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Old 04-11-2022, 10:45 AM
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That polyester webbing should last for years. I have a constant supply of it since that's what I use to tie down loads with it. I used a couple of pieces under my transmission mount yesterday along with a piece of rubber conveyer belt. It will with time mash down, but you can snug the bolts and it will be fine. Biggest problem I have with it is putting holes in it for bolts to pass through, a step drill bit works pretty good.
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Old 04-12-2022, 07:06 AM
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Thanks Bob. It's my inner simplistic tightwad making an appearance.

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That polyester webbing should last for years. I have a constant supply of it since that's what I use to tie down loads with it. I used a couple of pieces under my transmission mount yesterday along with a piece of rubber conveyer belt. It will with time mash down, but you can snug the bolts and it will be fine. Biggest problem I have with it is putting holes in it for bolts to pass through, a step drill bit works pretty good.
I figured longevity would be pretty solid. For the holes I a point on a piece of #5 rebar, heated it up with the torch, and it slid through like butter-edges burnished up.

One thing I didn't think about was it mashing down over time- appreciate that note. Access to snug would require taking a couple pieces of wooden floor panel off but not too terrible of a thing. Henry Ford would be proud that I'm using long leaf pine for the flooring!
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Old 04-20-2022, 06:22 AM
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All the activity on this site is inspiring.....

Starting to put together a connector list for the air line related stuff- rear bags, solenoid, a few gauges, pressure regulator, dump valve, air chuck, air horns, etc. Also made mounts for the tank going under the bed. Just need to weld it up and take some pics.



Hmmmmm an air ride seat would be cool
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Old 05-04-2022, 07:29 AM
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Between working and some medical needs seems like I haven’t been here forever- but some things have been happening for sure.

Got the remote jumpers installed. The side view pic is a little deceiving making it look like the clamps would be dangerously close to the spring hanger bracket- but the bracket is set well back in on the frame. The ends of the jumpers are plumb with the bed frame.

Also got the air tank and compressor in. Will be adding an additional tank up on the bed that will follow the looks of the truck.
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Old 05-04-2022, 12:10 PM
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Old 05-10-2022, 09:34 AM
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Thanks you sir! After a short medical time down I'm hoping to start piddling around on it some more this week!
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Old 05-13-2022, 12:44 PM
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Air lines. After talking with a few here and doing some research I decided to use DOT rated brass fittings just because it feels and looks right. Sometimes it’s okay for me to spend a little more money on some things…

The brass bulkheads were about 1” too long for both tighter fitting up under the splash apron and on the inside of the cab which will be covered by the kick panel. I shortened all those and then had to re thread the left over bare brass for 1/4 NPT to keep everything same-same. From there, lines will go to the regulator with cool handle (TBD) in the dash area and up to the gauge/back out to the bags. Plastic lines will be hidden from all but climbing under the truck.

I like the look of the copper and brass at the cowl area. Will tweak those lines a tad before all is said and done as the bends climb up the side of the cowl.
Different. Right for the truck.
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Old 05-13-2022, 07:26 PM
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Thanks guys.
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