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Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1204168
Mon Feb 13 2017 07:30 PM
Mon Feb 13 2017 07:30 PM
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FootStomper  Offline OP
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Alberta, Canada
More blasting, priming and now some welding. Lower hinge pocket needed some cage nuts installed and cab corners needed some stitch welds too. Closed up the hinge pillars too.
more priming and some welding too


~~ Darcy

1959 GMC 9310 Canadian- built Shortbox Fleetside Deluxe
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Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1205141
Mon Feb 20 2017 10:29 PM
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Did some detailing on some emblems with Autosol metal polish. Turned out pretty good but nothing can be done about the pitting short of replating... so that's what's getting done.
Click here for some before, during and after pictures


~~ Darcy

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Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1213198
Sat Apr 15 2017 04:51 PM
Sat Apr 15 2017 04:51 PM
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Cab mostly done and now mounted on the frame.

Cab on frame


~~ Darcy

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Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1213273
Sun Apr 16 2017 01:37 AM
Sun Apr 16 2017 01:37 AM
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Looking good FootStomper. Nice looking work.


1937 Chevy Pickup
1952 Chevy Panel
Pictures in my Photobucket
1950 Chevy Coupe

52 Chevy Panel

I'd rather walk and carry a Chevy hub cap than ride in a Ferd.
I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you smile
Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1216367
Sun May 07 2017 07:49 PM
Sun May 07 2017 07:49 PM
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Got handy with my stainless. Having never worked with it before I think I did pretty good.
Stainless steel trim repairs and polished

before and after polishing stainless trim

Last edited by FootStomper; Sun May 07 2017 07:50 PM.

~~ Darcy

1959 GMC 9310 Canadian- built Shortbox Fleetside Deluxe
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Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1216368
Sun May 07 2017 07:55 PM
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Test fit the replacement fenders and ended up deciding to use the originals as they fit far better. The door gap was a deciding factor as you will see in the attached image.

test fit fenders and then media blasted


~~ Darcy

1959 GMC 9310 Canadian- built Shortbox Fleetside Deluxe
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Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1216369
Sun May 07 2017 07:59 PM
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The rear diff got freshened up with Rustoleum Roc Prime and Sierra waterborne primer and paint. Sprayed very nice!

The split exhaust manifold my dad made got a bead blast then the Eastwood hot application cast iron paint treatment.

Split exhaust and rear diff painted


~~ Darcy

1959 GMC 9310 Canadian- built Shortbox Fleetside Deluxe
FootStomper
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Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1237780
Wed Oct 04 2017 08:14 PM
Wed Oct 04 2017 08:14 PM
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FootStomper  Offline OP
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Summer is closing here in Alberta so getting back to the truck.
Sheet metal is done and we are getting into some painting now.
Sheet metal work done and now some paint!


~~ Darcy

1959 GMC 9310 Canadian- built Shortbox Fleetside Deluxe
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Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1237818
Thu Oct 05 2017 01:50 AM
Thu Oct 05 2017 01:50 AM
Achipmunk  Offline
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thumbs_up thumbs_up I like color with a little "color" to it. You da man.


1937 Chevy Pickup
1952 Chevy Panel
Pictures in my Photobucket
1950 Chevy Coupe

52 Chevy Panel

I'd rather walk and carry a Chevy hub cap than ride in a Ferd.
I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you smile
Re: 1959 GMC Shortbox Custom Wideside Deluxe [Re: FootStomper] #1237923
Thu Oct 05 2017 07:00 PM
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Alberta, Canada
High build primer sprayed out on front fenders and grill.
Primer

Last edited by FootStomper; Thu Oct 05 2017 10:46 PM.

~~ Darcy

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