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Blk n Blu

Finally started work on the vet in November. 

So far just to get it street worthy:

New ball joints, rear spring, shocks, emergency brake pulley and inspection cover. New bushings after summer. Interior getting changed from tan to black. Rebuilt drivers dash, added electric tach, found a little short. 

 

 

 

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New dash wiring harness, engine wiring harness and rebuilt forward harness.

 

Fiberglass repair in the storage compartments along with new carpet.

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Made new electric wiper door actuator.

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switch location

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cover

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Maybe headlights next :cherye:

 

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5 hours ago, Blk n Blu said:

Thanks Greg, I certainly miss the burger runs!

Me too, my burger low light has been on for quite a while.

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Blk n Blu

Couple updates:

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Interior trim got put back in, waiting for new a/c control to get in so I can finish up the center console. Door panels coming off next week.

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And thank goodness no more calf burns.

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Blk n Blu

New parts for the headlight conversion just came in. Two actuators, switch, relay and 3" 16ga flat steel for the new mounting brackets.

 

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On 8/8/2019 at 2:08 PM, Blk n Blu said:

New parts for the headlight conversion just came in. Two actuators, switch, relay and 3" 16ga flat steel for the new mounting brackets.

 

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 Smart move! That should be a real nice upgrade.

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Well finally have a little more time to work on the vet.

 

I got the light actuators installed.

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It's alive!

 

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With the lights in I can get the hood back on and clean it up a bit.

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Still lots to do before it hits the street but a lot closer now.

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On 10/28/2019 at 6:20 PM, Final Effort said:

Nothing like the sound of a V8 running headers without CATS.

love that hood also.


Thanks, they sound great the couple times around the block. A couple weeks and I’ll be able to get out on the road for shake down & break in! 

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Well I’ve got a little issue with the after market hood and the stock chrome trim.

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I found a piece of aluminum angle in my junk stash. Made a pattern of it and started to cut it up.

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After filling and and refilling a couple times it was time to polish it up.
 

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Got it glued on and it filled in the hole just fine.

 

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