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post #1 of 14 Old 04-24-2013, 07:43 AM Thread Starter
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transforming a rusty old pickup

This is only the front end part new bumper then stone deflector and header panel grill and headlight replacement hood in the garage still a work in progress
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front fenders

Those were a lot more work than I wanted to do
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finally got the hood on

cheap restoration via craigslist I bought 2 fenders front and rear bumper 4 wheels with 2 new tires for $500. Then I sold the existing wheels for a $150 and bought a hood , a grill ,and header panel with that money.
Overall a good deal.
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Needs a paint job! What color you going with?
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I think I've seen your bumper on Craigslist the other night , nice score tho

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Thinking of sticking with the green

seems like a lot less hassle that way got some prep work to do first.
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Ihave a pile of junk now

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I think I've seen your bumper on Craigslist the other night , nice score tho
on the side of the house I figure once the grass grows a little longer it wont be that noticeable
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on to some other nasty spots on the truck

hopefully with a disc sander and some fiberglass resin
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95 f250

yep, I did see it, and good luck, y fiber glass? its a steel bed? knock it back straight

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This is what I started with.
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