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Old 10-03-2019, 08:54 PM
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Patch in place.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-03-2019, 08:56 PM
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Welded up.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-03-2019, 08:59 PM
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Grind it down and re weld any missed spots and repeat until done. Off of work Friday, should be able to get some filler on it and maybe a coat or two of high build primer.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-04-2019, 01:09 PM
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Body filler is on.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-04-2019, 01:10 PM
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Sanded and second coat.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-04-2019, 01:12 PM
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First coat of high build primer.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-05-2019, 08:11 AM
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looking good.
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Old 10-06-2019, 09:08 AM
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wicked cool post.
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Old 10-06-2019, 12:26 PM
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Thanks all for checking out my build!!!!! I pulled out the fenders late yesterday and started working on them. I drilled out three small rust spots and welded them up. That oval hole is for one of the trim clips and needs to be welded too.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-06-2019, 12:32 PM
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Wanted to show how I have been doing my small patches. I cut some slots in it so I can get some good penetration in the repair.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-06-2019, 12:33 PM
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-06-2019, 12:37 PM
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Late Saturday evening a got a coat of primer on one of the fenders.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

Mods:
Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box

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Old 10-06-2019, 12:39 PM
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I was a little worried about re drilling the hole for the stainless trim, but looks like it worked out good.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-06-2019, 12:46 PM
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The trim clip fits and lines up just like the other factory holes.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-06-2019, 12:50 PM
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Also was able to put a coat of high build primer on both of the front fenders, but had to hurry and drag the fenders inside due to rain.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-06-2019, 02:49 PM
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this is proof that some of the best work

is done in shops behind someones house,...

just like kaiserjeeps,... that built Sadie the wagoneer

and to repeat my favorite saying,...

"nothing beats human determination"

( or any kind of determination/ambition from anything )

dave in NC
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Old 10-09-2019, 06:10 PM
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In a little less than a month I was able to do all the body work, rust repair, and high build primer on four doors, two front fenders, and a tailgate. That's like four days per body part!!!!! And also did the relocation of the tailgate latch holes. I'am not the most focused person, so yes this is a big pat on the back for me!!!
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-09-2019, 06:46 PM
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I blocked out all the panels twice and put one more coat of high build primer and guild coat. I will block all the panels one more time with 600 grit before painting.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-09-2019, 06:49 PM
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

Mods:
Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 10-09-2019, 06:52 PM
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POR15 inside the tailgate too.
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