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    Thanks for taking the time to check it out and...

    Thanks for taking the time to check it out and leaving a comment. Thanks.



    You are correct Sir. Oh I also have the tailgate to install. Now I'm gonna start with getting the tail lights, turn...
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    Yeah it went on without incident. We took our...

    Yeah it went on without incident. We took our time was was extra careful. Thanks for all your positive feedback man I really appreciate it.
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    With the help of my buddies I was able to get the...

    With the help of my buddies I was able to get the bed on the truck today.
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    Thanks, much appreciated. Thanks Len,...

    Thanks, much appreciated.



    Thanks Len, thats a heck of a compliment.
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    Thanks. Hopefully that will be by summer.

    Thanks. Hopefully that will be by summer.
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    Thanks. I don't know about how good I am, I just...

    Thanks. I don't know about how good I am, I just try really hard. I can work hard and try hard with the best of them.lol
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    Well I got some of the wood installed, but I have...

    Well I got some of the wood installed, but I have to stop here until I have some of my buddies come over to help install the bed on the truck. I have access to the bolts that mount it to the frame at...
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    Thanks for the link, I used something similar to...

    Thanks for the link, I used something similar to this when I installed my hood. But this is way more product than what I used for the hood. I have a plan to install the but, its all about having the...
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    Thanks man but no wood working for me I like...

    Thanks man but no wood working for me I like metal way more.lol I'm trying to get everything ready for when I have a bunch of my buddies over to help me put this bed on the truck. They're waiting...
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    Well I got the wood stained and protected. ...

    Well I got the wood stained and protected.

    Stained. I mixed three stains to come up with this color. It very close to the matching my seat. I like it.
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    Thanks man I really appreciate that. The dyno...

    Thanks man I really appreciate that. The dyno tune will not be for a while. I' shooting to really be driving the truck for summer. Thats about the time I'm looking at the dyno tune. I will post what...
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    Yes I'm using the stock intake and throttle body...

    Yes I'm using the stock intake and throttle body I running a TSP cam and yes I was able to tune it and I don't experience hesitation. But I will also have the truck dyno tuned before I really drive...
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    No it does not get hot at all. Like you said I...

    No it does not get hot at all. Like you said I have the blower and pullers going at all times.
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    For those that do this as a hobby and don't have...

    For those that do this as a hobby and don't have a paint booth. If you are interested here is a video of my makeshift paint booth setup after I painted bed.

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    Thanks man, I really was nervous about the color...

    Thanks man, I really was nervous about the color at first but once I sprayed it I really like it. Thanks
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    Thanks Len, I usually do a paperboard pattern...

    Thanks Len,

    I usually do a paperboard pattern and go right to metal, but in this case I need something more rigid to have the correct fitment between the floor and the bottom of the dash. So I...
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    Thanks Henry. You did not miss it this is the...

    Thanks Henry.

    You did not miss it this is the first time I posted it. I only recently fab that up. I did not want the radio in the dash and I drink a lot of coffee.lol So the answer was a center...
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    I also decided to make a center console. I will...

    I also decided to make a center console. I will have it upholstered to match the seat.

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    Finally got the bed painted ...

    Finally got the bed painted

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    Very nice build I like all the mods you've done....

    Very nice build I like all the mods you've done. Nice work
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    Thanks Henry and Len. Here's the second one ...

    Thanks Henry and Len.
    Here's the second one


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MOOQkGlx-M
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    Yeah each side of the strips will have a 16th gap...

    Yeah each side of the strips will have a 16th gap for expansion and the boards themselves are spaced 5\8 apart. I went by the Mar-K bedwood instructions. I always have some automotive clear coat...
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    I was looking into Total Boat Spar Varnish and...

    I was looking into Total Boat Spar Varnish and bought a simple can. If I don't like it I will be going with automotive clear coat.
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    Thanks for the tip Len.

    Thanks for the tip Len.
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    I decided to make my own bed wood because I donít...

    I decided to make my own bed wood because I donít care for how busy the fleetside kits are with all those boards. I like the simplicity of how it looks with wider boards, so I talked to a couple of...
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    Thanks Len, much appreciated.

    Thanks Len, much appreciated.
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    Well I been covered in dust lately but the...

    Well I been covered in dust lately but the blocking sessions is going great. This is what it looks like after the first blocking session and second coat of primer. I think I only have one more...
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    I also smooth the tailgate and installed a 57 Chevy third brake...
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    Here are some pics of the work I've done to the bed. I completely...
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    I had to move the truck the garage to start work on the bed so I...
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    Close up
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    Well I got the headliner installed. I did it a little...
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    Got the seat back.
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    Got things back together...
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    I had a major set back on the project. I had it...

    I had a major set back on the project. I had it to the point of test driving it around the neighborhood and everything was going fine and I was about to start the prep for the bed and notice when I...
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    I could have if I did not put my air cleaner...

    I could have if I did not put my air cleaner though the inner fender like I did. I like that mod, but the brackets from the flip hood hit the air cleaner. I just sold my flip kit to a buddy and...
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    Not a lot to post but I got the doors and hood...

    Not a lot to post but I got the doors and hood painted and I currently blocking the bed trying to get it ready for paint. I have to install windows, its getting there slowly but surely.

    Here are...
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    That’s masking tape from when I was modifying the...

    That’s masking tape from when I was modifying the bumper I didn’t want to scratch the paint. And yes I do know I can’t continue to modify but I have to do what the truck tells me to do or I will not...
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    Done...

    Done
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    Welding it in.
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    Yes another change.lol I keep looking at my 55...

    Yes another change.lol I keep looking at my 55 hood and my 58 hood and thought it would look good if I grafted the 58 hood onto the 55 hood. ...
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    I use to own a 1964 Suburban I wish I had it now....

    I use to own a 1964 Suburban I wish I had it now. It was a cool truck, my band (at the time) and I had a lot of fun in that truck. This was in the mid 80's
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    Thanks man for all your compliments. Yeah I...

    Thanks man for all your compliments.


    Yeah I know trucks have really sky rocketed in price, especially the C10's. Question why 60-61? 60-66 also have the same body style
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    Well once again I could not leave well enough...

    Well once again I could not leave well enough alone. The more I looked at the truck the more 20x12 in the rear kept on calling me. So I decided on new shoes for the project. I thought 20's in the...
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    Hey Guys, I have not been able to work on the...

    Hey Guys,

    I have not been able to work on the truck alot lately due to the weather in Los Angeles (Can you believe I said that about LA? Its been raining alot lately) But have been able to do...
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    The wheels are 18x7 front and 18x10 rear. ...

    The wheels are 18x7 front and 18x10 rear.

    Correct on the seat. I've been looking for the one with the center arm rest for a really long time and I could not find it in So Cal. Then I met up with...
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    Well I was finally able to get her back on all...

    Well I was finally able to get her back on all 4's since I painted the cab and the front clip.*
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