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84 Sunrader Led Taillight And Marker Light Project

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Do you still have extra decals?

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Few more updates going on with the camper. Painted the rest of the cabinets today and yesterday. Took all the cabinet doors off and painted the edges a gray color then the rest a cream.  Looking forward to getting them back on. Also have new knobs for all the cabinet doors.

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Looks great. I painted the doors in my Nissan and did the 2 tone too. Gives a nice professional look

Linda S

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21 hours ago, linda s said:

Looks great. I painted the doors in my Nissan and did the 2 tone too. Gives a nice professional look

Linda S

Thanks Linda, i like the look too, next up will be the flooring and reupholstering the cushions.

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Decided to pull the motor today. I'm going to rebuild it because it was using some oil and could probably use a freshening up anyways.  Will probably put a little better cam in it for power also.  Took about 2 1/2 hours to get it out.  None of it was real difficult, just takes a little patience.

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Kinda stalled on getting the motor apart. Ended up buying a 73 challenger project car that i've been working on. Today i finally decided to get the motor torn down so i can get it to the machine shop and order oversized pistons, better cam, and basically a full rebuild kit. The motor had 130k on it and was using some oil.  Once apart today i could see that the one timing chain guide had broken and the chain was wearing into the timing cover. It wasn't making noise so i would have never known.  Pieces of the plastic guide were in the oil pan and partially plugging the oil pickup.  Will also be putting a new clutch in while i've got it this far apart.

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block bored .040 over, new pistons and rings and crank are back in.

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Coming along better now, i plan to put the motor back in next week. Head was resurfaced with new valve guides and seals, New water pump, fuel pump, gaskets, clutch, turned flywheel, cap, rotor, plugs etc. Anxious to start it up.

 

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Resurfaced flywheel and new clutch is on.  Pretty much ready to set back in at this point.

 

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Varoom,Varoom

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Back in and running.  Took it out to do the initial break in and runs really well.  Just need to adjust the valves and put some miles on it.

 

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You do good work. I was wondering if I could adopt you. I could use a son who likes to work on cars and motorhomes of course.

Linda S

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2 hours ago, linda s said:

You do good work. I was wondering if I could adopt you. I could use a son who likes to work on cars and motorhomes of course.

Linda S

Haha, sure, i work for food and lodging :)  I enjoy getting away from my normal day of working on vw's and tinkering with this instead.  Different kind of challenge.

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being that my skill sets are in carpentry/construction, i am in awe with your project. what a great accomplishment! good luck, joe from dover.

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