Are you able to consider we’re developing on six years since I first began Undertaking Why Wait? I hardly can and I’ve been the one doing it. However initially of 2021 it’s felt like the tip is lastly coming into focus.
Jeff will end off wiring and firing the truck together with a couple of different drivability considerations his store focuses on. Whereas the #siegmc is gone I’ll convey my mattress in from the yard and begin the steel restore and refinishing wanted there.
The truck may even take just a little journey to the physique store whereas overseas, however we’ll get to these plans in a distinct publish. Earlier than the truck leaves nevertheless, I have to care for the listing you noticed on the high of this publish.
Regardless of wanting fairly full at instances a whole lot of the truck has simply been “put” collectively. A number of gadgets wanted coating, torqueing, portray and so forth to actually be ticked off as full.
This consists of the again half, which eventually verify regarded like this:
Fairly ‘shut’, however clearly the masking tape, protecting plastic and uncoated Airlift Efficiency tanks needed to go. I went forwards and backwards on what shade to do the tanks. I bated round a contrasting shade, however probably the most
Shade chosen, my subsequent slight hurdle was coating. I needed one thing that wasn’t too shiny or thick however a extra pure end to match the air compressors. After seeing a couple of gadgets carried out in Cerakote at GT Customized Exhaust Oshawa I made a decision to offer it a attempt.
If you happen to’re not acquainted, Cerakote is a ceramic end. It’s a lot thinner than powder coat, however nonetheless offers abrasion/put on resistance, chemical safety, and it’s usually tougher than paint.
Right here in Durham Area Ontario Pink Tower Armoury is the chief in Ceramic Coatings. If it wants coating they’ve possible carried out it. And for those who’re undecided if it wants coating they’ll assist you to determined how and what it wants.
There’s additionally a couple of different gadgets they did for me hanging in my storage. However, we’ll get to these later as I assemble the inside.
Extra importantly, it appears nice subsequent to the entire different black elements. The RCI Gasoline Cell, Viair compressors, and brake strains. Additionally, price noting, in these pictures the chassis is practically utterly wired.
The primary rear chassis harness has been run by way of the body, along with the Airlift principal harness run in this publish from 2018.
Because the pictures above, I’ve been within the storage no less than three nights per week sniping gadgets from my listing. Mid June is about thirty days away and I’ve bought loads of work to do!
As all the time observe me on Instagram for shorter updates on the progress as I transfer alongside.