Before letting one of my go-to parts vendors I wanted to let some of the suspense from yesterday’s action packed days…… Ross did in fact take out of here with his coach… air ride system with a shiny new air compressor….. new wheel bearing on ALL of his rear wheels! AC blowing cold…. life was good and today he’s off to the Keys…… keep my number……
Here’s a pic I snapped just before reinstalling the front wheels after replacing his diff. note the new parts…. headers, KYB shocks, brass brake combination valve SS brake hoses, fresh calipers with Delco pads and it’s clean and POR-15 on all the rest of the metal under there. Now we COULD powdercoat everything… I mean we’ve done that already but this is a refinish that is serviceable and realistic……. Thanks Ross for believing in us!
We have another delivery this afternoon, a pile of mechanical stuff, stay tuned on how that delivery goes….
Now, for a secret weapon when restoring the GMC I have had from the beginning….. you can only do as well as the parts you have to work with. Building unique, out of the box things needs a place to get unique, out of the box parts and since 1974 there has been a place in Winter Park Fl. that is insane…. I wouldn’t know what to do without the support of Skycraft! It started as military surplus electronics to include all kinds of surplus. And guess what… they are still there today! A Ham radio guys heaven…. here is a old skool panoramic of the place… If you can fancyfy them with a combining program do it. Just dream of all the things you can build with the stuff in this place…
They have a warehouse that has at least 3 times more stuff! They have an online presence.. Skycraft Surplus or something like that… they do Ebay among others and the guy that runs that end is super knowledgeable…. they have those parts cataloged like a library! It’s completely the place to go… lookm up…. decently Co-op and Motorhome Rehab Ranch approved!
So another delivery… only thing left is the fart fan and finishing up the motorized DIN radio, back up camera, blue tooth, mirror link to your cell phone fancy doodad in dash radio… another Co-op and Motorhome Rehab Ranch needed improvement… I mean you just can’t buy any good 8 track tapes anymore!
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