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77_Bus_Girl
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:16 am    Post subject: Re: My 77 Single Cab Reply with quote

you are a total inspiration! I can't believe you went into this as a beginner (or at least not an expert)

Nice job - excited to see the next bit of progress!
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tolkata
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PostPosted: Yesterday 10:58 am    Post subject: Re: My 77 Single Cab Reply with quote

Thank you for the nice words, I was inspired by members in this forum, very pleased to hear that I can inspire someone as well Smile

Here is what I did this weekend.
First, the passenger door:
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Then face lifting, lets remove some nasty years and make it look younger Wink
The seaside is about 250km from here but the still imagine we are on the seaside Smile Here the surface is clean and as straight as possible in order to put as less body filler as possible:
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Here the surface is first treated with rust remover then sanded again and cleaned also hammered as straight as I could do it, in order to put as less body filler as possible:
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And the result after 3 times putting body filer and sanding:
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I'm pleased with the result, time for beers, cheers!
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PostPosted: Yesterday 9:13 pm    Post subject: Re: My 77 Single Cab Reply with quote

Nice work on the SC my friend. I know what you're going through. That's gonna be a solid truck ready for the road when you're through. I'm at a standstill on mine until I get some other work done and have more cash in hand.
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