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Old 03-08-2011, 09:32 PM   #1
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Engine compartment transformed in 12 days

Let's talk about opening a can of worms. I made the mistake of taking my jack out, cleaned and painted it and put it back in. This started everything. I then started on the firewall and before you know it the motor. Not bad for 12 days of none stop cleaning, sandblasting, wire wheeling and painting.
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:34 PM   #2
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:34 PM   #3
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wow what a change. looks great
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:36 PM   #4
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:38 PM   #5
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:39 PM   #6
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Dude....you're making the rest of us look bad by comparison...
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:53 PM   #7
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Re: Engine compartment transformed in 12 days

How did you go about that? Did you pull the motor or just the surrounding parts? Looks great by the way.
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:54 PM   #8
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Re: Engine compartment transformed in 12 days

How did you do that??? Did you pull the engine and everything? It looks NEW! You did a great job-
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:58 PM   #9
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Re: Engine compartment transformed in 12 days

what did you use for the engine paint?
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Old 03-08-2011, 10:06 PM   #10
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Holy crap, man! Amazing job. I too would like to know to what lengths you had to go to achieve that. What did you end up just throwing away and replacing? Did you get all new bolts and such? Hoses? Alternator?

Just amazing.
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Old 03-08-2011, 10:32 PM   #11
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^^^^^^^x2 A lot of elbow grease and what paint?
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Old 03-08-2011, 10:45 PM   #12
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What did you use on the master cylinder - Eastman paint?
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Old 03-08-2011, 11:00 PM   #13
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Fantastic job. Very thorough.
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Old 03-08-2011, 11:01 PM   #14
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By the way, do you have any more photos of your entire truck? I've been drooling over your avatar for some time now. Love the hubcaps and stance.
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Old 03-08-2011, 11:34 PM   #15
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Old 03-08-2011, 11:46 PM   #22
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Old 03-08-2011, 11:56 PM   #23
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Re: Engine compartment transformed in 12 days

No I didn't have to pull the engine just spent many hours hanging over the fenders. It wasn't so bad with the hood and hinges off. I used Eastwoods spray gray under the actual hood and eastwoods zinc phosphate on the hinges, hood latch and master cylinder. All the nuts and bolts I sand blasted and used eastwoods satin diamond clear spray on them. I also used eastwoods brush on factory gray exhaust paint they came out perfect after I blasted them too.
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Old 03-08-2011, 11:57 PM   #24
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holy crap! i want to buy your truck!!!! LOL excellent job please tell us how did you do it??
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Old 03-09-2011, 12:01 AM   #25
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serious;y how much did you spend on it to make it look like that??
its incredible how in 12 days you maked it a show condition engine bay
looks like a $25 grand + truck
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