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Old 11-07-2010
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1984 Dodge Ram restoration

figured id post this up...me and a buddy are working on this truck in school...belongs to his cousin...we are fixing the rust above the rear wheels, fixing the rust under the door moldings, removing snaps from bedsides and tailgate for the factory tonneau cover, fixing rust in bed,and doing an over all paintjob

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84 Ram Royal SE Prospector
318 4spd with granny low
4x4
145,000 miles

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looks like a good project....good luck man
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thanks...it is going to take a few weeks to do
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i like it!!! keep us updated
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Will do
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i love these type o dodges its cool it has the granny gear in it.

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its geared really low...tops out at 50 lol
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update

took snaps off bedsides and tailgate
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sanded inside of tailgate down and put in primer
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cut out rusted section of right door
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more updates to come!
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are you putting all the trim back on or smoothing it out?
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trim is going back on...i wanted to shave it all off but my buddy wants it back on
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update: didnt get much done the past couple days because we have been getting blasted with theory...but did manage to get the drivers door sanded down to see how bad the rust was...not too bad as you can see

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update

got the rust fixed on the driver door and put that in primer
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also got the patch panel in the passenger door...used panel bond to put it in...wanted to weld but instructor said use panel bond
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hoping to have all of the mud work finished tomorrow and sprayed with primer...then going to put patch panels in the bedsides
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nice progress so far
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update:
got the passenger door completely finished(finally lol)
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also got one of the rust spots patched and almost finished on the right bedside...putting patch panels in tomorrow or wednesday
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update:

got the patch in lower right bedside completly finished and in primer
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cut out rusted wheel arch section of right bedside...as you can see the inner is rusted too so that will need a little attention...just a little SNAFU
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Great project, and progress.
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thanks...its not too bad of a project but im not a big fan of rust work lol
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Update: got the passenger side patch panel put in
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MORE TO COME!
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got the drivers side patch body work completely finished and in primer
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passenger had a little SNAFU...my buddy warped it when he was welding it in and we had to grind all of the filler off, fix the warpage and start the mud work from scratch(i made him fix that lol)
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Great progress.
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yea its coming along pretty good...i just want to get the thing painted and out of my life...sick of seeing it lol
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update: got the bed edged in today and it looks great...painting the rest of the truck tomorrow!

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finally got the truck painted today!!!

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Nice color. Can't wait to see the final product.
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yep it will be finished up thursday...cant wait
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