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Old 04-20-2012, 06:49 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Old 04-20-2012, 08:50 AM   #53 (permalink)
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FC friggin rocks! Beautiful work dude...but I expected nothing less. Can't wait to see her all closed up with windows in...
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:08 PM   #54 (permalink)
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OK! progress.....

with the cage and headliner protected, capped the lid!

I wanted to use the back of the roof and bring it forward,.... but to push the "B hoop" as far back as I could and bring the bulkhead as far forward as I could,.... I had to come up with a more abrupt line....
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made a couple sockets for the 1/4 windows. frenched them into the B pillar to transition the flat glass to the convex B...
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rear window opening was also made from scratch so we could use flat glass.
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:13 PM   #58 (permalink)
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:18 PM   #61 (permalink)
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transitioning the factory floor at the worst possible spot, to a verticle flat piece of sheet metal ... was a bitch!

had to make a step for it to sit on. With all the undercoating and the irregular surface, I decided to use a sealer and bolt the step down...
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Damn dude, that there is some awesome sheet metal work!!!! Thats gonna be a great looking rig!
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Very nice Don, that is artwork!!!
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Out-freakin-standing! That is amazing. I'm staying glued to this one, cant want to see the finished product!
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WOW!! nicely done once again. Damn
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Damn Don.....You are gonna give Marcel and his son a run for their money here now...

What are thre plans for repainting?

My 60 is the same color and I have a silver doghouse I wanna change
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As for repainting I'm torn between two ideas. I do have a set of cherry doors and front fenders that happen to be an exact color match from a parts rig I picked up a few years ago. I could bolt those on, paint the roof white and just color match and blend what bare sheet metal remains. Or I could say fawk it and do a color change.

The quality of how the cab is turning out has FAR exceeded my expectations...( I expected good work, but not as Pimp as it's turning out). So this has me thinking investing a little more in paint wouldn't be a terrible idea. Damn you Don! Can't wait to see what next week brings...
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Really fuggn rad work! I love the ingenuity, building the window sockets.Rig is awesome! Your work is awesome, Don. And you are able to figure out the details and gazillion times faster and better than anything i could ever hope to do. Really cool and inspiring.

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Damn dude, that there is some awesome sheet metal work!!!! Thats gonna be a great looking rig!
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Damn Don.....You are gonna give Marcel and his son a run for their money here now...
What are thre plans for repainting?
My 60 is the same color and I have a silver doghouse I wanna change
thanks! its leaving me in primer (int paint at the windows)



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As for repainting I'm torn between two ideas. I do have a set of cherry doors and front fenders that happen to be an exact color match from a parts rig I picked up a few years ago. I could bolt those on, paint the roof white and just color match and blend what bare sheet metal remains. Or I could say fawk it and do a color change.

The quality of how the cab is turning out has FAR exceeded my expectations...( I expected good work, but not as Pimp as it's turning out). So this has me thinking investing a little more in paint wouldn't be a terrible idea. Damn you Don! Can't wait to see what next week brings...
Glad you like it! I have been off of it this week knocking out some random shop maintanence. (thanks BK)

should be back on it in the next week...



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Really fuggn rad work! I love the ingenuity, building the window sockets.Rig is awesome! Your work is awesome, Don. And you are able to figure out the details and gazillion times faster and better than anything i could ever hope to do. Really cool and inspiring.

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