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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #270 on: July 02, 2017, 09:38:22 AM »
Thanks! Any new pictures will probably be uploaded to Slickpic.
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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #270 on: July 02, 2017, 09:38:22 AM »

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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #271 on: July 02, 2017, 01:49:18 PM »
Glad to hear it is coming along so well, hope you get to make it to some shows!

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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #272 on: August 27, 2017, 07:11:24 PM »
Well, we went to her first show since the paint got done and first time at the Salt Lake truck show ever. Had a blast driving it the eighty miles down there, it's running great and really turns heads. The interior still needs quite a bit, but it's clean at least, thanks to my wife. We even got a Sponsor's Choice award from Detroit Diesel! Another show in two weeks! Feels so good to FINALLY be able to use this truck for what I've wanted to do with it.




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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #273 on: August 27, 2017, 08:02:07 PM »
WOW, the Royale is looking great! :o
Cool about the Sponsor's Choice from Detroit, really interesting.
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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #274 on: August 27, 2017, 09:01:07 PM »
Wow, looks great PBT. Glad you were able to get it running.

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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #275 on: August 28, 2017, 11:43:37 AM »
You have done a SUPERB resto on the rig. Whats next, a period spread axle reefer would look the Mutts Nuts behind the Marmon.
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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #276 on: September 04, 2017, 06:09:00 AM »
Thanks everybody! It's been quite the ride getting it this far, some of the people I've had work on it turned out to be real problems, but I think the hard part is done. I think I'd probably do something stupid and buy another truck to fix up before buying a trailer to pull, haha. I haven't really got the room to store a trailer anyway.
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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #277 on: September 04, 2017, 08:00:35 PM »

It looks really good, congrats on finally getting to the end result of your project. I know you have had some headaches along the way with some of the folks you dealt with, and I can't imagine the amount of work that went into it, but it looks great and you should be really proud of it! 8) 8)

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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #278 on: September 10, 2017, 01:50:42 PM »
Thank you!

We had a great time at the local Peach Days car show yesterday, lots of looks at the Reo for sure. I love seeing the Reo and my pick-up together and both looking good (although I still need to get the hood of the pick-up repainted). Probably the last time in a long time that I get three trucks ready for a show all at the same time though, I'm still tired, haha.
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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #279 on: September 15, 2017, 11:39:59 PM »
Cool, three very slick looking rides! 8)
I can relate on being worn out after cleaning that many rigs at once, that's some serious work, especially polishing the shiny stuff! ;D
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Re: Diamond In The Rough (A Thread for The Progress on My Big Truck)
« Reply #279 on: September 15, 2017, 11:39:59 PM »