The bed, as with other parts of the truck, was in “good shape”, meaning no rust, no major dents, and overall in “good driver” condition. That being said, there were probably a dozen or more holes all over the bed from previous installations of cargo hooks, a tailgate cover, a spare tire cable lock, etc. […]
Tailgates are possibly one of the most abused parts of a truck. It is not uncommon for them to have a significant bow, to be scratched and dented, and to close poorly. Its probably the case that even an NOS tailgate would need massaging to get it ready for a show quality finish. The tailgate […]
The first order of work is body fitment, specifically investigating what the problem was with the doors. Neither door closed well or had good gaps. The second task would be to remount the fenders and hood to make sure everything could be lined up.
All new high quality Moog parts were ordered from Early Classic Enterprises. Not enough good things can be said about Early Classic Enterprises, the quality of their parts, their prices, and most of all their customer support is excellent. The kit I purchased that contained the majority of the suspension parts was item 902-72RKP, 1972 […]
After several months and much work, paint is applied.