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Milestone reached

It’s been “a while”. This is usually how stuff starts on this blog 😉 I did not post in a long time because life happens. Wrenching on my trucks and vehicles is part of this happening, so there’s quite some … Continue reading

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Return from hibernation

What a surprise, a blog writer returns from hibernation. The usual procedure with like 90% of all blogs? Well not quite. Yes, i have not been writing anything (although i almost did a few times). Have i not been working … Continue reading

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you know the drill

Align, clamp and drill it.   I got only as far as three complete bores and i already noticed my punch marks were not a 100% centered. I can still bolt the two housings together no problem but i may … Continue reading

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fuel system upgrade 4th – tank is done

The tank is done! So i drilled 20 holes around the circumference of the access hole in the tank and made a plate to cover it. The screws are 4,2x13mm zinc plated sheetmetal screws. The holes are 3mm and should … Continue reading

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fuel system upgrade 3rd

It’s almost done. The procedure was pretty simple and straight forward and almost everything worked out as planned. I like the rare feeling of success (don’t like the part of it beeing rare). First of all you repair that old … Continue reading

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clean er upper

The lid cleaned up fine, there’s still some grit and grease left in the nooks and crannies… But the black forks cleaned up very nicely and turned out to be cast iron and aluminum.   I also pulled the front … Continue reading

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frame blackout

Black friday, the no-window-jump version. Applied the chassis coating with paint rollers on all flat and easy to reach surfaces. Going to continue painting next wednesday. Have a nice weekend everybody. AND COMMENT, don’t sit there and stare 😉  

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