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Old 07-31-2007, 10:59 PM   #1
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Well, after a year of reading the forums, and encountering virtually every challenge that has been described here, considering all the advice, I have finally finished pimping out my boler. (I had troubles finding classy spinner hubcaps so I just settled for chromed ones)

My daughters (9 and 12) did the graphics layout, and I painted with Interlux brightside. It's not a new-car finish because of some of the brush marks, but I am satisfied. Attached are the before and after pictures.

I wanna thank all the people who provided me so much invaluable information and knowledge.


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Old 07-31-2007, 11:02 PM   #2
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Very nice.
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Old 07-31-2007, 11:03 PM   #3
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That's fun that you got your daughters involved! Looks like a present waiting to be unwrapped. Did you do any interior mods?
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Old 07-31-2007, 11:08 PM   #4
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Outstanding!
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Old 07-31-2007, 11:15 PM   #5
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That's fun that you got your daughters involved! Looks like a present waiting to be unwrapped. Did you do any interior mods?
Shucks the interior was the first year. We finished it and tried it out last summer before I committed to finishing the outside. It is the most amazing little thing there is, and tows fabulously with my Honda Odyssey (even without weight distribution hitch). The fabulous 70's brown interior was resurfaced with Maple laminate and wood trim. Fantastic fan was installed, stovetop was re-chromed, fridge was taken out shaken and fitted with computer fans to blow more air through the coils, grey water tank was taken out and the cracks were welded, screen door was installed, the rubber seal around the door was replaced with the sliding door seal from a '95 chrysler minivan. A hot water tank was installed so my wife would be happy . Only thing missing now are the florescent lights.
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Old 08-01-2007, 05:54 AM   #6
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Kevin,
Great job. It looks good! If you are still looking for spinners, did you look at hubcapmike.com?

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Old 08-01-2007, 07:30 AM   #7
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Shucks the interior was the first year. We finished it and tried it out last summer before I committed to finishing the outside. It is the most amazing little thing there is, and tows fabulously with my Honda Odyssey (even without weight distribution hitch). The fabulous 70's brown interior was resurfaced with Maple laminate and wood trim. Fantastic fan was installed, stovetop was re-chromed, fridge was taken out shaken and fitted with computer fans to blow more air through the coils, grey water tank was taken out and the cracks were welded, screen door was installed, the rubber seal around the door was replaced with the sliding door seal from a '95 chrysler minivan. A hot water tank was installed so my wife would be happy . Only thing missing now are the florescent lights.
Awesome. Can we have some interior shots please? Sounds like you're forging through the jungle just ahead of me.

Questions:

1) Did you do the graphics with masking-tape and paint or is that a commercial stick-on?

2) Did you get the door seal at a wrecker or did you just order it from a mopar counter?

3) How did you decide on that door seal specifically?

4) Did the door seal take up enough of the gaps at the top/bottom or did you have to do additional surgery to the door?
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Old 08-01-2007, 07:56 AM   #8
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very nice! i like the awning too. what kind is that?
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Old 08-01-2007, 08:22 AM   #9
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Nice work! It would be nice to see some interior shots.
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Old 08-01-2007, 09:02 AM   #10
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I like it!
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Old 08-01-2007, 11:08 AM   #12
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Hi,

Can you let me know what kind of paint you used to paint the exterior!

Thanks!
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Old 08-01-2007, 01:07 PM   #13
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Geez guys, slow down. I don't want to have the blandest looking and least-upgraded B1700 in Alberta!

Looking good, Kevin
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Geez guys, slow down. I don't want to have the blandest looking and least-upgraded B1700 in Alberta!

Looking good, Kevin
Get off your Butt Brian and start doing some mods
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