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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 5:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is the shoe in the pic for figuring out foot room or because a hot bb of slag went in there and you danced around? Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Is the shoe in the pic for figuring out foot room or because a hot bb of slag went in there and you danced around? Laughing


It certainly wouldn't be the first time!
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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2015 7:34 pm    Post subject: Making Progress Reply with quote

The brakes are completely installed and bled. Also installed a proportioning valve and residual pressure valves to accommodate the low master cylinder placement.

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Welded in more replacement metal and more "tubing to cab" connections, many more still needed

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Reinstalled the cab (for now), chased all the bolt holes with a tap and bolted the cab in place

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The temporary cab cross bracing is ready to come out. Next, the steering column install

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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2015 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awesome. subscribed!
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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2015 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice project!
I wouldn't even know where to begin with such a build from scratch Laughing
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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2015 4:47 pm    Post subject: Steering Reply with quote

The steering column is roughed in. Used Double D shaft and chrome u-joints.

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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2015 1:36 pm    Post subject: Steering Reply with quote

Finalized the steering install and fit the gauge cluster


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PostPosted: Sat May 16, 2015 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welding in the Under Seat A\C Compartment

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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2015 4:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Part 5 of the Video Build Series:
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:57 pm    Post subject: Progress on the new custom floor Reply with quote

So far, rough cut and then thru the bead roller

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2015 4:01 am    Post subject: New Video Reply with quote

Just posted Part 6 on youtube
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

More floor fabrication

Started with paper templates

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Tomorrow, finish fitting, runs some beads and weld in.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:21 pm    Post subject: More Floor Fabrication Reply with quote

The Drivers Side Floor is finished and welded in.

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I was able to drop the side down a bit and get even more leg room!

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:38 pm    Post subject: Re: More Floor Fabrication Reply with quote

Cool progress.

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Oh cool, he gave us the playlist of songs he is listening to while he is welding and working on this. I wonder if it's heavy metal?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:40 pm    Post subject: Re: More Floor Fabrication Reply with quote

EverettB wrote:
Cool progress.

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YouTube Playlist for this Build:
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Oh cool, he gave us the playlist of songs he is listening to while he is welding and working on this. I wonder if it's heavy metal?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for posting progress pics. This bus is really cool & looks like you are doing nice work. I am watching all the updates.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 7:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MMW wrote:
Thanks for posting progress pics. This bus is really cool & looks like you are doing nice work. I am watching all the updates.


Thanks! Appreciate the encouragement.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:19 pm    Post subject: Floor and Patch Panels Reply with quote

Floor is done and have started on filler panels for the headlight bucket area

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 1:16 pm    Post subject: Shop Tour Reply with quote

I have had a few requests for photos of my shop/projects. If you are interested, here it is...


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awesome build..... reminds Me of this

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