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Old 08-13-2014, 04:04 PM
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Progress on 46 1/2 Ton



Rebuilt engine and 3-speed trans went in nicely.

It has been painted Greenfield Green and will be coming home in a couple of weeks to finish the interior.

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Old 08-13-2014, 07:01 PM
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Very Nice!!! You are quite a ways along.
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Looks great! Is that a new bed? I can't wait to get working on our truck.
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Old 08-13-2014, 08:19 PM
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Looks great! Is that a new bed? I can't wait to get working on our truck.
I had to buy a new front panel but the rest is original. I can't wait to see the whole thing put together.
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Old 08-13-2014, 09:32 PM
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Looking good! Please keep the pictures coming.
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Very Nice!

I'd love to see some more pics. Before too please!
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Great color too!
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That thing is amazing! What's not to love?
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Here are a few more pics. So exciting seeing the progress every week!

The truck bed before




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Bed, rear fenders and running boards are all on.
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Truck is now all put together

Here it is with the trim on and painted. It looks beautiful; I cannot wait to see it in the sunlight.


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You are killin' me with those pics! Especially your grillebars. Is that bed wood what was under the original steel floor?
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I love how you are restoring the truck back stock. No extra chrome, just an honest truck.
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You are killin' me with those pics! Especially your grillebars. Is that bed wood what was under the original steel floor?
The grille bars are original, they aren't perfect, but I think that adds character. I had 2 sets of original bars and I used the best of the two. That was the original bed wood. I didn't put it back in because I decided to use the bed frame supports that were on the bed floor that I used (much stronger).
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I love how you are restoring the truck back stock. No extra chrome, just an honest truck.
Thanks for saying that. My intention from the beginning was to restore it as close to original as possible. I have had so many comments and naysayers about my plan. Nice to have a positive response.
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! nice job
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