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Old 05-22-2020, 02:53 PM   #76
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Re: 72 Plaid Sub

I hate that I discovered the push on seals AFTER I had already purchased the glue ons.

You think you'll make the Git Down with the Plaid Burb finished this year?
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Old 05-22-2020, 03:30 PM   #77
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I hate that I discovered the push on seals AFTER I had already purchased the glue ons.

You think you'll make the Git Down with the Plaid Burb finished this year?
Yes, hopefully things are somewhat back to normal by the Git Down.
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Old 05-22-2020, 03:54 PM   #78
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Had to do some adjusting on the 3rd door window frame to get it to match the other door gaps. Had to cut it loose, manhandle it a little, and weld it up.
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Old 05-22-2020, 04:01 PM   #79
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Everything in high build primer but the hatch. Mine was rusted beyond repair.
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Old 05-22-2020, 04:20 PM   #80
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Somewhere around September 2019 at this point. Got all the body work looking good and decided to pull the cab off the chassis and put it on a rotisserie to finish the floor and paint the roof. Probably should have done this earlier, oh well.

For the record, I was never comfortable flipping that cab over! I couldn't get rid of that rotisserie fast enough!
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Old 05-22-2020, 04:25 PM   #81
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I sprayed 2 gallons of the Lizard Skin ceramic insulation and another 2 gallons of the thermal insulation on the bottom. Here is is sealed up, but I can't find the Lizard Skin pics anywhere.
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Old 05-22-2020, 04:38 PM   #82
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Man, I didn't realize the body lines on ANY Suburban could be that straight....looks great!
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Old 05-22-2020, 04:58 PM   #83
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Man, I didn't realize the body lines on ANY Suburban could be that straight....looks great!
I don't think they were ever meant to be! Thank you.
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Old 05-22-2020, 09:40 PM   #84
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certainly not, but the fact that you got that much real-estate straight as an arrow is quite the accomplishment!
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Old 05-23-2020, 12:47 PM   #85
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That is a nice looking rotisserie. Doesnt look like it would be the least bit sketchy.
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Old 05-26-2020, 09:47 AM   #86
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That is a nice looking rotisserie. Doesnt look like it would be the least bit sketchy.
It was really nice, just a lot of rotating mass there. I had done tons of metal and body work at that point and any accidents would have been real set back.
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certainly not, but the fact that you got that much real-estate straight as an arrow is quite the accomplishment!
Thanks!!
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Old 05-26-2020, 10:33 AM   #88
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Beautiful work and I agree with some of the others, that is a lot of real estate to body work. I'll bet you had a few hours invested. Very nice.
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Beautiful work and I agree with some of the others, that is a lot of real estate to body work. I'll bet you had a few hours invested. Very nice.
Yes, lots of hours!. Thank you.
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Old 05-28-2020, 11:17 AM   #90
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I decided to have some custom emblems cut for the burb. Late last summer I was contacted by Street Trucks to be part of a "Rendering to Reality" article they were doing.
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Getting the frame together after powder coat. Spraying some paint on the motor and trans. September/October 2019.
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Lookin' good! Congrats on the magazine article too.

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Thanks LockDoc. I still need to have you rekey my blazer tailgate at some point.
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Thanks LockDoc. I still need to have you rekey my blazer tailgate at some point.

Just let me know whenever you are ready.

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