Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Busy

Update:
Here is The Beast.




Crap, I been as busy as a one legged man in an ass kicking contest.

I went to do a post last night and fell asleep right in the middle of it.

I busted my ass all day Saturday, drug a 3/4 ton truck up onto a trailer with a come along and some help and then brought it to work and stripped it down to the frame and the cab.
Then I took the service body box off of my old Ford and swapped beds so at least it looks halfway decent.Of course I broke the back window out of it during this process, luckily the one I was stripping had the same window glass.
I had a buddy stay after work and help me put that back in too last night, then I spent two hours last night getting the bed bolted down and some of the wiring hooked up, cleaned all the crap out of it that I have been storing in it and put the canopy on it.
I still have a TON of work to do to this thing.
My Boss is on vacation so I am trying to get as much done as I can INSIDE of the shop instead of OUTSIDE in my gravel fucking driveway.
I still have brakes to do, a major tune up and the whole exhaust system to be replaced with headers and Flow Master mufflers.
I also still have to drill the frame so I can install the tow hitch assembly and put the back bumper on it.
That will at least make it street legal.

Much work to do, again, no rest fer the wicked!

Update;

I just crawled out from under the Beast,finished installing the bumper and tow hitch assembly at lunch.
Man, this thing is ugly but I don't owe anyone a fucking nickle on it!

11 comments:

  1. Good on you.
    Free and clear is the only way to fly.

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  2. But, but, but, can it crush cars?????!!!! Heh ... Sounds like my kinda ride, Nucks.

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  3. It sure is odd how no one seems to want to cut me off in traffic.....

    Think I might be able to run over a Honda or two, what do you think Fixer?

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  4. it aint that ugly busted - and the free and clear title makes up for any mismatched paint - which can always be fixed.

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  5. She's a nice one!! I very much like paid for too.

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  6. Cool that you can do that work. I'd have to fix it by writing a check.

    Free and clear is good. Other than what I have charged the month before, I owe nothing to nobody. I pay the cars off each month, too.

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  7. Give it a shot, bro. Heh ...

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  8. And ladies, don't let Nucks kid ya. I'll put dollars to donuts he's got a bodyshop pal or two who'd squirt it whatever color he'd want. I think it has more personality this way though.

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  9. Fix the cigarette lighter.

    ;>)

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  10. Ugly? HARDLY! Son, what ya got there is AMERICAN IRON. OK OK, maybe it WAS assembled in Canada, but still you probably have a 351 or 390 V-8/4 speed. That kind of shit can haul scrap metal, fancy campers, or whatever you please all day, every day in 120 degree heat or 20 below. THAT sir is good gear, and I am proud of ya for putting it together!

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  11. One piece at a time.

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