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hp32si
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:47 pm    Post subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"? Reply with quote

Completed the front suspension rebuild FINALLY -starting on the engine next
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:53 pm    Post subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"? Reply with quote

Picture perfect day in Ohio. Took my teenage grand-daughter for a long ride in the country. She loved it and so did I.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 4:39 am    Post subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"? Reply with quote

Fitted some Duck Boards
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:30 pm    Post subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"? Reply with quote

Very nice...Did you make them?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:37 am    Post subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"? Reply with quote

Hot Rod Harp wrote:
Very nice...Did you make them?


i got them from a gent on Instagram @locobus1
https://www.instagram.com/locobus1/
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:04 pm    Post subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"? Reply with quote

Was out driving Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Beautiful weather for Northern OH in November. Turned 70,000 mi on the Thing while out on Friday.
Started working on my winter project I picked up over the summer, a hardtop. Took off all the old bolts, brackets and trim. Took the convertible top off and test fit the hardtop to see which holes I need to patch. I should have it ready to go when spring hits.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:39 pm    Post subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"? Reply with quote

Hardtop looks good on it!!!
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June 1973 Pumpkin Orange Thing aka Othing L30H
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:39 pm    Post subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"? Reply with quote

my Thing(and bus) Got a new home(detached garage)
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June 1973 Pumpkin Orange Thing aka Othing L30H
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:44 am    Post subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"? Reply with quote

Technically, I didn't do this "today" but this week.
Shaved the front turn signal from a fender, extended the rib - installing H4 buckets with integral signals.
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Filled the stock taillights & patched some rot under the decklid - installing early bus taillights (rounds).
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