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Old 02-21-2010, 11:03 PM   #41
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Yeah, please put those rub rails in an envelope. I'll reimburse you the 44 cents.

"Not building a watch" is something I say here also. I believe that phrase was coined by one Otis Gudenov. (Oh, t'is good enough.)

Carry on.
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Old 02-22-2010, 04:02 AM   #42
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Re: Toyhauler/camper project:

[quote="ramairws601"]Planning to skin the entire bus to make it smooooooooth. 20 ga is what I plan to use, $33 for a 4x10 sheet. 6 sheets per side is what it will take. I got it laid out so most of the seams will fall within a window/door/fender well area and the seem down the middle I can hide behind a pinstripe! I do plan on butting the pieces together so if I dont weld then I will have a backing strip and 2 rows of rivets and that takes away from the smoothness!
for todays progress.......
Chevy Silverado steering wheel from todays swap meet $6
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rest of round corners in rear gone, gonna extend and square off the rear to the end of the floor
and wire wheeled the floor in prep for primer.




Looks like you might have the same rear end as my skoolie a gm t170
two speed judging by the shifter and we have the same steering wheel.
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Old 03-20-2010, 08:57 PM   #43
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well, I got my roof taper started today and got some skinning in of the rear gate area, not cut to final shape at top yet.
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Old 04-03-2010, 10:27 PM   #44
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More destruction today!

also, does anyone need these rib inserts?
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Old 04-03-2010, 11:51 PM   #45
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...also, does anyone need these rib inserts?
Uh...yes, those would come in very handy to fill the holes around my refridgerator access panel. I was going to fill them with urethane after I paint them, but actual inserts would be much more professional looking.
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Old 04-04-2010, 11:20 PM   #46
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Oh, my God! You skinned Kenny! You BASTARD!!!
not to worry, I am re-skinning him! picture looks bad cause it was getting dark.
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Old 04-04-2010, 11:27 PM   #47
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How do you plan to drive with your windshield skinned over??? Looks like it is coming along nice!
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Old 04-05-2010, 01:27 AM   #48
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i think it looks like the mad max bus skinned in like that man you r cuttin that thing all up keep it coming and a cool old chev to boot keep on pounding!timbuk
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Old 04-05-2010, 08:32 AM   #49
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had to take the taper piece down to do some trimming on it, got it back up the windshield and the wind was gusting 35+ so I left it there strapped. it is actually back up there now but it was too dark to take a pic.
smitty is this the one? heres a link to more pics of this bus, http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=298476 I have plans to do the same, stainless from the point my metal stops at now down the rest of the way, all hinged to provide access to storage, tanks, batteries, etc. will taper the bottom back up for clearance like this one as well. Like the stainless, also thought diamondplate aluminum would be cool but cost may be the deciding factor along with the pain of maintaining that diamondplates shine, Smooth stainless would be easier.
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Old 04-05-2010, 08:41 AM   #50
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also while crawling around I had found my LR axle seal leaking and it looks like one of the tires did some cracking on its way home, of course they are only 20 years old, guess that is expected huh?
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