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The "Flintstone engine opening" is gone and welded. A little more grinding on the drivers side and I'm ready for priming.
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Way to go Gunner.

Good work saving the ol gal...


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Old 01-10-2012, 06:12 PM
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NEW STEEL! I love a good restoration. This floor will be good for another 50 years. Nice work.

Suggestion: 'Truck Bed Liner' spray is rubberized, paintable, and works better than undercoat. Consider applying a can or two before installing your carpet. - Dave
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Thanks both:-)

Dave, I looked after this 'Truck Bed Liner' spray on the internet but unfortunately nobody sells this in Norway and it's not legal to send spray boxes by plane. But I know some "local" products available here in Norway that use to work well. Hope to do some more this weekend. Have also received my new soldered radiator from the repair shop this week.
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Gunnar I have been following the posts on your project and you are going about it the right way Will last as Dave says for another 50 years.. Great work
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Old 01-31-2012, 06:40 PM
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Since last posting I have been grinding some more ours...and welded more holes that previous ovners have made. Then I have used zink all places with pores that may still contain some rust (first picture). I have very good experience with this stuffs ability to eat up the remaining rust. After a few days I have primed with two component epoxy primer and finished with two component paint for truck frames.

I have also disassembled the left hand passenger window that didn't work anymore. The reason was a cracked frame as I have glued (last picture) I hope it will last... The grease was also transformed almost to something like glue, so the mechanism needed to be cleaned.

Next is behind the dash, removing surface rust and other dirt...
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Hey Gunnar,
Looking good!
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Very nice job Gunnar. Looks like you are doing a excellent job.
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While you have it all taken apart, you should get some brass rollers fabricated for those quarter window assemblies...

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The project grows... When you first have started, its difficult to stop.... But soon spring so I have to hurry up!
Hope to start put things together first coming weekend, still a long way to go before finished
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