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If you have a spec of metal in your eye for very...

If you have a spec of metal in your eye for very long like I did then it will develop rust around it which will also have to be removed.
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Hopefully I’ll keep up a pretty good pace on it....

Hopefully I’ll keep up a pretty good pace on it. If I do I should still easily have it on the road sometime this summer/fall. I’m just trying my best to keep at it while I’m motivated. Last time I...
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Well I had hoped to have my truck in final stage...

Well I had hoped to have my truck in final stage of primer and back together by July 6th. There’s a parade and car show where I grew up on that date. I was optimistic a few days ago but now it isn’t...
06-13-2019, 06:23 PM
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I’ve been really busy working instead of posting...

I’ve been really busy working instead of posting pics. The driver side door had minimal rust repair but the entire bottom section of the passenger side had to be replaced. Other than cleaning a...
06-01-2019, 10:59 PM
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Posted By gregstith

Absolutely :-X22

Absolutely :-X22
06-01-2019, 09:12 PM
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Talking Im not sure how others have welded their’s. My...

Im not sure how others have welded their’s. My header is a square tube frame with sheet metal on both sides. I also completely welded mine instead of tacking so there should be no movement at the...
06-01-2019, 08:06 PM
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Posted By gregstith

I also got the doors mostly sand blasted before I...

I also got the doors mostly sand blasted before I ran out of sand. Iíve got some rot to fix.
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06-01-2019, 08:00 PM
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Here are the corners of the tailgate after being...

Here are the corners of the tailgate after being sharpened and another coat of primer. I blocked down the primer and they look much better now but the photos won’t show the contrast until more primer...
05-31-2019, 10:06 AM
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Posted By gregstith

That’s awesome. Can’t wait to see this come...

That’s awesome. Can’t wait to see this come together.
05-25-2019, 08:20 PM
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Man I’m probably gonna have nightmares about...

Man I’m probably gonna have nightmares about block sanding this bed. I don’t know how many hours I have in it but I know every square inch of this thing now. Pictures might not show it but it looks...
05-23-2019, 04:25 AM
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Thanks Ken. My biggest issue to address is where...

Thanks Ken. My biggest issue to address is where the bevel meets the flat sheet metal on the tailgate. Trying to get the transition straight and smooth because I know it will show any flaw once the...
05-22-2019, 06:35 PM
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6 hours of blocking today. First time using Slick...

6 hours of blocking today. First time using Slick Sand. I’m really impressed. I messed up and didn’t spray the recommended 2-3 coats but only spraying 1 coat still produced great results and it...
05-21-2019, 05:12 PM
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I got the SlickSand sprayed. It sprayed pretty...

I got the SlickSand sprayed. It sprayed pretty good. I just now fogged on an over reduced black epoxy primer for a guide coat. Guess what Iíll be doing tomorrow? More block sanding!

Here it is...
05-21-2019, 04:22 AM
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Posted By gregstith

Thank you Ken. Yes thatís so true about bodywork...

Thank you Ken. Yes thatís so true about bodywork and any custom touches added to a vehicle. It definitely affects other aspects and prolongs the build effort. I hope if I get to the end Iíll be able...
05-20-2019, 05:48 PM
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Posted By gregstith

Thanks Wayne. I never posted the pic but I...

Thanks Wayne. I never posted the pic but I already installed the bulbs and they work fine. One of the lenses doesnít have as much color as the other but I think I can fix that with my trusty...
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