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What are your current unfinished projects?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by botboy, Sep 7, 2005.

  1. botboy

    botboy 1/2 ton status

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    I was thinking to myself today, damn, I sure do have a lot of unfinished projects around the house. Let's see who's got the most:

    Myself:
    Mobile:
    '92 Maxima
    - Fix VTC Ticking (damn thing sounds like a diesel!)
    - Replace missing visor (only PS side...wtf?)
    - replace maf
    - replace ball joint (car shakes like an epileptic child at 60)

    '72 Cheyenne/20 2WD
    - Swap heads
    - Finish up bodywork (cab corners, damage to rear quarter)
    - Sell

    Immobile:
    '71 K5 blazer
    - Pay for & pick up
    - Find/install rear axle
    - Repair motor so its driveable again (fuel filter, carb rebuild, belts, etc)

    '90 Maxima
    - Part out
    - Scrap remains

    '61 C60 Ramp truck
    - Install engine/transmission
    - Install auxillary fuel tanks
    - Weld up intermediate ramps
    - replace wooden slats on ramps
    - (Long term) convert to greasel

    '59 VW Chassied dunebuggy
    - Find/buy motor, seats, battery, gauges, fuel tank
    - install said items, hood and windshield

    '68 Fiat Abarth Alamono spyder
    - Leave in barn for bragging rights

    '72 Nova
    - Strip of parts then salvage

    '51 Ford F-6 dually grain truck
    - Sell what remains (sheetmetal & motor/trans all gone)

    24' Trailer
    - Weld in steel supports
    - Weld in axle perches
    - install axles
    - install lights & wiring
    - Weld in jack & new trailer head

    Welding trailer
    - Buy more steel for base
    - buy & install lights/wiring
    - Transfer all welding equipment to trailer (and there's a lot of it)
     
  2. steve_kibbe

    steve_kibbe 1/2 ton status

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    well, after your post, I'm not going bother to list them :D


    but here's a pic

    454 2.jpg

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    83 side.jpg
     
  3. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    redneck truck is first to finish then 73 mustang is second and last 77 1ton show truck.

    new mud truck 066.jpg

    car pics 001.jpg

    big truck 006.jpg
     
  4. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    No, we're not opening that can are we?!?!
     
  5. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Need I say more...? :doah:
     
  6. TWISTEDJACK

    TWISTEDJACK 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I don't know about you guys but they never seem done :haha: :haha:
     
  7. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    77/83 Bluggy - Need to get off a$$ and put Chevelles 305 in it . Could be running with stock steering soon ( crossover several months ) .

    70 Chevelle Malibu - Need to assemble the 350+.060 , need a fender and front end parts , interior and add discs . Next year

    83 Blazer - Need to finish sliders and swap to 28 spline front carrier before BB05 .

    70 Silverline boat - Need to carpet , paint , and add some seats . Fix the trailer , axles crooked and needs carpet on the sliders .
     
  8. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    hmm lets see, in no particular order (my stuff always comes last :( )

    1998 CR500
    -put motor back together
    -put motor in frame
    -put everything else back on bike

    2003 CRF450
    -put motor back together
    -put everything else back on bike

    1986 XR600
    -pull topend off
    -fix problem
    -fix rear brakes

    1988 s10 blazer
    -pull knocking 4.3
    -put in rebuilt 355
    -finish collecting parts for the swap
    -put all parts collected on

    1994 safari
    -put transmission cooler line on

    1983 K20
    -replace cam and lifters
    -replace tranny/tcase adapter
    -fab anti-wrap bar
    -finish body work

    1985 K5
    -replace dead 305 with a rebuilt 350
    -put plow frame and wiring on
    -fix as much body as we can before the snow flys

    finish a set of bumpers for another member

    finish garage (all the projects are in the garage or next to it)

    finish deck

    put roof on house

    i think i have a few more but can't think of them right now.
    oh and all this stuff has to be done in the next month and a half.
     
  9. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    I never thought about my house projects .

    In that case I also need to

    Run power into the garage .

    Add a garage door opener cause my cables keep popping off the pulleys on the torsion spring and the door slams down ( $%%^^ heavy to lift back up ) . I have been c-clamping it while its up to prevent that .

    Plant stuff in the empty planter I got ready .

    Fill in the hole the dog made by the septic tank lid .

    Run new surround wires in tubing along the baseboards in the living room .

    Pay someone to do the recurring weeds since they are pissing me off :wink1:
     
  10. bigbadchev84

    bigbadchev84 1/2 ton status

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    I should be working on it now!

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    BrianDamage 1/2 ton status

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    I've got at least 6 antique gas pumps I need to get restoring, but my compressor is broke :mad:
     
  12. Russell

    Russell LB7 Tahoe Status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I'm working on my 80 K25, 89 C1500, and Toyota pickup.

    89 got insurance tonight, and will be on the road tommorow after I put the exhaust manifolds on, 80 has a few months of work left, and the Toyota needs a total engine overhaul before It'll be ready to DD or sell
     
  13. botboy

    botboy 1/2 ton status

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    I wasn't going for a pissing contest, I was looking for people who have more unfinished projects than me to make me feel better :D
     
  14. zeroz400

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    Well, ive had my truck for a year and its still not done. But i got a nice parts truck im stealing parts off of. I have to rip the parts truck to peices, keep what i want and scrap the rest. Then i gotta swap the motor, axles and tires onto my truck and then put my lift on.

    My quad is sitting in the garage, waitng for brake parts to come in.

    I have a set of heads waiting for some porting and valve seals.

    The rest mostly involves my truck and i also need to find a job. But i have plenty of things to keep me busy in the mean time.
     
  15. balzackks84

    balzackks84 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    YJ project that I'm trying to get rid of..... here

    The constant project, curently undecided on the fate of the axles tires and wheels .....blazer

    Wheels tires and axles might go under the newest project.....toyota

    Sorry for cross linking but I'm lazy..
     
  16. mrk5

    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    This is my biggest unfinished project right now:
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    I don't want to live in a tar-paper shack much longer if I can help it.

    The K5 will always be an unfinished project.

    I just noticed in that picture you can see my unfinished fence too. :doah:
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    It makes my head ache to even think about it. :doah:
     
  18. TLCOR

    TLCOR 1/2 ton status

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    I have six *whole* unfinished/not started 4x4 Projects and one 4x2. And Im cool about it.. :D
     
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    I have so much on my plate that in the time I could list them all I could get a couple done.

    I haven't had a job in two weeks and I've got A LOT done. The bad part is that I'm running out of stuff to do that doesn't cost money.
     
  20. mountainexplorer

    mountainexplorer 1/2 ton status

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    Location:
    Spokane, Wa./Ione, Wa
    In the Fleet:

    Red '78 K20:
    -Paint frame
    -Rebuild heads, put on 350 motor, install 350
    -put SM465 and NP205 in frame
    -Swap Body off old frame onto this one

    1987 Chevy Plow Truck:
    -Put 454 together and install
    -Do exhaust
    -Swap body onto frame
    -Finish bolting front axle up
    -Plow Mount

    Camo Blazer:
    -Front springs, rear springs and shackle flip
    -Put gears in axles and install axles
    -Pull 402BB out of Motorhome, re-cam motor and install

    Blue Blazer:
    -Rebuild new SB400
    -Swap Dana 60 into it
    -Replace rear springs and rear end

    Orange Blazer:
    -Pull out 454
    -Pull axles, put different axles in
    -Pull 465/205
    -Put 327 together
    -Have TH350 rebuilt and install with 205 T-case
    -Rear shackle flip

    1980 GMC:
    -Pull motor and rebuild it
    -Put 4.88 gears in
    -Rear driveline

    Truck Blazer:
    -Pull Suburban's motor back out of it
    -Rebuild Orange Blazer's 454 for it and install

    Suburban:
    -Re-gasket motor and install
    -Make NV4500 to 205 adapter and install
    -Put rear end in
    -Put front end in
    -Replace front springs

    Little Crew Cab:
    -Put 4.56 gears in it
    -NV4500 and NP205

    Big Crew Cab:
    -Install 12" lift
    -Mount 2 other 44's
    -Put lower gears in Dana 60 front and 70 or 14 bolt rear... 5.13s or 5.86s
    -Put together a "big engine"
    -5spd 2wd Tranny
    -Divorced Dodge 205 T-case
    -Drivelines

    '72 Jimmy:
    -Motor
    -Front axle
    -Tranny and T-case

    '55 Chevy Napco 3/4 ton 4x4:
    -Restore it

    '68 Chevy C20:
    -Exhaust
    -Motor eventually

    Bus#11:
    -Carb
    -Starter

    Scout II:
    -Clutch
    -Carb
    -Alternator

    '68 Wagoneer:
    -Tranny
    -Fuel tank and lines

    '73 Int'l:
    -Front axle (put a Dana 60 uner it)
    -Radiator

    '64 Int'l:
    -Starter Solenoid
    -Glass
    -Drivers side paint

    '82 Stepside:
    -Paint

    '85 K20:
    -Find title
    -Fuel tank fillers
    -Interior
    -Door

    Trailer: Welds, winch mount and tool box.

    Other projects:
    '77 Crew Cab "Brutus", exhaust, paint, bed swap, rust repair

    '82 Crew Cab, windshield, drag link, door, fix charging problem

    '77 K5, motor, axles, front clip, interior

    '77 K20, 3/4 ton axles from '84 blue K5, frame, motor, T-case, body swap.

    '84 White/Red K5, pay it off, 3/4 ton axle swap, big block and lift.

    Swamp Thing, rear tires, axles, gears, body, motor.

    '74 Jimmy, front axle, motor, exhaust

    '76 Suburban, motor, tranny, T-case, lift, axles


    RV's:

    Re-do interior of my 21' Terry Trailer, seal roof.

    Seal roof on Cruise Air 25' Motorhome, flush fuel tank, straighten rear bumper, re-inforce trailer hitch.

    Turn 25' Open Road motorhome into stationary unit, after pulling 402 and TH400 out.

    Do extensive remodeling and repairs on 5 campers so they are usable again.

    Other:

    Get rid of all the useless scrap and leftover truck parts in my field.

    Roof on Family Farm House, foundation supports, eventually remodel

    Fix tin on side roofs of shed

    Finish building camper snow roofs

    Loft in Ione shop

    Snow roofs over trailers and campers at Sacheen Lake, get rid of junk there

    Do repairs at rental house after renters have moved out

    Clean my garage
     

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