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Old 03-07-2009, 04:25 PM   #1
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Re-doing "La Blue" once again

Well guys i have decide to give my 68 stepside "La Blue" a make over. She will be getting the back shaved and suspension powdercoated along with new paint and interior. Here are some pics before going under the knife.

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Old 03-07-2009, 04:35 PM   #2
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Re: Re-doing "La Blue" once again

As nice as it is already, can't wait to see what you have up your sleeve!
BTW, like the Boyd's wheels. May I ask what are the specs on them? They tuck very well.
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:40 PM   #3
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As nice as it is already, can't wait to see what you have up your sleeve!
BTW, like the Boyd's wheels. May I ask what are the specs on them? They tuck very well.
Thanks..i will be postin plenty of pics as we progress. The wheels are 20x10s all the way around. The front has a 3 1/2 in lip and the rear has a 5in lip.

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Old 03-07-2009, 07:21 PM   #4
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i vote for a LS7.....looks great for a starting point...
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Old 03-07-2009, 07:29 PM   #5
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Wow that truck looks perfect as is
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Old 03-07-2009, 08:29 PM   #6
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Re: Re-doing "La Blue" once again

Updated pics of progress. Have removed moldings, bumpers and front and rear glass.

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Old 03-07-2009, 08:35 PM   #7
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You should of left this truck alone and got another truck to re-do. Your truck looks great as it is (or was). Looking forward to seeing the finished product!
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Old 03-07-2009, 08:39 PM   #8
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You should of left this truck alone and got another truck to re-do. Your truck looks great as it is (or was). Looking forward to seeing the finished product!
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Old 03-07-2009, 08:40 PM   #9
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You should of left this truck alone and got another truck to re-do. Your truck looks great as it is (or was). Looking forward to seeing the finished product!
Thanks but honestly the truck was painted in 2004 and was time for a change..well to me it was. If i could come across another decent swb i would jump on it as well.
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Old 03-07-2009, 08:47 PM   #10
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Did you strip the roof
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Old 03-07-2009, 08:54 PM   #11
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Did you strip the roof
Yes had some rust developing by the drip rail.
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:09 PM   #12
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Re: Re-doing "La Blue" once again

what route are you goin with paint? love the truck as is btw but i understand sometimes you gotta scratch that itch!
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:27 PM   #13
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what route are you goin with paint? love the truck as is btw but i understand sometimes you gotta scratch that itch!
Probably same blue with custom pinstriping
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:51 PM   #14
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Wow I thought I was the only person that would take a very nice truck/car and re-do it just because..Great looking truck and look forward to seeing the next finished product...good luck!!!!
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Old 03-07-2009, 11:07 PM   #15
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Please tell me you getting new rims and would love to cut me a deal on those boyds!!
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Old 03-08-2009, 01:05 AM   #16
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that truck was sick already woulda at least waited until winter and got one last summer out of her.but good luck with build cant wait to see what the out come will be
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Old 03-08-2009, 01:39 PM   #17
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Please tell me you getting new rims and would love to cut me a deal on those boyds!!
Aw, I saw em first!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-08-2009, 02:41 PM   #18
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I vote shave the side markers !!!!!!!!!

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Old 03-08-2009, 07:45 PM   #20
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Was thinking the same..thanks
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Old 03-08-2009, 11:17 PM   #21
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beautiful ride already, just goes to show ya we are never satisfied with our trucks and always want more!!!
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Old 03-08-2009, 11:27 PM   #22
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WoW nice truck and frist off your truck has the small back window in the back of the trucks cab so your truck is a 1967 with 1968 front fenders i know my chevys and trucks
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Old 03-09-2009, 12:29 AM   #23
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WoW nice truck and frist off your truck has the small back window in the back of the trucks cab so your truck is a 1967 with 1968 front fenders i know my chevys and trucks
Its a 68 stepside with a 72 suspension and a 67 cab. Combined what i liked into one truck.
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Old 03-09-2009, 12:34 AM   #24
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Well, if you are going with a different wheel setup I will take the ones you have now.... sweet looking truck.
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Old 03-09-2009, 12:43 AM   #25
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Wow, I love your truck. What is that color code, it is perfect!
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