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Where is this at? How much snow?chained up 4 wheels today as the snow just keeps coming. I usually put chains on the front, and one set of singles on the rear/front tires outboard. Never needed any more than that. maybe I'll get to try out the apocalypse plow this year.
.I haven't done much with Brutus for the last half year, because I've been working day and night on my 1952 Dodge pickup. Today I started Brutus up and ran him for a while. He started right up. The next thing I have to do is get him inspected so I can drive him around. The front fenders have many small rust holes. I never got around to putting the new fenders I have on him. My bad.
.Thank you cattlerepairman! I built the body using 16-gauge galvanized sheet metal. The wood is 1/2 thick sanded maple veneer plywood with Minwax chestnut stain and spar varnish. I couldn't afford quality boards. Major is going to be used for sunny day rides. He may visit Home Depot in a pinch. It's just good to finally get him drivable after 36 years (15 of them untouched in a garage after my divorce)! That little Ford I built for him sure has a lot of snot when View attachment 886133 step on it!
Nice setup! Thanks for the pics! Question, your door has the 388th Fighter Wing out of Hill AFB. Any particular reason for this?Got the support bracket shortened so that the intake pipe and the exhaust pipe are parallel so I went ahead and installed the Donaldson Air Ram. Had to lower the bracket some to allow the snorkel to sit down on the pipe correctly for drainage. Still need a couple of shots of high temp black to touch up the exhaust pipe where the bracket sat before the install.
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The horn wire should exit the column through a conical rubber plug (that likely disintegrated or was "weight saved" and omitted by Soldier B). Without it, the wire chafes at the edge of the column.
Doesn't bother me at all, and I'm sure it doesn't bother most others either. In fact, I quite enjoyed your trucks pictures ! Plus a father should be proud of his sons accomplishments.Sure Tim! My son Dan was in diapers when I started working on Major. He had never seen him with his body on and drivable and he's 31 years old now. So, it was a HUGE thrill for me when I let Dan drive him this fall. A fantastic father and son moment. Smiles all around. By the way, my son Dan is now a Master Electrician in NJ and PA. I am so damn proud of him! Okay, I need to stop posting non-military truck stuff. Sorry if I've annoyed anyone with my posts.
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