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Old 05-30-2013, 03:49 AM
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1959 Fj25!

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Old 05-30-2013, 03:55 AM
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Replaced the tail lights with something closer to original and got the wiring figured out. Put in clear bib lights, replaced the speedo cable, replaced the tailgate cables for chains, and swapped in the correct headlight/throttle/choke cables.

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pride is ego, the word I had lost was dignity. The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect.
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Old 05-30-2013, 03:57 AM
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Retrofitted the low toolbox seats from the 1960 into the 1959 so I could drive her...

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Old 05-30-2013, 04:00 AM
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She needed some style...

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Old 05-30-2013, 04:03 AM
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Ige and I have our Christmas cards ready

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pride is ego, the word I had lost was dignity. The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect.
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Old 05-30-2013, 04:04 AM
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I even drove her to work after changing all the fluids

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Old 05-30-2013, 05:49 AM
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Old 05-30-2013, 06:01 AM
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That is an awesome truck Mike.
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Old 05-30-2013, 07:10 AM
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Very Nice!
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Old 05-30-2013, 07:30 AM
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Sweeeeeeeeeet!!!!!!
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