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#21 Charlie69

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 08:07 PM

Nice work sir keep at it it will look like new!

 

And what is wrong with Mickey Mouse's truck?  LOL

 

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#22 FunkyFresh520

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 09:59 PM

Nice broπŸ‘ i got a j16 but gna swap it soon with an l18/20 .. would u mind doing me a favor and taking a picture of ur gas pedal? I need to see where the cable sits and all.. ive checkd my bros 620 521 but theres are tiny bit different

#23 david diamond

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 10:04 AM

loving your truck , i,m new on here. i have a 66 520  truck from south africa. i,m gonna try to add a photo



#24 Dis n Dat

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 03:43 PM

-thisismatt    

      -Sorry for the late response.  I appreciate the offer, but I'm pretty well stocked on parts at the moment.  Think I'm going to try and sort through all of mine and sell a few as well.

 

-FunkyFresh520    

      -That sounds rad.  I'll not sure what I'll be swapping with yet, but either way, it's going to be a while.  I posted a couple pics of the gas pedal below, let me know if you need a different angle.

 

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 11:03 PM

The ebrake part is covering wat i actually have to see bro my bad πŸ™

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 02:05 PM

Sorry about that, here's a couple more.  Had a hard time squeezing the camera in there, but hopefully this gives a better idea.

 

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Looking up from the gas pedal

 

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Pulling cable with gas pedal slightly depressed



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Posted 18 January 2017 - 02:35 PM

Started working on the floor.  The vinyl covering was cracked and broken, but luckily the floor didn't have any serious rust.  Only a little bit of rust behind the pedals, and a quick sand took it all off.  For sound proofing, I used Frost King duct insulation.  There is a lot of info about using it as a vibration dampener on other forums, with a lot of mixed reviews.  Some folks say it works nearly as well as DynaMat, or similar products.  I personally don't believe that, but I do believe that it will help a little bit, and the price was right.  I was able to cover the floor and door panels for under $40 (2 rolls @ ~$19 each), with a little left over for doubling up in certain areas.  I'm going to be putting carpet over it anyways, and that should help a bit too.

 

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Floor all sanded and cleaned, ready for insulation

 

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Duct insulation installed

 

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Also made some speaker boxes for under the seats, as I wanted to keep the door panels looking clean.  Carpet is going in today (hopefully), will have some pictures soon.



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Posted 18 January 2017 - 03:48 PM

Your door panels are already cut, and if they are in the doors you will be able to hear the music better.


 

 

 


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Posted 20 January 2017 - 05:43 PM

Been staying busy with the carpet and panels and such.  I have a handful of pictures for show-and-tell:

 

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Carpet in.  It doesn't cover completely (it was for a different truck), but close enough.  Some old floor mats cut to fit cover the rest.

 

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Panels all finished and insulated to keep from vibrating against the metal.  Need a few more pins.

 

I was planning on keeping the radio that was in already (not stock, but a classic look still), but the tuner didn't work and cassette player was pretty spotty as well.  Took it apart and decided that it was beyond my abilities to fix.  Installed a Sony multimedia player (no CD player, keeps the unit much shallower).

 

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Without a CD player, this is shallow enough to fit without hitting the heater behind.

 

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Had to cut the dash a bit.

 

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Installed.  I put a little bead of sealant around the face (not pictured) to keep it looking clean, and prevent any little movements.

 

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All back together and cleaned.

 

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Old floor-mats hide the most of the areas not covered by carpet.

 

Started some lumber racks as well.

 

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Posted 21 January 2017 - 06:11 AM

Awesome little daily use truck. You're doin it right.



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Posted 25 January 2017 - 09:24 AM

Finished up the lumber racks:

 

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Still waiting for the door rubber the get in, but other than that I'm pretty happy with the progress on the truck.  I think I'm more or less finished with little upgrades for now, time for this little work truck to get busy actually working.  Sometime in the distant future I imagine a motor swap will be happening, but with everything working so well now I'm not in a huge rush.



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Posted 29 January 2017 - 12:50 AM

Wat type of work u do bro? Thanx for the pics just wat i needed πŸ‘Œ just so u know ur missing a clip that goes behind that cable on the gas peddle