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#41 nukeday

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Posted 04 February 2009 - 05:28 PM

Hit the floors with the flail thing on a drill, power-balled the pass side, vacuumed up a bunch of junk. Put on some window cranks...

#42 ImInked

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Posted 04 February 2009 - 06:15 PM

i thought about mine today. im in the process of bringing it down to bare metal before i paint, then i thought. maybe i should leave it all bare metal. any thoughts???

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Posted 04 February 2009 - 07:28 PM

Why not. That would look cool. Finish it with some 4oo grit to get the finish the same all over and hit 'er with some clear.

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Posted 04 February 2009 - 07:42 PM

Thats what i was thinking. that way it will show all the inperfections. Although i was thinking of letting it get rusty. thats the part i'm debating. i like rusty trucks with shiny chrome!

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Posted 04 February 2009 - 09:17 PM

Thats what i was thinking. that way it will show all the inperfections. Although i was thinking of letting it get rusty. thats the part i'm debating. i like rusty trucks with shiny chrome!


i personally think it looks terrible. alot of the dub guys do that on their hood and it just makes an otherwise nice car look like junk. my opinion though.

as for what i did, i just got finished replacing the lower rad hose on the 620, figured out WHY the alt chewed up the hose, and fixed it. total.... $15 out of pocket for a molded hose. not to bad and oddly enough SCHUCKS had it IN STOCK!!!!:eek: had to drive 25 miles round trip to get it BUT i got one same day. and i had coolant in the trunk of my GLI i didn't know about. double score!
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#46 Farmer

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Posted 04 February 2009 - 09:19 PM

Does talking about it counts???

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Posted 04 February 2009 - 09:35 PM

Today I drove it, yesterday I washed it, armor-all-ed the tires, and got the surface rust off the smoothies that has accumulated since i washed it last.

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Posted 05 February 2009 - 05:06 AM

i put my exhaust back together again.now about 80% of my exhaust is those little autozone 3" long couplings and clamps:lol:

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Posted 05 February 2009 - 04:17 PM

Today I lowered the back of my KingCab more. It sits level now. SuhWeet:D

Go ahead. Ask me how I did it;)

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#50 ImInked

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Posted 05 February 2009 - 06:19 PM

Thats awesome doug??? but, how did you lower it??? blocks??? bags??? coils??? Please tell us you didnt pull all but one leaf outta there!!

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Posted 05 February 2009 - 06:36 PM

come on man...HOW DID YOU DO IT?:D

Looks great!
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Posted 05 February 2009 - 07:10 PM

I was nice to my truck today. A few days ago i moved it out of the main shop and into the yard. Well they are calling for rain soon, so i put it in my little shop.

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Posted 05 February 2009 - 07:19 PM

Well i already have 3" blocks on the back. The trick to lowering it more is...............

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300 pounds of Sakrete in the bed!:lol::fu: Maybe I should always roll like this?:blink:
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Posted 05 February 2009 - 07:32 PM

I used to keep 500lbs of sand in the back of my F250. With an empty bed, that sucker would let go every time you stomped the pedal.

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Posted 06 February 2009 - 07:16 PM

521-
Pulled my tach apart, re-installed the screw that holds the faceplate,
The ground is still soaked, so we'll see what gets done tomorrow-

(Maybe if it rains more I'll do some wet-sanding on the 620):rolleyes:

620-
Will mess with it when it's dry out,
need to drop the oil pump and retard the ignition drive spindle, swap the transmissions/driveshafts
and I'm keeping the Holley

Edited by Justin, 06 February 2009 - 08:22 PM.

I have a '67 Toyota Stout I would like to trade for a 4-dr 510, wagon or longbed. Please PM me.


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Posted 06 February 2009 - 07:31 PM

I retimed my engine-it runs better.:lol:

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Posted 07 February 2009 - 01:03 AM

I aired up the pile and puched it outside today so i could play some ping pong, may work on it some tomarrow, may not. Kinda hard to get motivated in this crappy economy :mad:
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Posted 07 February 2009 - 07:21 AM

change the small steering wheel for a diff.style,inst.a billet clutch,brake,gas pedal,change the shifting knob.................:D
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Posted 07 February 2009 - 10:02 AM

i'm gonna sand down one of my doors to bare metal and get it in primer. i have a couple of holes from the huge mirrors that were once on there that i need to patch. i'm gonna try an experiment on them to see if it works. i'll take pics just in case it does

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Posted 07 February 2009 - 10:36 AM

Charging the battery before it goes dead again


Installed NOS defrost tubes


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