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post #1 of 72 Old 07-19-2015, 12:36 PM Thread Starter
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new project wk,

New paint, engine,2 inch lift, and wheels and tires.will post pics as i progress

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post #2 of 72 Old 07-19-2015, 04:36 PM
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Nice progress so far! Good luck with the build.

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post #3 of 72 Old 07-21-2015, 01:06 PM Thread Starter
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primed and wet sanding,
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post #4 of 72 Old 07-21-2015, 01:49 PM
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What color will you be going with? Something unique!?

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post #5 of 72 Old 07-21-2015, 01:53 PM
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wowsers. That thing sure is a project. Did you get it super cheap with a salvage title or something? What are you planning for the engine/what did it originally have? Great job so far!

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post #6 of 72 Old 07-21-2015, 02:37 PM Thread Starter
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dark metallic blue,possibly molten red metallic.def not going factory after going to this much trouble to disassemble and jamb it.
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post #7 of 72 Old 07-21-2015, 04:27 PM
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Do you do body work for a living or just have alot of experience? Looks really good to my untrained eye.

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post #8 of 72 Old 07-21-2015, 06:08 PM Thread Starter
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4.7 overheated got it cheap,couldnt stand the color gutted interior and cleaned everything at the car wash,going to paint some of the interior panels also before they go in,was going back and forth on blacking everything out and going with srt look, decided on going pro comp or moto rims nitto grappler tires and 2 inch lift,
chrome badges and door trim.
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post #9 of 72 Old 07-21-2015, 06:09 PM Thread Starter
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It was just an engine repair until I got going on it,lol!
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post #10 of 72 Old 07-21-2015, 06:13 PM
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This looks like a lot of fun is about to be had!

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post #11 of 72 Old 07-24-2015, 02:08 PM Thread Starter
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Too much metalflake?
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post #12 of 72 Old 07-24-2015, 04:31 PM
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Too much metalflake?
It looks awesome!!

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post #13 of 72 Old 07-24-2015, 04:47 PM
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this should be fun to follow. Any engine work to the new engine or is it a stock drop in?

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post #14 of 72 Old 07-24-2015, 05:11 PM Thread Starter
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first base coat down
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post #15 of 72 Old 07-24-2015, 05:13 PM Thread Starter
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rebuiltengine,has hypertech tuner/chip and magnaflow exhaust,if I can find ho cams will install them when I put in engine.
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