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Old 02-27-2014, 11:27 AM
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83 F-100 BAYOU-PROJECT

Im new to the forum and well let me tell you about my truck. Its a 83 F100 inline 6 that needs to get replaced. Texas truck that belonged to my uncle then grandpa who recently passed away in december and luckily I'm the car enthusiast in the family so i ended up with it. I plan on redoing it and dropping a different motor in it when its nearing completion just gotta find one first. The body is in great shape and wanna paint it the same colors. Plan to keep it stock. This is going to be a budget build and all the work will be done by me start to finish. Im not working rite now so this is what ill be working on to keep me busy, will update daily and let me know what y'all think.

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Started to pull the bed off, it was just me and my sister so had to get creative put it on a harbor freight cart thank god it didn't break

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started to sand with 80grit but figure take it easy on the compressor and get some paint striper.
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Old 02-27-2014, 11:28 AM
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got the paint striped today on the bed and DA'd most of the bed still gotta start the tailgate but shouldn't take long paints original on the tailgate and flakes off. Has a few dings on the bedsides so will do some metal work tom and try to get some epoxy on it before my filler work

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Old 02-27-2014, 09:30 PM
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didn't get to much done today had to clear my storage room so only worked like 2 hrs but to a few picture also show y'all what i been using on the truck
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my tools DA, 3m roloc wheel for tight spots, n screwdriver to get out the seam sealer
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this is the epoxy ill be using its called direct to rust a lot of restorations shop will use this to fill in the pits n even can fill in the deep scratches from a grinder. Best part it makes 2 gallons sprayable so you'll have enough to do a truck and then some, only cost a $100 bucks too
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Old 03-10-2014, 02:57 AM
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Made some progress past few days got some epoxy on the bed and started sanding it out minor filler work on the passenger side but the beds pretty straight. I got some final sanding to finish up then will primer it up with some slicksand. Also had my buddy come over and give me a hand with the hood and started striping it, hoods got a skim coat of filler on the whole thing.

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Old 04-09-2014, 11:26 AM
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Heck yeah man keep em comin! Nothin like bring in the ole family truck back to life
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Old 04-14-2014, 12:56 AM
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Big update been awhile and recently broke my toe so my days n sleep patterns off but wanted to bring everything up to day

has anyone ever seen this I think its a kill switch


few beer later n a lost temper will get ya








1st primer will get re-primed










Got the motor pulled figured out the knocking noise the piston rod was rattling in the crankshaft


getting rid of those ugly farmer mirrors




showing off my badass welding skill don't think it will need filler with the type of primer I'm using




bye bye antenna






minor rust could of just welded it but i wanted to cut it out, sandblast, epoxy, and weld em back on just to be safe


decided to change the colors to 2013 colors the silver is right, the blue will be a shade lighter


and bonus pic my nephew came in town n showed him how to make a flame throw wit the mini jet
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Old 04-14-2014, 01:05 AM
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this aint a ford but i wanted to show y'all a truck i restored 2 years ago took 8 months by myself

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You're good at it, nice restoration. Blue and silver will definitely give it younger and sharp look.
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Old 08-15-2014, 06:52 PM
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Just got primer sanded out on the fenders n went ahead n painted em still got a lot of work but thought it would motivate me came out nice i think.
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Old 08-15-2014, 11:08 PM
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Looks good. Welcome to the site. You should post this in the 80 to 86 section. Where you located on the bayou, I am on it also. I run all over the lower parts of Louisiana. Let me know if you are trying to find any parts or need a hand.
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Old 08-16-2014, 01:12 AM
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over in lafayette, ill keep you mind will be needing a couple things when near assembly even need to find a motor
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Pull a part out there by you usually has some decent trucks to get parts from. The one in Baton rouge is pretty much picked over. I go to the one on the westbank in Harvey.

How is your seat? I have a really nice split bench sitting in my 83 in the pasture at my parents place. It is from a 95 bodystyle truck. It is grey.
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looks good!!!
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Pull a part out there by you usually has some decent trucks to get parts from. The one in Baton rouge is pretty much picked over. I go to the one on the westbank in Harvey.

How is your seat? I have a really nice split bench sitting in my 83 in the pasture at my parents place. It is from a 95 bodystyle truck. It is grey.
the bench seat ripped on the driver side but idk what I'm going to do with the interior it red upholstery and silverish paint... part of me doesn't want to mess with it cause the family used it even some that passed away but does need a update, seats ripped dash cover is cracked carpet is beat but i got a new one, other than that its okay
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