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Old 11-26-2017, 10:45 PM
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Default 1450 Cab update

So the previous owner chopped in a 300-6 causing what was left of the engine cover to not fit, seats were surprisingly better than milk crates, but not good enough for my hiney

Its a shoehorn fit but so far so good
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Old 11-27-2017, 01:07 PM
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Nice looking chair, where did you get it?
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Old 11-27-2017, 10:46 PM
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That's a nice price on those.
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Finally got delivery of remote oil filter kit, on the upside I can change the oil filter without removing the doghouse and driver seat
On the downside I can't inspect the track through the hole in floor whilst driving
And the new one is color appropriate too
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Old 11-29-2017, 12:23 PM
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Geez, they couldn't figure that out? That cutout looks awful. The 1200 with the 300 6 came with a remote filter from the factory.
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Old 11-29-2017, 08:51 PM
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Geez, they couldn't figure that out? That cutout looks awful. The 1200 with the 300 6 came with a remote filter from the factory.
IKR some very rushed butchery went into that I am thinking.
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I DID NOT THINK A 300CI MOTOR WOULD FIT IN THERE. IT WOULD BE NICE TO HAVE MORE POWER. DO YOU HAVE MORE PICTURES OF THIS ? I WOULD LIKE TO SEE MORE.
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:12 PM
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The alternator and starter made for some fancy chopping as well , this pic shows the effort to box in the alternator, and the aircleaner that allows doghouse to not have to extend waaaaaay into passenger seat.
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:18 PM
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So on closer exam its not the starter that this chop was for, it was the exhaust . . .
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:27 PM
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A slightly bigger view of the engine as the doghouse started taking shape, distributor is bulgy too . . .
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Does the stock radiator keep the bigger 300 engine cool??
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Does the stock radiator keep the bigger 300 engine cool??
Time will tell, I did get a foot of snow yesterday, so time will tell soon
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Cool project for sure!
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That is a tight fit. does that large hole in the frame worry you some on the passenger side ? The extra power will be nice.
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That is a tight fit. does that large hole in the frame worry you some on the passenger side ? The extra power will be nice.
Yes it did when I first grasped it, but it was covered with a sheet of thin aluminum, since the screw holes appear to remain in alignment it appears to not be changing shape, that's what I'm telling myself anyway.
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Silly plate for the DeLorean, legal plate so the cops don't have to pursue me and a rearview camera
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OK, found this bad boy under the seat of truck i just bought, I think it really does finish the cat nicely . . .
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Default Re: 1450 Cab update

Looking very nice indeed.

The seats are sweeeeeeeeeeet
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