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Old 05-16-2010, 09:22 PM   #31
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That is some nice metal work. Are those all 4x8 pieces of stock steel fabricated? Or did you get body panels from Blue Bird?
We had a local fab shop take 5x10 sheets and shear them in half, then brake (bend) the bottom 1" at 90deg so the sheets had rigidity! Worked out great, had a bout a foot left over on each side. It is actually skirted down about 3 more inches too!

If you ordered from Blue Bird I assume you'd get a sheet that went up and down, from the bottom of the windows to the bottom of the skirt. We only really had rust from the rub rail above the wheel wells and a LOT on the back, so it made more sense to just replace what we needed!
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Old 05-16-2010, 09:32 PM   #32
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Shot from the top


Gloss white on the roof


and down the sides


and across the back


Heres a sneak peak from an artists rendition
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Old 05-16-2010, 09:49 PM   #33
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Oh ya I fab'd up a new exhaust pipe. It is 2 - 5" Chrome pipes with a 45deg bologna cut on the end
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Old 05-17-2010, 08:53 PM   #34
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Cool looking exhaust!
Are you going to paint your wheels? I have the same wheels, and can't decide whether to paint them a different color, or maybe just a shinier coat of black.
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Old 05-17-2010, 10:39 PM   #35
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Well ordered up a set of these simulators for our Dayton rims
http://www.rvwheel.com/22daspwhsi.html
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Old 05-18-2010, 08:23 PM   #36
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That's a very cool paint design. I like it.
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Old 05-18-2010, 09:30 PM   #37
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VERY NICE. That is a nice paint scheme!
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Old 05-19-2010, 02:52 PM   #38
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I believe I may have to have a set of those myself I don't know why, but I was under the impression they didn't make simulators for Dayton wheels...so I'm glad you posted this
If you give us 2 weeks I'll get a picture with them mounted!

Thanks BUSBOZO and crazycal
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Old 05-19-2010, 08:31 PM   #39
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HI,,, I HAVE A 94 BIRD AND WANT TO KNOW HOW YOU ATTACHED THE PANNEL TO THE WINDOW FRAME ? I DON'T SEE ANY REBITS NICE JOB AND TO WHAT SIZE DID YOU CUT THEM TOO FOR EACH WINDOW

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Old 05-19-2010, 08:43 PM   #40
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Hey, Keith not sure what size of tin we used but I remember how we did it, no pictures either. We took the windows out and discarded them. Then I measured the hole, when I orderd the galvanized tin for them, I had them add an 1" in height and width, got the tin back and glued them to some 1/2 plywood the same size stacked them up and set a very heavy object on them for the night so they could dry. When we went to install them, we caulked them in place, and screwed them from the inside using small "L" brackets and wood screws in the plywood and self tappers into the window braces. Hope that helps.
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