Great to see you back online, Alan! I've followed your truck both here and on the Old Trucks e-mail list, and your posts have always been some of my favorite reads. Haven't seen you around in a while and was wondering what was up. Real life has a way of sneaking up on you, doesn't it? One of my favorite quotes, although I don't know who said it, is, "If you want to hear God laugh, just let Him know you have plans..."
You all need to check out the other pages in the "Alan's Ride" section of his website. He does a fantastic job of chronicling his work - lots of pics and good write-ups. Also remember that he's a great musician - give him a listen. You'll not be disappointed.