Project 56 F100

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heven67 wrote:Hi again folks, I haven’t been happy with the front bumper, so I’m shopping around for a better bumper, then I find this one in my garden junk, well I modified it, shortened it and BINGO!

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It’s a great improvement over the standard one..I’m just wondering if it can be chromed?

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I see the hood latch panel got sorted . :D
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Bumper is way better.
Can be chromed for sure, but the worse it is to start with, the more it costs. Be around $1000 I would say.
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Actually it’s off some garden art I have in my front yard!
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This one is about 10 years ago
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And this one is a couple of years ago.

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: LOVE IT :lol: :lol: 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Your yard art looks better than some of the rat rod shit that's out there now . :D
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That new bumper looks like it was made for the job, heaps cooler option 8)
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heven67 wrote:Actually it’s off some garden art I have in my front yard!
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This one is about 10 years ago
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And this one is a couple of years ago.

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Coming from a 64 F100 owner .... thats cruel and unusual punishment....LOL
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I happened to be on my way back from Taree when I looked on the local classifieds and this truck body was for sale, I called the guy it was for sale for a grand, I offered the guy $500 and I happened to be in my work truc so he agreed and I bought it home, the back part was given to me by an old friend Mike O’Sullivan.
Anyhow I’m feeling orgasmic when I finally fitted the hood.
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It still needs a bit of tweaking to get it exact. But now I can see the light.
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Looking good , looking real good . 8)
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That's coming together nicely 8)
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Just finished putting a lick of paint on a few bits including the bumper, I’m gonna wait a few weeks until I cut it back with 2000 then a light buff....Then the chrome wrap!..stay tuned.

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Be interesting to see how the chrome wrap goes with time too.
I thought about doing a copper wrap on mine.
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Sweet looking ride, love the colour.....the wrap will be interesting to see... 8) 8)
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Well recently I’ve been hard at it, I was trying to integrate the Ford factory wiper and flasher switches, after may hours of confusion it turned out I needed to use the electronic factory module cause otherwise the switched by themselves lack all the functions, this or start fitting NO and NC relays, I thought, I don’t need this, my electronics are complicated enough without my escalating it further, so I went back to a floor dipper switch and a push pull wiper switch, with this problem solved and would you believe both new headlight globes were faulty, one had no HB and the other LB.
All lights and operators working it was time for a drive... turned the key and BINGO! Fired right up, next with my heart pounding and me in histerickx it cruised away....fucken WOW almost wore out the driveway, so smooth, quite and tuff sounding. Air ride so far is smooth, steering nice and easy but the engine and tranny now need final tuning. I booked it into have them tuned on the Dyno then off to get the wheels aligned, then call the engineer and get it roaded
Then I need to get the trim done by doing something I hate doing, I’m not sure if I my have an allergic reaction to spending up on the trim.
Even Angus the horse was impressed, I can’t wipe the smile off my dial.

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It's looking great , was wondering what you were up to with this .
Glad to see it's almost done .
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