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Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 11-04-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,557
Posted By spsguy
I'll admit these are not my favorite years but I...

I'll admit these are not my favorite years but I wouldn't turn one down either. But the front doesn't look right. Is that a custom grill?
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 11-04-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,536
Posted By spsguy
Do I count as a new member? Ok I'm not new but...

Do I count as a new member? Ok I'm not new but has been a very long time since I've been on here. Had a change of priorities, due to family health issues, so the truck got pushed to the back...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 09-17-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,547
Posted By spsguy
Sorry I missed the show this year. Spent all of...

Sorry I missed the show this year. Spent all of august remodeling the basement . Had to have it done for my wife's father's visit. Now I may have a little time for the truck. Hope you all had...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 06-05-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,166
Posted By spsguy
As much as I'd like it to be otherwise, the...

As much as I'd like it to be otherwise, the angles need to be replaced. Just hoping that once I remove them that the sides are not too badly corroded. Will probably start next week on the spot...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 06-03-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,166
Posted By spsguy
Thanks for the hint about PB Blaster. Have never...

Thanks for the hint about PB Blaster. Have never used this product before. Wish I had it before, works great. Have most of the bolts loosened. Just have 39 or so spot welds to cut out to get the...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 05-27-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,166
Posted By spsguy
Step Side Bed

Anyone have any hints on disassembling a step side bed? Looks to me I'll need at least another set of hands. In which case I'll have to wait until the boys visit again. Anyway I have removed all...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 01-21-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,537
Posted By spsguy
Thanks Ron for the idea on hooking up the cable...

Thanks Ron for the idea on hooking up the cable release. I have a Lokar release the came with the truck when I bought. The part number is HR1100U, this is for the black shielded cable. I think the...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 01-21-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,776
Posted By spsguy
Those powder coated parts sure look good. Thanks...

Those powder coated parts sure look good. Thanks for all the pics too. Gives me a reminder of what it should look like. My 68 as been apart for so long I need a reminder every once in awhile. ...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 12-02-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,578
Posted By spsguy
corner

Getting close to getting the new cab corner fitted. Been taking my time to do it right. Have a question though. More out of curiousity than concern. When I fit the new corner into place I get a...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 11-03-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,316
Posted By spsguy
Thanks all. Did get a little time today to work...

Thanks all. Did get a little time today to work on the body. I got the last piece of the inner rocker on the driver's side (by the rear suppor) finished today. Next will be the rear pillar the cab...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 11-02-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,316
Posted By spsguy
before and after

Shoved the frame for the '68 out of the garage today to turn it around. Chose a heck of a day to do it, but since I was going to hose it down anyway the rain didn't matter much. The garage sits at...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 10-14-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,878
Posted By spsguy
Lots of fun ahead of you. Glad though to see...

Lots of fun ahead of you. Glad though to see that I am going about it more or less right. Have the same problems with my cab. Also have to replace the rear pillar on the driver's side and the...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 08-14-2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,009
Posted By spsguy
Had a great time Wes. Got to see some good...

Had a great time Wes. Got to see some good looking trucks and talk to a great bunch of guys. Helped alot with ideas and motivation. Looking forward to next year. Thanks
Troy
1968 stepside
1950...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 08-14-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,361
Posted By spsguy
Good to hear it's up and running again. ...

Good to hear it's up and running again. Congrats.
Troy
1968 stepside
1950 3100
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 08-11-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,361
Posted By spsguy
I may be wrong, as I am sure someone will let me...

I may be wrong, as I am sure someone will let me know if I am, but it sounds like a bad battery. I'd try putting a good charge on the battery to begin with, since you said it was good but low. If ...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-30-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,271
Posted By spsguy
Glad it's not just me. yea that's what all the...

Glad it's not just me. yea that's what all the other 68 panels I've seen look like as well. There are some with hoizontal panels but they don't extend all the way to the edge.
Troy
1968...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-29-2006, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,374
Posted By spsguy
I ignored the yard today. Spent some time on the...

I ignored the yard today. Spent some time on the truck and with the new parts actually made some progress.
Troy
1968 stepside
1950 3100
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-29-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,271
Posted By spsguy
Door Panels

Oaky Wes,
We were talking about door panels today. Here is a photo of one that came out of my truck. Okay what are they from? I took them out of my '68 but none of the door panels, in any of...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-29-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,374
Posted By spsguy
Yes I saw it. Another great truck. but, then...

Yes I saw it. Another great truck. but, then there is so much good work going on at that shop.
Wes, I pulled the tarp off the truck bed to take a look and see if it is damaged in the same place as...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-29-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,374
Posted By spsguy
Made it down to Wes' today to get some parts. ...

Made it down to Wes' today to get some parts. Got some good pointers while I was there on doing cab corners and patches in general. Was good to know that I'm on the right track with my repairs....
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-28-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,900
Posted By spsguy
Replace Cab Corner

Okay it's time to start on the driver's side cab corner. I need to cut off the corner to repair the tip and also to repair the area of the inner rocker at the rear cab support. You can see in the...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-15-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,374
Posted By spsguy
1968 Step Side

Thought I'd share a picture of my truck with you all so you can see what i get to play with. My wife actually bought it for me. I was looking for a 67-72 truck mostly for a work truck. My wife...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-15-2006, 11:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,414
Posted By spsguy
Rebuilding door hinges

Curious if anyone has rebuilt thier hinges? What I am interested in is the upper hinge, in particular the catch. I was reinstalling the passenger door today so that it would be in place when I weld...
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-13-2006, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,045
Posted By spsguy
Hmmm, well I guess mine aren't so bad after all.

Hmmm, well I guess mine aren't so bad after all.
Forum: Classic 67-72 Chevy/GMC Truck Message Board 07-13-2006, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,252
Posted By spsguy
Curious if you got the regulators replaced. When...

Curious if you got the regulators replaced. When I removed mine I followed the manual. They were a bit of a pain but came out okay. Hopefully they will go in a little easier.

Troy
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