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Unread 01-12-2014, 08:43 AM   #316
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Gutted my passenger side wheel well and lower quarters today. Didn't do that stupid lip everyone leaves with the cut and fold either. Took about 5 hours of pretty steady work but it was a lot of trial and error figuring out what I should and shouldn't cut so I think the other side will go quicker next weekend. I'd also never welded sheet metal before so I about an hour of this I spent on cutting out some small squares and welding them together to figure out what I wanted for settings and how easy it is to burn through.

I still need to finish welding it (still have 2 small sections missing) then get some seam sealer on it and at least prime it and I'll be done with this side but I'm pretty happy with it for now. I feel like I need bigger tires now though.















Holy **** it looks like someone turned a rabid beaver loose on your quarter panels !!!

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Unread 01-12-2014, 08:44 AM   #317
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Just kidding Motor. Nice job. Certainly better than I would probably do.
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Unread 01-12-2014, 11:35 AM   #318
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I actually need to finish that side. There's still a couple small spots that are open and I need to finish welding everything so I can seam seal and it and sand/paint it before the rust gets out of hand. I got stuck working Saturdays til 2 so my shop time is limited to 3 hours on Saturdays now unfortunately and I haven't had the time or money to **** with it due to ****ing with the new truck.
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Unread 02-21-2014, 12:47 PM   #319
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Junkyard score. **** a roof.

Also I'm not saying this should influence certain vehicle of the month contests but it totally should.



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Unread 02-21-2014, 12:58 PM   #320
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The tailgate looks sweet! Hopefully it doesn't influence that monthly vehicle contest.
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Unread 02-21-2014, 03:15 PM   #321
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I got impatient and pulled the glass and getting ready to pull the hatch off. Might just go ahead and cut it tonight if my boss leaves early lol
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Unread 02-21-2014, 03:21 PM   #322
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DO IT. Looking good!

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Unread 02-22-2014, 01:59 AM   #323
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I am very excited to see how this goes
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Unread 02-22-2014, 07:30 AM   #324
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Operations manager put a quick end to it before I could yesterday. Luckily he's not here today and I've got three free hours in the shop when I get off at 2.
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Unread 02-22-2014, 05:24 PM   #325
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Didn't get a chance to get into welding anything up. ****ed up and cut my tail light harness off on the passenger side behind the connection. Not the end of the world but annoying.









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Unread 02-22-2014, 05:26 PM   #326
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How are you going to close it up?
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Unread 02-22-2014, 05:30 PM   #327
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There's no turning back now..................
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Unread 02-22-2014, 05:30 PM   #328
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I know someone with an industrial sowing machine so I'm going to do a canvas top for it. Until then I've got the camper shell off my Dakota I sold still. It's the same size as the Comanche beds so I'm hoping I can cut that down to length and run it as a hard top til then.

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Pfft I could weld it back on.
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Unread 02-22-2014, 05:32 PM   #329
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man that thing Its going to be sweet with a cloth top
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Unread 02-22-2014, 06:59 PM   #330
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Pfft I could weld it back on.
You could.........but I won't hold my breath.

I'll just patiently wait to see what comes next................so...........
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