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Peterbilt 379 Project

Discussion in 'Trucks' started by Slammed379, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Fastdirt

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    Wow first place only one week after you finish. Man that's awesome, good job. You put so much work into that truck and the majority of it is all custom. Once again great truck, great job, now let's see the video Lol.
     
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    Sorry if questions were already asked. Where can I get air bag kit for front, also where are you located and would you be interested in lowering the front
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    All good bro, ask all the questions you want. That is why I started this thread so we can all learn. I purchased the air ride kit from 12 gauge Customs. Here is a link to the kit: http://www.12gacustoms.com/part_gallery/air_ride. I am located in California. I do not have the shop or the tools to install an air ride kit on your truck. I was lucky enough with mine that a great friend of mine let me use his shop to build my truck. Now I owe him for the rest of my life, lol
     
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    Some pics from the show, taken with an actual camera, not my POS phone, LOL!

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    Elementary School Walk-a-Thon.

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    Oct 5th, Rip City Rider's Motorcycle & Car Show, Petaluma Ca.

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    Slammed can you tell us what you use to polish with and maybe the procedure as well. I do my fair share of polishing and I can never get it to look near as good as yours.
     
  11. Fastdirt

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    Crazy those ladies are over the hood. Hotties BTW. You could paint a naked lady on a stock 379 hood and nobody would ever see it from the ground, not even close.
     
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    Thank you. Depending on the condition of the aluminum there are about 3 or 4 different steps used to get a really good mirror shine. The aluminum on my truck is far from a mirror shine. I just hit it with a medium cut polishing wheel and call it good. Here is a link to the company that makes all the supplies I like to use:

    https://www.zephyrpro40.com/s2/Scripts/default.asp

    I'll usually hit the aluminum with this wheel and rouge if the aluminum is a little rough:

    https://www.zephyrpro40.com/s2/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=443

    https://www.zephyrpro40.com/s2/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=473

    If the aluminum is somewhat shiny, I'll hit it with this these:

    https://www.zephyrpro40.com/s2/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=454

    https://www.zephyrpro40.com/s2/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=474

    The green wheel and rouge is what you see in the pics, but you can take it much further for a mirror finish.
     
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    The grass helps make the truck look really low. Sarah and Theresa are wearing high heels, but they are about 5' 5"

    They are hot! :usa
     
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    Mighty fine Slammed, mighty fine! Little birdie is whistling shaved door handles on suicide doors :beatsme Unless I misunderstood his whistle. LOL
     
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    Thank you!! :D
     
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    You know what would really eat the truck off?......... Me neither it looks like you thought of everything! Damn fine looking rig man! I like it

    Pj
     
  17. Slammed379

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    Thank you! :)
     
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    Looks good :drinkup
     
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    I don't get it.
     
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    don't get what?