The very last body part to be painted was the hood. The hood was painted last so that all the work that might need to be done in the engine compartment could be done without the hood in place and because the hood would not be bolted on until the very end of the work, […]

Phase I – Paint

Choosing the paint color was a huge decision with lots of back and forth. There was a strong desire to keep the truck as original as possible, yet I wanted the truck to be as if I had ordered it myself in 1972. Original Color Scheme The original color scheme was Medium Olive Poly (504) […]