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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby siberian » Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:17 am

Thanks Freddie, pm sent.
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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby dilvoy » Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:34 pm

siberian wrote:Slight update number 4: Homeward bound, next step - accessories back on

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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby Augi » Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:44 pm

Looks fantastic!

Are you running winch springs in the front or regular springs? I am doing the same winch and brushguard setup but I haven't decided to change the springs or not yet.

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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby siberian » Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:45 pm

Hey Augi, I put on a new set of winch springs since Hummer Parts Guy had them on sale a month or two ago and put new shocks on while I was at it. The brush guard and winch don't phase the new springs; it has 19 1/2" clearance at the bottom of winch mount. Plus, it makes it sit level; I think it is a worthwhile upgrade.
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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby Augi » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:21 pm

Did it sag on the old springs?
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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby siberian » Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:39 am

Not really, they were just more spongy and the truck rode closer to the tires. To see how yours would react to the load, have one of your 250lb. buddies (or two small ones) stand on the bumper and bounce and check your clearances. He (they) will be heavier than the Luverne and winch. :)
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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby dilvoy » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:53 am

What are you going to do with the Soft Top as far as color goes? Your color scheme looks really good!
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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby siberian » Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:52 am

dilvoy wrote:What are you going to do with the Soft Top as far as color goes? Your color scheme looks really good!


The green and tan is painted, durability testing starting now.

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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby siberian » Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:02 pm

One more task off the list:

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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby siberian » Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:26 pm

Finally finished..at least for this month.

Thank you to the following folks who have provided parts and guidance on my rebuild:

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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby fsutterbadass » Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:44 am

Well done, man....congrats on my new favorite rig!

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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby siberian » Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:28 am

Thanks Freddie. I appreciate your support on this project.

fsutterbadass wrote:Well done, man....congrats on my new favorite rig!

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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby fsutterbadass » Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:03 am

i'm being completely serious, my man. the courage to step outta the box with the old pattern and the meticulous work redoing all of the light bar and bed rails in contrasting black, the extra IR lighting, it's location...the 24 bolts........it's just bada$$. i'll be honest, i had my initial doubts about that scheme....but it worked out to be really, really cool. i'd trust your vision with any rig of mine. those guys at Clark did first rate work on the prep and paint as well. i'm going to use them for the CARC on my next rig.
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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby dunsbr » Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:44 pm

fsutterbadass wrote:i'm being completely serious, my man. the courage to step outta the box with the old pattern and the meticulous work redoing all of the light bar and bed rails in contrasting black, the extra IR lighting, it's location...the 24 bolts........it's just bada$$. i'll be honest, i had my initial doubts about that scheme....but it worked out to be really, really cool. i'd trust your vision with any rig of mine. those guys at Clark did first rate work on the prep and paint as well. i'm going to use them for the CARC on my next rig.


i agree with Freddie 100%.
I had my doubts when you first posted your colour scheme. But it has come up really well! 8)
Congrats!

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Re: Finally off to the paint shop!

Postby dilvoy » Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:33 pm

That came out really well. It is so well done it that looks like it could be a foto of a toy.
Soon to be available "Franklin Mint Sieberian HMMWV" :D
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