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Post by bakertim2 on Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:25 pm

So cool.
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Post by ridikas on Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:44 pm

Sweeeeeeet!
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Post by dub_love on Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:50 pm

This threads is awesome!! Good luck with everything man!!

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Post by DiggerD on Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:02 am

Thanks y'all for keeping me motivated. The plan is to do something on it everyday to keep this project moving forward. Tonight I removed the rear tail light assemblies cleaned everything up, and put dielectric grease on all the electrical connections and bulbs. Reinstalled with new seals. Also did the same with the tag light assembly.
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Post by ridikas on Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:12 am

Slow and steady wins the race!
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Post by DiggerD on Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:36 pm

Started working on the engine compartment this week.

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The original tarboards are in pretty good shape so I'm going to heat them up and see if I can flatten them back out.

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Post by DiggerD on Sun Jul 07, 2013 8:22 pm

Some pics of recent progress....

Got the tarboards straightened up by heating with a paint stripper gun and sandwiching them between some plywood with weights on top. Painted with satin finish black and re-installed:

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All the stainless trim is installed:

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Finished up with the tailight,turnsignal, and taglight seals:

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Post by Jon65 on Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:53 pm

Looking good.Cool

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Post by Grifspop on Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:23 pm

Making some real progress on Tina cheers 
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Post by peregrine67 on Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:03 pm

very very nice
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Post by tronview on Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:37 am

Nice Job. Keep it up.
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Post by zabo on Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:25 pm

terrible
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Post by ridikas on Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:05 pm

Lookin good!
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Post by DiggerD on Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:22 pm

zabo wrote: terrible

Party pooper!!!    Suspect
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Post by zabo on Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:13 pm

king 
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Post by DiggerD on Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:11 pm

Got her up on stands tonight to get started on the rear. The plan is to pull the backing plates to get powder coated, install all new brake components and hoses, drain tranny, replace axle boots. Might replace rear wheel bearings and seals while I'm in there as well. Then install drop plates and new bushings and shocks.

Got out the BF Torque Wrench to remove the axle nuts.......... no problem!!  Wink 

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Makes even the most stubborn axle nuts a breeze, these were not bad, I could almost break them free with one hand!  cheers 

Rear brakes as found:

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Post by ridikas on Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:55 pm

Little dusty!
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Post by aircooledaddicts on Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:22 pm

It's coming along good. Can't wait to see it rolling Smile
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Post by DiggerD on Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:58 am

aircooledaddicts wrote:Can't wait to see it rolling Smile

Me too!!  bounce
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Post by DiggerD on Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:09 pm

Stripped off all the tin from the engine to send over to the powdercoater along with the muffler, heaterboxes, pulleys, and intake manifold.

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Post by DiggerD on Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:00 pm

Haven't added to this thread in a while since most of the stuff I have been doing were mundane, boring little things. So here are a few updates. Last weekend at Volkstock with the help of a few aircooled friends, the valve springs were replaced with new and the carb was cleaned and rebuilt.

I sent the tins and some other bits and pieces to get powder coated. Picked them up this afternoon:

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Started reassembly of the fan shroud:

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and the generator:

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I even went as far as duplicating the little dab of white paint that originally sealed the regulator screw.geek 

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The stale air muffler is now ceramic coated:

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Next up will be this............

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Post by aircooledaddicts on Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:16 pm

Nice!
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Post by zabo on Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:31 pm

looking nice man! Cool 
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Post by Jon65 on Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:37 pm

Looks really good!

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Post by DiggerD on Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:07 pm

Got the stale air heater boxes reassembled:

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and started to test fit the tin until the new cheesehead screws come in:

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