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07-05-2008 01:25 PM Bed details
The bed cover turned out not to be the problem I was afraid of as it cleared the fuel line coming from the top of the fuel cell. I made a prop from some tubing but should probably get a gas lifter to put there instead. The tail lights are new repro stock with LED's and the wires go through the tube mount. As I said it all looks a little funny/narrow due to the missing cab but the empty space is filled from behind by the width of the truck cab. Just got the hood to cowl gasket as I write this so thats next.


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07-05-2008 01:15 PM Starting to put it together
The bed is mounted now, in yellow(sort of) primer, and I have started assembly. I'm sure you think the yellows don't match very well and you're right. The primer will be covered in a Mustang yellow that is much closer to the frame color. It also looks a little strange without the cab, which I still need help mounting.


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06-16-2008 08:53 PM Yellow primer on the truck parts
The hood was taken down to metal to fix my bad body work, I kept making places to sand instead of correcting the surface. The bed could still use a little work but I will leave that until the final paint prep. The body goes on the chasis next and will get base coat/clear coat Ford Screaming Yellow maybe this winter.


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06-16-2008 08:47 PM Yellow primer on the body parts
I went by the painter today and took some photos of my truck cab, hood and bed. The primer had yellow added to the gray base and comes out on the green side but should be better to put the real yellow paint over. Its all one color now and gives me a good feeling about what it will look like when done. I was able to bring the hood home. As soon as the rest is here I can start putting it together, finish the plumbing and wire it.


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06-12-2008 10:26 AM powder coated grill
I finally found a powder coater close to home and dopped off my fabbed tube grill. A week later I have it back and I'm very happy with the result and the price. The top trim piece is from the OEM grill and was very rusty/holely but after a little welding and cleaning I had it done too. I like the weathered look with the silver coat and it hides the top welds of the tubes. There is a license plate mount down inside at the bottom as I have no place else to put it. All in all I'm a happy rodder and it's PROGRESS. I hope to have the body back in a week or so in yellow primer, more pictures then.


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