Are you able to imagine we’re arising on six years since I first began Mission Why Wait? I hardly can and I’ve been the one doing it. However in the beginning of 2021 it’s felt like the tip is lastly coming into focus.
Jeff will end off wiring and firing the truck together with a couple of different drivability issues his store makes a speciality of. Whereas the #siegmc is gone I’ll deliver my mattress in from the yard and begin the metallic restore and refinishing wanted there.
The truck will even take a little bit journey to the physique store whereas overseas, however we’ll get to these plans in a unique publish. Earlier than the truck leaves nevertheless, I have to maintain the record you noticed on the prime of this publish.
Regardless of trying fairly full at occasions plenty of the truck has simply been “put” collectively. A number of gadgets wanted coating, torqueing, portray and so forth to essentially be ticked off as full.
This consists of the again half, which ultimately verify regarded like this:
Fairly ‘shut’, however clearly the masking tape, protecting plastic and uncoated Airlift Efficiency tanks needed to go. I went forwards and backwards on what coloration to do the tanks. I bated round a contrasting coloration, however essentially the most
Coloration chosen, my subsequent slight hurdle was coating. I needed one thing that wasn’t too shiny or thick however a extra pure end to match the air compressors. After seeing a couple of gadgets completed in Cerakote at GT Customized Exhaust Oshawa I made a decision to present it a attempt.
For those who’re not acquainted, Cerakote is a ceramic end. It’s a lot thinner than powder coat, however nonetheless offers abrasion/put on resistance, chemical safety, and it’s typically tougher than paint.
Right here in Durham Area Ontario Purple Tower Armoury is the chief in Ceramic Coatings. If it wants coating they’ve seemingly completed it. And if you happen to’re undecided if it wants coating they’ll assist you determined how and what it wants.
There’s additionally a couple of different gadgets they did for me hanging in my storage. However, we’ll get to these later as I assemble the inside.
Extra importantly, it appears to be like nice subsequent to the entire different black parts. The RCI Gasoline Cell, Viair compressors, and brake strains. Additionally, price noting, in these pictures the chassis is almost utterly wired.
The primary rear chassis harness has been run by way of the body, along with the Airlift foremost harness run in this publish from 2018.
For the reason that pictures above, I’ve been within the storage at the least three nights per week sniping gadgets from my record. Mid June is about thirty days away and I’ve bought loads of work to do!
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