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Old 05-06-2012, 08:54 PM
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Not sure what paint i'm going to use. I'll find out in the next little while though. I just got the cab and the box all ready for primer this week. Most of the other parts are 95% ready too for the primer.

The main powertrain is from a donor 89 f-150 truck. Its fuel injected and was recently rebuilt so I am hoping I will get many years out of it. I'm starting to get excited now because the poopy part of body work is almost finished.

Loren
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Old 05-15-2012, 05:52 AM
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Got some of the bigger parts primed. I hope to have the last of it primed this weekend. Then more sanding whoohoo.
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Old 05-16-2012, 02:31 PM
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Hi Jilt

It's looking great already!
You are going well.

Regards Paul
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Old 06-26-2014, 06:06 AM
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Well its been a few years in primer so it was time to actually get this project painted. You really don't want to rush these things I had a couple of friends help out and we got it all painted in a day. I have to do some sanding to remove some runs in the clear coat and a few touch ups here and there yet. I'd have to say it turned out pretty good considering I've never done any bodywork or painting like this before. Now I can get back into this project and I hope I can get it on the road soon.
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Old 06-26-2014, 11:01 AM
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Truck looks awesome, and a beautiful colour as well.
It looks like you set up a kind of spray booth with tarps, I have had to do that on several projects, but nothing on the scale of yours.
We had a general exhaust inlet in the ceiling above a roll up door, we'd hang tarps from the door tracks and wet the floor down, do the painting after most of the guys were done for the day.
Did you set up some sort of exhaust and filtration for your 'booth'?
Any problems with flying insects?
Awesome truck.
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Old 06-26-2014, 06:41 PM
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I put 6 furnace filters in the end wall window - its a big opening window. Then I ran three furnace fans out the bottom of the garage door. It was pretty descent to work in with our masks. I had everything disassembled and hanging off wires. I just loosely reassembled and I am going to do the few light spots and misses and then finish off the clear.
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Old 09-12-2015, 04:18 PM
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I have the truck on the road now and I am using it as my daily driver. It was a fun project and now I find myself looking at the classifieds for my next one. I think I might try something a bit newer now like a mini cooper. I'll keep you posted.

Loren

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Old 09-12-2015, 10:02 PM
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Nice truck!
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