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Old 07-13-2016, 09:18 PM   #181
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just as i had all my cooling issues ironed out and took the truck on a 30 mile drive i decided it was time to make her inoperable again. i had a decent leak coming from the t case and didn't have the confidence in taking the truck long distances until i resealed it. it was pretty much leaking out of every orifice. also wanted to know if the seal between t case and transmission was leaking. pulled it out, ground off at least 3 inches of crud from all sides, pulled it all apart, and put it back together. was a relatively easy deal. while the t case was out it was the perfect time to change out the transmission mount and clean/paint the crossmember. old one was about as bad as it could get. picked up an rpt transmission mount from ih parts awhile back. seal between t case and transmission wasn't leaking for the first couple days but after i replaced the trans mount i noticed the next morning it had started to leak. glad it took me so long to clean, paint and reseal the damn thing.

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Old 07-17-2016, 05:53 PM   #182
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never thought a transfer case could look sexy. but good job
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Old 07-20-2016, 09:48 AM   #183
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lookin' good. i got to compliment you on the craftsmanship and attention to detail. even made an old xfer case look nice!!!
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Old 03-29-2017, 08:23 PM   #184
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been working on a custom tonneau to cover the area from the backseat to the tailgate. i decided to make a frame out of square aluminum tubing. will cover that in hardboard on both sides. all of that will be covered in marine vinyl. i'm using c channel aluminum as the rail covers as well. turns out it's also a perfect fit to latch over the back or the tailgate. gas struts to open and will also keep it from rattling around when down. i will use locking hood pins to secure it shut. it's not theft proof by any means but should help protect the rear carpeting and stereo components from weather and those looking to quickly snatch something out of the back.

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the rear channel piece fits perfectly over the tailgate and the weather strip. still waiting for full length piece to show up.





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Old 03-31-2017, 10:44 PM   #185
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final piece of the puzzle showed up today. hope to have this finished out in the next couple weeks
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Old 04-05-2017, 08:54 PM   #186
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got a bunch more work done on the tonneau today.

for the hinge i'm using a 2" x 1/4" bolt with nylon sleeves in all 3 pass throughs. pass throughs are the rail and both frame holes. there's also a .5" nylon spacer on both sides creating a gap between the rail and frame. i'll have .25" "padding" underneath the vinyl, only on the frame and rail sides, to fill in the gap. it will be malleable and should mold to make it gap-less. my rear bed area is not perfectly square edit (turns out my bed is 55" at hinge and 54 5/8" pre tailgate. nowhere near as non-square as i had originally thought) so i need some minor play side to side. i'll set the gas shocks in place for an approximate 17" opening above the tailgate. that's the angle you see in the pics. once i can get the gas shocks set it'll be time to cover it all in vinyl.













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Old 04-10-2017, 07:31 AM   #187
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got a bit more done today. it's slow going because of all the measuring, remove, measure, replace, measure, remove, measure, replace....

got the gas struts installed today and started with the vinyl work. hope to have the rails and top covered by tomorrow night so i can get a good feel for how it looks.





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Old 04-13-2017, 04:20 PM   #188
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it's in and mostly finished. the bottom cover is currently being covered in vinyl. the rail bolts are temporary as i have decided to get some black finishing washer styles to use. i ordered a heavier duty set of struts as the ones on now hold it fine but don't raise it. i'll probably end up reusing the current ones for the lift gate glass anyways.











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Old 04-17-2017, 04:20 AM   #189
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i'm liking the tonneau cover tool storage area you created. i have been contemplating something similar with drawers
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Old 04-26-2017, 05:10 PM   #190
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i'm liking the tonneau cover tool storage area you created. i have been contemplating something similar with drawers
thx kimball. i .ove the way it turned out.
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Old 04-26-2017, 05:16 PM   #191
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spent the last week installing a holley sniper efi system. took a lot of time but was worth every second of it. hot and cold starts are both markedly improved. throttle response is as crisp as my thing i currently drive. i couldn't be happier with the choice to go efi.















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Old 05-04-2017, 10:52 PM   #192
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put almost 400 miles on the truck since efi install and i'm loving it.

finished up the last couple parts of the tonneau. swapped out the rail bolts for some black flush mount washer style. really cleaned it up. also got the bottom piece installed. added a couple shots in the sun to get a good look at it.

got a quote on covering the back seat and it was $950. ouch. about double what i thought it would be. up in the air what i'm going to do.











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Old 05-08-2017, 03:26 PM   #193
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That tonneau came out really slick looking! Matches the bikini top good. Nice rig.
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