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Readying for the KW

Discussion in 'Trucks' started by DMiller, Oct 13, 2020.

  1. DMiller

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    One IMPORTANT is Air tank mounts, when move fuel tanks forward the Air system was realigned to fuel tank cross brace supports, will need to either find or build air tank frame mounts. Comes a good point to inspect them for rust pockets or burn thru.

    Already figuring on brake relay and QR valves as Type 30 maxi's been sitting too long.
     
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    FINALLY believe my little workshop is ready.

    Everything for the most part on the Left side looking in is mobile, on rollers or wheels, a old Microwave range hood and a old table are at the cardboard box and will leave shortly to scrap and trash. Tractor is my forklift/push truck/general purpose extra ass. Plywood 2x bench is for parts arranging off and for back in, temporary for now.

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    Nice -n- tidy.
     
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    Talked to Tocci today, he mentioned a water leak/useage on his A model KW. He was worried sick it was a head, gasket or liner seals. I asked him if they did an oil cooler when if was OH’d last year.....uhhhh I don’t think so. That’s my guess knowing the guy that built it for him. He does damn good work. Assuming that’s all it is I expect to be headed your way weekend after this coming assuming all is well with Rachel.
     
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    Just found your project thread. This looks like a lot of fun! Full steam ahead
     
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    Keep the little gal attended JY, this is NOT a priority move!! Really like her and you need to make sure she is fine first.
     
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    i will be following this with interest:)
     
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    Going to be one tight fit!
     
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    Snug!!
     
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    Couple items, over the last week been BORED TO TEARS so built a end cap for Bar Cabinet and a Small shelf for the D/S tv shelf, also built a Push pole to use IF NEEDED on the truck connect tractor to one end and KW Tow Eye at other to maneuver and manhandle it. Tomorrow I go to Strafford MO, TCS div Larson and pick up a Battery box(Aftermarket) that came in, did order 1/8" sheet aluminum bent to rebuild the Tool Storage Box for Right Side from my metals source and have ordered Hucks from TS & JPV noted Supplier.
     
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    Will post as I find what I find at TCS.
     
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    Well I have job for you if your bored-50 dash cameras to install, I already have changed out 15 of them. Nice boring job.
     
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    Sure I can jump in on that deal on my way back through:p
     
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    Bored is not something I have ever experienced for long. Worst is when I've had to take someone to hospital emergency room. The waiting is unbearable!
     
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    Short long trip, Damn Dog got me up EARLY in gastric distress so once his business done and wife headed to work Off I ran to Strafford. All packaged up and sealed tight but all OK, home before noon.

    Typical aftermarket, will need to revamp the lid attachment points but simple and doable MINOR Issue.

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    How did I miss this? Next time you're that close, let me know and I'll get you lunch.

    How's the new building at TCS? they built it last year, and I haven't been in it yet.

    When are you bringing the truck home?
     
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    Was in and out in less than ten minutes including loading time!! Just at 8:30am.
    Sorry about not letting you know CO

    New building is really nice they are working at laying out the lobby according to Brady the sales guy I dealt with. Garage spaces and warehousing all looked to be on a large scale new/newer. Worked really hard at making a good sale presentation to me.

    Truck delivery is anyones guess,
    Virus and personal schedules conflicts(both ends), even weather keep stepping in to mix it up as to haul timing setbacks. JY is a daily worker not a retiree like me!! Has a job to get done in between!!
    Think I am about as ready for the beast to arrive as can get.
     
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