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willthesaint 03-11-2016 07:44 PM

wills 56 project
 
Hi guys
Finally got my new project home
.
Started to strip it down what a mess the dash is. Can't believe someone did this.
Anyway on I go.
How do i remove both the windscreens.

Cheers

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.for...25c1400a2d.jpg


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.for...55ca4c87f8.jpg


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.for...508f9abbc3.jpg

Nicholas+ 03-11-2016 07:59 PM

I'm sure you'll find all sorts of "handy work" from the previous owner. Mine was like an easter egg hunt. I'm not sure what your plans are for it, but judging from that dash panel... I'd go over it good, brake lines, suslension and stuff. Some people do some pretty scary stuff.

For the windshield and rear window I just ran a razor blade around the window cutting the rubber seal, then the windows pop right our. Replacement gaskets aren't very expensive.

Good luck with it.

willthesaint 03-12-2016 01:00 AM

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.for...59bcb0d8d1.jpg


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.for...751918b301.jpg


https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.for...4edfa37133.jpg


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.for...cda02b058a.jpg



Took the drip rail back to bare metal surprise only a 3 inch repair overall not to bad

willthesaint 03-12-2016 01:08 AM

Sorry for the double up

willthesaint 03-12-2016 03:48 AM

Any ideas on what i should put on the bare metal until i start any panel work so it doesn't rust

Cheers

FortyNiner 03-12-2016 04:14 AM

I would use a aersol can weld through primer. Glad to see another truck being rescued. The drip rails do look to be quite sound.

Greg Rogers 03-13-2016 03:33 PM

That is quite a mess of a dash but I would rather have messed up wiring than alot of rust. It looks like your roof is really nice and if the rest of the truck is similar you have a good one!

Normalbloke 03-14-2016 03:49 AM

Looks familiar. I thought my dash was bad!

Normalbloke 03-14-2016 04:01 AM

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mike.rogers 03-14-2016 06:20 AM

looking real good. Patches turned out great

scrape 03-14-2016 06:43 AM

will, r u leaving it left hook?, what front end r u going to fit?
cya
gary

willthesaint 03-14-2016 10:26 PM

Thanks for the dash pics. Gary yes I'm leaving it lhd. I'm going to put a jag front ifs.not sure about the rear. Has anyone done a fuel tank replacement like this and if so have you got the details and step by step pics.

Cheers
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.for...68d3f901f9.jpg

Fomoko1 03-15-2016 01:58 AM


Originally Posted by willthesaint (Post 16118917)
Sorry for the double up

No problem, post removed. :-X22

scrape 03-15-2016 02:06 AM

will, i use mustang tanks
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.for...590c5d40c5.jpg

then pipe the filler where u want, if u get stuck, i have a few lhd jag fronts and mustang tanks in stock
cya

willthesaint 03-15-2016 03:37 AM

Thanks mate
Where are you located

Cheers


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