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    Builds Skips FJ 35 BUILD

    More on the camp trailer, previously I just had the floor setting on the frame that wasn’t completely assembled. Today I put together the center section and tacked it together. Making sure everything was square and measured twice. The good part I was able to pick up the long awaited fender wells...
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    Found this and watched with bitter, sweet reactions.

    Really nice find, check the vin that number will get you the year but not a 69
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    Another 45 restoration

    Here we have some more work from Ron installing the fuel filler.
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    My friend's FJ25

    Gorgeous!!!
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    Builds Skips FJ 35 BUILD

    You will need to cut all the spot welds and that will be a no thank you job. Going slow is fast making sure not to be forceful or forcing the metal to come apart. I use a little thicker than normal putty knife to separate the spot welds by tapping the handle end with a small hammer. Spot weld...
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    Builds Skips FJ 35 BUILD

    Going to pick up a set of wheel wells next week, finally so I will be able to finish the 35 bed along with the pull camping trailer, I am tickled to death. Today I put more time into the assembly of the Trailer with starting of the fender skins. Many things involved. I started on Tuesday with...
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    Builds Skips FJ 35 BUILD

    Ya this project is turning out pretty nice even the truck looks as good if you remember I got the 25 front grill from you. I have shifted into high gear to move towards completion on both of the projects still plenty to do.
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    Builds Skips FJ 35 BUILD

    Thank you Casey I started building cars when I was 14 many moons ago, I am now 73. This is my last hurrah, time and money that is all it takes and of course patience to do your best. Even these days, I continue to keep learning it never stops
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    Builds Skips FJ 35 BUILD

    Many years of practice, you can do the same.
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    Builds Skips FJ 35 BUILD

    Doing a bit of multi tasking also building a pull along camp trailer, this shot is the tongue reinforcing where the bed hooks on, puts a little spice on the build.
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    Another 45 restoration

    The tank is in place as you can see, it is a 96 S10 2 door fits in Nicely in the space and is 20 gallons. Rock-Doc shared his experience with me as he did his TNX Buddy for the help.
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    Builds Skips FJ 35 BUILD

    Got the gas tank in well about 95% just need to do the last little bit on the straps top and bottom, put the bolts in and tighten them down relative an easy job. I8 gallon for a 96 S10 Chevy pickup 2 door. First pic is showing the 2x2 tubing bracket install. 2nd is the tank set in and checked...
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    Another 45 restoration

    Just finishing up on the doors next stop will be the tank install then the bed go’s to paint. As soon as I have picks I will share them for ya stay tuned.
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    Another 45 restoration

    Been working slowly to keep the metal from warping, Ron has done an outstanding job of repairing the doors
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    Another 45 restoration

    Just opened the package from CCOT yesterday gas tank neck filler that will go into the back of the bed cause of the placement of the new 20 gallon tank that Roc-Doc has in his Rig it is a 96 S10 Blazer 2 door fit perfectly. The fuel door and housing is from a Fj 40 a great match for the ol 45
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