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  • X2bj
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    John Jones it’s so weird it’s at your shop. That’s 2250 miles away from my house in Kentucky. we missed you on our last trip to Colorado but we still have a great time. Screenshot_20191118-192532

    X2bj
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    Rustabus the pictures are at the family farm and my driveway.  I bought 2 single cabs and a double cab for $100 each getting titles cost big $$$$.   I really wish I could have bought the rust free original paint 21 window SLIDER.. for $1000…

    X2bj
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    I bought them 20 years ago..

    X2bj
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    John before it leaves can you please get a picture of the kcw gang and the single cab please.

    Willy
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    We’ll make it happen!

    Rustabus
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    Kentucky to Cali!!!! The stories this Bus could tell!! 🙂

    Pat K
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    Just rolled this one in and put it in the air.

    We’ve been asked to make repairs to the frame rails and install new center sections.

    Here we go. A343194F-6BC2-48E6-BFAE-610C4B2015D0

    We will build it if it comes.

    Willy
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    Oh boy!! Looks like fun!

    John Jones
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    uhhhh  dissapointingly rusty.  Thats what Pat said this morning… 😎

    John Jones
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    Frame repairs started!!!!!! Thats welding flash.. not a flash light… 😎 Must be something to weld to down there… 😎

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    John Jones
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    HOLY RUSTY…  Your hub caps are rusty!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!! wow… 😎 Pats doing just as you asked. Frame repairs and center sections…  It needs top hats, out riggers, jack points, floor, and everything else too….. 😎

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    John Jones
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    russ
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    nice that some work is being done to it

    maybe in time it will get the full treatment but that is horrible to start with

    Rustabus
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    Can O Worms!!! Bet that whoever owns this now is gonna want more rust repair!!!!

    Pat K
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    Started cutting the junk out on Monday around front and rear center sections.

    Finished dissecting those areas yesterday morning and started putting things back together.

    Pass side rear inner and outer frame repairs.A871CA84-BF49-4846-B3E2-6E9AE90B397AEA62DA4F-05D7-4EC0-99DA-99CEB5FE707EE43E281C-B83D-4A8D-800C-28A365202B6F5BAD9864-BD3E-427F-AA2C-69C26CBE14CB

    Driver side rear inner and outer frame repairs.1FE2E6A7-CFA5-4E97-A157-3032FCB0388C550707E1-8FED-4DE9-96F2-41411F50481399B78687-A452-46CD-844A-10E958DA4E3287C33102-0D24-4C96-A215-49D5AECCA9F757605256-61E2-4F11-B520-54E45B2D9A99

    Rear center section done.D4008B9A-19B7-4FC0-80FD-BC33EDEC355EA85B36FC-2A25-4C94-A2AE-23014D4E5444

    We had a small section of Gerson frame with the bends in it to take care of a portion of the inner passenger front frame repair, along with a section of plate we had to finish it up.8362177A-9ECC-46CA-8F70-D39B4D0267D899324B8E-795D-4C01-ABDC-C229E815B35D

    Knocked out one of the front driver side inner frame repairs at the end of the day. One more repair to go, then the new front center section can go in. 41C1211E-003E-4361-8A61-23A30401EC976F1F1CBF-B08C-4AB7-826F-074C9F342F71

    We will build it if it comes.

    Pete
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    Crusty!  Nice work Pat.  I bet you have to sweep the “crumbs” from under this bus often….

    mtnbus
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    Go Pat !

    Willy
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    Pretty awesome that the metal that bus needs is all just laying around on that shelf!

    russ
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    really the metal work they actually need laying around

    gerson

    Pat K
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    We’ve hit a stopping point on this one for the time being.

    One more frame repair needs to be done around the pass side inner/outer frame rail at the torsion housing.

    Front center section and outer passenger front frame repair done.C72F1F92-62A7-4F81-9C7E-9A2286272FA6097B97E6-C7A0-49F0-84A1-439C18565EBCA87833AE-A27D-4236-B5BB-2636E63D25C6BFC2387A-0C33-4590-A597-7F9C87436F7D217A0CD0-0534-44BA-8D34-ED1AF83BA8D2

    We will build it if it comes.

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