? Is there a story involved?
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Old 02-08-2018, 02:48 AM   #16
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Nice start on this one keep us posted.
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Old 02-08-2018, 10:11 AM   #17
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Yeah, is there a story to the thread name ? Great build.
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:25 AM   #18
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nice brother!!!

i'm not too far from you. do you think you will make the BBQ cook off/car show in meridian this october?
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Old 02-10-2018, 12:23 PM   #19
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this is what i have going on today , i need some advice i think i know what to do i just would like to hear it from other folks . so finaly have the right engine srtands and i think i measured for the drive shaft when i had it setting in the rear holes . and this is how much the drive shaft is sticking out should i just buy another drive shaft or scoot the engine back ?
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Old 02-10-2018, 12:28 PM   #20
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we usually talk about going and never do . oh heck yeah you are just right up the road , nice quote , made me chuckle .
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:57 PM   #21
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Re: Dirty Tijuana bible build

got a few more pics on seats , and some jack stands i made to be able to work under the truck . i still need to trim them down a little, there pretty cool if i jack them all the way up and put pins in i can almost sit upright under my truck with it slammed down . and some pics on the cover ive been messin around with ..
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:58 PM   #22
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Old 03-03-2018, 11:40 PM   #23
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Has to be the dumbest title to a build thread ever

YEAH this title is pretty dumb .. anyway i have a few more pics of some test fitting this weekend ..
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Old 03-03-2018, 11:47 PM   #24
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i wish i could change the name of this thread .. enough crying here are a couple pics of putting the bed and finders on to cut and fit .. i like it ..
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Old 03-04-2018, 12:43 AM   #25
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What's wrong with the thread title?? I like the progress.

That coin ring is awesome! I've watched a lot of videos of people making them, haven't gotten the time to make my own though. What coin did you end up using? How tough was it to make? It looks really clean!
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