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Old 21-06-06, 22:24
Craig Tanner Craig Tanner is offline
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Default Wire 5 Project

Good day all. I thought it was time to start a journal of sorts to chronicle my restoration of the 44 Chev that I have. Hopefully it will turn into a wire 5 someday.... Some of the pictures may have appeared in another story, but I thought that I would start the story in order, and a picture is worth a thousand words.... so here goes:

The "I gotta have that rusty truck" disease spreads like any other ... with an ad, of course, and not just any ad, one right here on this site..and before you know it... BANG! your infected.
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Old 22-06-06, 00:19
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Recovery of a second cab... some where behind the bushes...
It made for a long evening.
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Old 22-06-06, 00:20
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Cab Recovery...
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Old 22-06-06, 00:21
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Cab Recovery
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Old 22-06-06, 00:27
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Cab Recovery
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Old 22-06-06, 00:29
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Ready for the trip from Ontario to N.B.
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Old 22-06-06, 00:31
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No caption required.... somewhere outside Quebec City....
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Old 22-06-06, 10:58
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Craig the news (good or bad) is that the disease you have been infected with, is as far as I can tell, a terminal one.
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Old 22-06-06, 13:03
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Time for a shower. My very good friend Bill, has yet again assisted me.. this time with his F15... and his Diamond T tow bar. Sure makes it easy work when you have the kit!!
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Old 22-06-06, 13:07
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Old 22-06-06, 13:10
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Now getting to "the heart of the problem..." and I can't forget the pressure washing picture credits go to my daughter... thanks Meg...
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Old 22-06-06, 13:17
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Now. A short, (ya short my #ss), time later and a little prep work, this appeared out of the dust!! I keep reminding myself that it ran extremely well befor I started, so I will probably not be able to make it go as I have removed the stuff that probably made it run so smooth.... ha ha ha.

I have been working on the frame getting it ready for repair and paint. I have to drop the transfer case to get to an area where I have to fix a couple of things. I will get a couple of pictures of that..... a little later....
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Old 22-06-06, 13:18
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Old 22-06-06, 13:19
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Thats all for now... more to follow.
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Old 22-06-06, 14:41
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Thats all for now... more to follow.
Craig..
You are doing a fine job..
Uncle Willy is just the lad to keep you on the straight and narrow...
If you leave this morning you will be in fine nick for CC5 in Chatsworth..
I'll be down that way in August and hope to stop over at Diamond "T" Heaven,Burton ,N.B.
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Old 27-06-06, 17:04
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Default Cracked you say!

Well not me,... although sometimes I wonder,...

but the next phase is to complete the areas that need welding repairs, more specifically a couple of spots on the frame. The first one is just in front of the rear spring hanger. and the second is not too far from that just by the transfer case. Hopefully this weekend I will have the transfer case removed so I can get a better look.

Just a question, will I have to remove the spring hanger, given the cracks close proximity to it?
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Old 27-06-06, 17:05
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