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Old 09-10-2009
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big ones at that

Amazing work.
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truck is lookn good! very unique
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So freaking cool
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looking good

howd it go with the spindle snout replacement?
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you making the trip solo? or have a copilot? i understand if you dont wanna make that public knowledge
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Dude, just when i think it couldn't get any better! Great work. I saw your truck in a magazine not long ago.
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this has got to be one of the most moded rangers on here! this is the first time ive seen this thread and im very impressed!
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Looks awesome man everything you have done is pretty Bad A**!!
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Love the new updates you have added. looks great...
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Some news! My server connection has been down for a few days, so I'm not able to post a normal update. But I do have some video of breaking the truck down and working on the paint prep.

YouTube - MX2 Bodywork

More to come once my servers back online.
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loks great nice work. keep it going
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your pics arent working man
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your pics arent working man
How about you read the thread and realize he said his server is down. Wow....
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the genius strikes again
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Quite a bit has been accomplished the past few weeks. Namely thanks to Wil (Sierra Expeditions), Corbin (Zebra Sports) and Tim who have given me a HUGE hand in helping fix the body filler. THANKS GUYS!!!

Kind of a long story, but the guy that originally started the body filler work apparently didn't know what he was doing. (Yeah, I'm a little tiffed.) So Wil, Corbin, Tim and I have been working on fixing it to the best we can.

Here's teaser photo til I get more of the photos processed.
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Can't wait to see the new paint job!
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Back to the body work. The last update on this was with someone else doing the work. Turns out the guy had no idea what he was doing.
So I've decided I couldn't do much worse and attempted to salvage what I could.
Here I point out the body line that doesn't align with the bed.




With a sanding block I start removing the excess material.





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My friend Tim came over to give me a hand taking the truck apart while I start the body work.
First the rear bumper swing arm gets removed.




Then the bumper itself.




The bed gets pulled of onto a hydraulic lift. This is so I can raise and lower the bed while working on it.




And then, more sanding.



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After the sides get sanded down I work on the roof.




The next day I sand blasted all the primer off of the bed.




Then I ground all the surrounding areas clean.




Both sides of the bed get cleaned up and ready for body filler.

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Back to the cab, I try to work on the body lines.




Later on Wil (of Sierra Expeditions) and Corbin (of Zebra Sports) came over to give me a hand.
As you can see by the light green spots there were tons of pin hols in the last guys job.



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Lookin good so far!
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heck yeah! can't wait to see colour on it!
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Looking good man
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sweet man i hate body work
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