Full speed ahead

The truck has been liberated from the doors and hood and the first coat of filler is on the shell.

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Same goes for the doors, wiper cowl panel and hood.

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You made your bed…

… now sleep in it 😉

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Please ignore that fat finger on the left…

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Interior panels painted

First 2017 news from the paint shop.

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These are the interior panels beeing painted. They were quite worn and sunburnt.

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If you can’t Dodge it, RAM it!

This carbon fiber bumper shaves 13.6kg (or 30lbs) from the front end of my truck.

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News from the paint shop

Right now, the roof is in the works.

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One step closer

Received news from ALSATEK, the company building the lightweight parts for my race-truck project.

The tool for the bumper is done.

This is the steel bumper, bondoed and painted. Ready to make the mould.

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The mould beeing made:

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The finished tool:

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A huge thanks to Sascha Üllen, Owner of ALSATEK Germany.

If you are interested in pro-level, high quality, street-legal parts, hand-made in Germany, contact me or him:

Alsatek

info@alsatek.com

 

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The fun part

The fun starts, when you lift off the bed.

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I knew the frame was clean (of rust) but hell, it’s clean!

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They found a few more dings on the rear of the cab. And fixed them quickly.

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Mud and filler on the doors and fender.

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Aaaaand even more fun. Bondo on the tailgate and bed and sanding the ribs. We decided to not do that between the ribs because it’s a pain in the butt.

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