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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 12:45 am    Post subject: My 61 dc project Reply with quote

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My 61 dc i bought last summer, its now in my shop, taking care of the cancer (and thats my 71 fat chick in the background of the top pic)


Iwas on the job one day and started talking about vws with aguy delivering adozer . He said a friend had a dc .Igot the #,made a deal ,a59 bus came with it plus his parts .Hetold me if Ibuy the dc to take it allcause he was getting out of vws


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 5:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice truck! Factory safaris, possible OG SWR paint, and good gates and dog legs. Very cool and would love to see more pics.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sweet truck! I'd love to see that thing cleaned up.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really nice doka..keep it as is ,but get the cancer out. me Id leave the paint as is, just refine it... IM looking for one just like yours. bone stock.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was surprised how far south the North Pole was when I was there. Lot's of mail though. Where did the DC come from?
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dam I'm jelous Cool What are the plans???
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yea whats the history? any story behind it? we are all curious. thx for sharing.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 1:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice and safaris too!
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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hereit is in my shop.getting ready to take apart;
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 3:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

your going to restore it? Confused
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10 inch narrowed beam

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 5:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes I'M restoring it .It is not going back 100% original because there is alot rust under it and the po hacked out the bulkhead.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

busmike wrote:
yes I'M restoring it .It is not going back 100% original because there is alot rust under it and the po hacked out the bulkhead.


Sad That sucks But then again I'm doing a full resto on my 59 DC.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i wouldnt tuch it.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jake IM with you..... you can always guss it up but you can bever take it back to og? Just my thought. but hey good luck with it
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

getting some rust taken care of
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:16 am    Post subject: COOL! Reply with quote

nice to see another DC here in Alaska. Keep us posted on your progress I should be working on mine next year. Your truck looks great!
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Did you buy the 63dc that was in Soldotna
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 24, 2010 1:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I fit the bulkhead in last night and welded in aseat track from a 67 doner


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Igot some more work done over the weekend.Ifinished the seat brackets &set the seats in (the upolstery will be changed ).Then Ifinished the rear panel.Iturned the truck around & started getting things ready to be worked on this week.

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