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Old 06-10-2018, 07:22 PM   #501
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Do you have local Buy/Sell groups in Houston or Spring? If hick-town Longview does, you're bound to have those.

Find one with few rules and thousands of members. Take a pic of your scoop and ask for bids to install and mount it.

I had 3 guys fighting over relaying the brick on part of my house where it had started crumbling apart. In the end, I paid $100, and that guy did awesome work!
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Old 06-12-2018, 03:43 AM   #502
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Sounds like a good idea but you know my luck at picking people to do work on my truck.
I got a buddy of mine going to do it for me.
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Old 07-11-2018, 05:24 AM   #503
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New suspension components installed in lower control arms and frame mounted lower control arm bushings. Sorry no sound on videos.
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Old 07-16-2018, 07:29 PM   #504
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Still following buddy - good luck with everything, hope you're all doing well.
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Old 07-16-2018, 09:45 PM   #505
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Still following buddy - good luck with everything, hope you're all doing well.
Doing fine. Just after all the different things I got screwed out of money on, its just been hard to get motivated to work on it. Now its to the point of get going on it or part out all the parts. Ill lose my ass if I do that. So onward we go.
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Old 07-28-2018, 07:44 PM   #506
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So now I am at a cross roads on what I should do to the frame next. The money I spent on powder coating has faded from being left outside the past year. Had I known having it powder coated clear would preserve it from doing that, I probably would have paid to have that done.
Here is my dilemma. Should I wipe it down really good with a cleaner to prep it for rattle can paint? Krylon soft grey is my color of choice. It matches the paint job nicely.
I did do this last year when I first noticed the fading of the color of the powder coat. But, a few months later it started flaking off, but only in a few spots. Probably because I didnt wipe it down first with a good cleaner for adhesion. So far the rest of the paint that is sticking is still nice and vibrant.
Or should I use POR-15 gloss black and brush it on after wiping down with a good cleaner first. I have supplies to do both. Just have to decide how I want to go about doing it. My mind wont decide one way or another.
I have painted numerous items of suspension parts a Krylon satin black already. Was planning to get my powder coating rig out and start getting parts done. I have the oven and its electrical set up operational now.
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Old 07-28-2018, 10:57 PM   #507
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I would go with a POR 15 type product over paint. If done right it will last longer.ive been sampling rust bullet with their blackshell coating and am very pleased it. Did my battery tray. In the future I'm pulling the bed and hitting the frame.
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Old 07-29-2018, 08:39 AM   #508
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Epoxy coat that bitch man DP90 from PPG I believe. Plus if you have some left over you can prime some other parts with some good durable primer
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Rearranged the shop some yesterday. Trying to make room to get the frame inside out of the sun to build it into a rolling chassis.

Scrapped this idea of using a different dash. After getting it shortened to fit the width, I put it in the blasting cabinet to only see the rust that was deeply pitted from behind, was blowing through to the surface. It would take an act of congress to fix that mess.
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Finally got shop arranged enough to have enough work space. Frame is inside now.



Motor is out of hiding. Not really. Ive been turning it over about every month or so to give the valve springs a rest from sitting in one spot too long.

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