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Man that’s tasty...it’s been some time but there just chrome plated steel wheels right? My gramps had an 89 long bed with those exact wheels just a different center cap.
Chrome plated steel. 454 trucks had black center caps and the sport trucks had the chrome.
 

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Wonder if my kids will be drooling over a bone stock 2018 resto in 25 years.
 
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Well you have girls, so im gonna say 9.75/10 no
 

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My 10 year old girl is more into cars than any of my friends boys. She already has her dream car picked out and helps me wrench on our rides. Is also getting good at spotting.
 

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You had to paint the red into them?
They don’t reproduce the molding with the red accents. So we had to pinstripe every valley.


Stunning. Would like it more with 2/4 drop though.
I agree. I did put in a 2” drop shackle to kill the big time rake it had.

This is the first one of these trucks I’ve ever done that has factory installed fog lights.
 

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It’s done. I would have liked to have done more to it but the budget ran out. It turned out pretty nice though.

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Mocked up a wheel today to check clearances. They clear at stock height, so we will do a NorCal fender mod to account for the drop.

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It’s no longer a yard care truck, lol

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Got it stripped down and the first round of primer on it.

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When you do this do you take down to bare metal then shoot primer on it or do you just scuff up the original paint and shoot primer of that?
Where the decals took the paint off we took it to bare metal epoxied then 2k primed. For normal scratches and dings we don’t go to metal if the paint is factory and in good condition.
 
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