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Old 01-01-2014, 10:31 PM
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I finally got the frame prep work all done, cleaned up, power washed.
I bought some rust converter stuff from eastwood that comes in a fogger bottle. So I'll be masking off EVERYTHING then fogging the inside of the frame. It doesn't need it, but I'll do that and some touch up chassis black while everything is torn down.

Pulled the steering box to get it re-sealed/rebuilt and to get at the insane amount of grease that's built up around the gear and mount.

This rental puller from Autozone was the bee's knees, I have a couple decent pullers but I needed every bit of this one to get the arm off..
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I got the block back from Gunn its now ready to go.

Once I get the frame all finished up I'll start on the engine again.

making slow progress...I think the bulk of the expense is behind me now thank goodness
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Very nice!
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Wow Mike, this is looking soooo good. What prep was involved before dropping off at the powder coater? Your parts look amazing.

Just my.02 is that the expenses are still plenty moving forward!
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:42 AM
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Wow Mike, this is looking soooo good. What prep was involved before dropping off at the powder coater? Your parts look amazing.

Just my.02 is that the expenses are still plenty moving forward!
as far as prep goes...almost none.
I tried to clean them up as best I could ... I got the big chunks off
I probably would have saved some coin if I had done a better job. But I called the shop before hand and asked and they said its not a big deal if they aren't in great shape.


yea the expenses ... shakes head ... the expenses ...
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Fantastic Mike. Can't wait to see it. It should be one of the best 40's around. I am envious.
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Wow - that is some nice looking parts. Your 40 is going to look great.
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Wow - that is some nice looking parts. Your 40 is going to look great.
Mine will be sad to see its sibling leave

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Fantastic Mike. Can't wait to see it. It should be one of the best 40's around. I am envious.
Thanks yours already is!
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Coming along very nicely! Can't wait to see this rig done.
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Love it Mike! Great work!
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