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Old 05-23-2010, 06:32 AM   #26
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

Way to tackle the heavy rust issues. Nice job.
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Old 06-04-2010, 10:50 PM   #27
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

Got some more rusty crap removed and test fitted the rocker and lower kick panel... Added some por-15 after scaling and wire brushing the solid steel..
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Old 07-16-2010, 03:18 PM   #28
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

a couple pics till i get the camera recharged
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Old 07-16-2010, 09:09 PM   #29
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

lookin good!
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Old 07-16-2010, 09:16 PM   #30
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

thanks russ... i need to take more pics..esp of the piece i made using your idea plus some of my own..
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Old 07-16-2010, 09:22 PM   #31
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

Looks good. i don't feel so bad about the wife's 79 shortbed i promised to build her now.
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Old 07-16-2010, 09:26 PM   #32
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

OK but you have the luxury of choosing much less rusty trucks to start with..... LOL
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Old 07-16-2010, 10:30 PM   #33
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

Well the body is pretty much shot but I have a couple of parts trucks to choose from


The brown 79 on the left is mine that I am rebuilding for a work truck her 79 isnt in that pic. Nor is the 83 3/4 ton I picked up
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Old 07-17-2010, 10:10 AM   #34
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

like the collection is the 4th from the left a 73 -74? any good parts? I could use a set of headlight bezels that are decent and not badly pitted
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Old 07-17-2010, 10:38 AM   #35
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

Yeah that is a 73. Might sell the bezels off of that one. How much are they worth to you.
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Old 07-17-2010, 12:21 PM   #36
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

depends on the condition..... pics.....please
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Old 07-17-2010, 05:06 PM   #37
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

I will try to get some tomorrow it is pouring rain right now.
This is the best one I have right now.
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Old 07-18-2010, 08:56 PM   #38
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

thats a nice 73.... like the original color..very retro...
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Old 07-18-2010, 09:02 PM   #39
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

got some work done today... floor support is in and fits nice... and the floo nhas only one patch the size of a half dollar to go.....
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

I few more..... i need to dress the welds and POR the floor..... I plan on re-inforcing the out floor / rocker. then install the angle iron on the underside for the plate to replace the torque box....
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

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thats a nice 73.... like the original color..very retro...


it looks good from 20 feet but it is a bondo buggy

Couldn't get any pics today it was pouring rain. I may have to invest in an underwater camera if this keeps up.
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

was sunny n humid here....
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

Ok here are some cell phone pics. There is a smqll amount of pitting on them but over all they are in pretty good shape.


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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

is that one busted near the bottom? it looks like it is.... on the grille side toward the bottom
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

no it is just a weird reflection.
I put the pic of the drivers side up above too.
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Old 07-20-2010, 04:44 AM   #46
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

ahh OK they do look a bit better than mine..... they look to be good "driver" shape... i am sure my truck will never be show quality anyhow since i am doing so much fabrication..they would work IMO
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

Make me an offer I am easy to get along with
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Old 08-10-2010, 09:19 PM   #48
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Re: 74 K/5 Screamin Green

nice original lo mile 77 jimmy ... with working A/C... solid underneath.... needs a lil TLC but runs like a bear best thing is...it was CHEAP clock says 32K for a NY truck id believe it.. at 132 up here theyd be a rot box and in the bone yard 20 yrs ago this thing is tight n strong...
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:33 PM   #49
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Very nice find!
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:45 PM   #50
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thanks once i get the edelbrock off it and replace it with the OE q jet with the kickdown and A/C solenoid shell be nicer..
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