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  1. DJ Clinton

    DJ Clinton In Third Gear GOLD MEMBER

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    I almost went with chrome reverse rims. But it just didn't look right. Glad I went with the torque thrust rims. They just 'fit ' better.
     
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    I never liked reverse wheels. They just look, well, 'cheap.'
     
  3. DJ Clinton

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    20190910_115439.jpg Finally got rid of the ugly van seats(one out so far)
     
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    Floor insulation going in.
     

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    Ordered new windlace. Supposed to come as one piece based on length ordered. Darn thing came in 4 pieces! Complaint call tomorrow.
     
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    20191120_112944.jpg working on headliner. Hard to stretch when its 32 in the garage.
     
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    Ranchero is coming right along
     
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    Use one of the ceramic space heaters...
     
  9. DJ Clinton

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    20200317_191141.jpg 20200307_183622.jpg Rear window installed. Console ready to install.
     
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    One seat &rear panels in.
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    20200411_135809.jpg 20200411_133347.jpg Radio &seats in.
     
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    You’re a brave man with that yellow ——
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  13. DJ Clinton

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    20200615_173151.jpg Finally got the console permanently mounted(yes-it's square with the dash. Just doesn't look it in the picture). Also got the power window regulators in . Console contains 2 drink holders, window switches , emergency flasher switch, vacuum gauge & power panel.
     
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    Well crap! was on schedule to get back to Utah and work on the transmission-until the family there all tested positive for Covid. I guess all the parts will stay with me in Nevada for a while longer.
     
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    61 new windshield.jpg 61 new windshield.jpg Finally-the new windshield came in from China. Nice to be able to see.
     
  16. DJ Clinton

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    Finally got something done. Replaced radiator with an aluminum one, replaced radiator hoses and installed a thermostat(it didn't have one). Also rebuilt the 2300 carb-doesn't leak anymore and now will idle smoothly at 800rpm. Next trip, maybe paint? (this living in 2 states is a pain sometimes).
     

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