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01-20-2013 02:34 PM Cab rebuld cont.
While I waited for the frame to dry and cure I went back to the cab. The new jams had a different door stop than my 36 and didnít come with them. So I decided to weld them shut.


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01-20-2013 02:32 PM Heat in paint booth
Keep in mind my paint booth is a temporary homemade plastic one. I built the booth in my new section of the shop. So I bought some ceiling mounted electric ones from Northern Tool. Between them and some 500 watt work lights I was able to bring the temp up by 20* to 60*.


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01-20-2013 02:30 PM Frame clean up cont
Well I know that Iím not building a $1,000,000.00 show truck Iím building a driver so I decided to paint it. Donít laugh but I used Rust-Oleum rusty metal primer and gloss black.


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01-20-2013 02:25 PM Frame clean up cont
Upon inspecting the frame after sand blasting I found some areas that were badly pitted. I got some steal and plated the bad areas. Although the frame was only pitted in a couple areas I plated it from cross member to cross member.


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01-01-2013 05:50 PM Frame clean up
While had the cab off and waiting for paint to dry (no heat in paint booth) I figured that I might as well clean up the frame. Since this truck had been modified several times over the years I marked all the holes that were no longer needed and welded them shut. I am now in the process of sanding it down for paint or powder coat I am still up in the air on this decision.


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