The cab, fenders, doors and sheet metal are being delivered
to the paint shop this week. Decided to send that out to a very
professional shop. My own brush and roller techniques are highly
guarded secrets, and since the truck is going to a new home,
I didn't want to let any secret information out.
Meanwhile the frame and running gear are ready for final painting.
I'm thinking I'll do that myself. Everything's been sandblasted
and epoxy primed some time ago. Painting it all "Chassis Black"
shouldn't be too bad. Even for me.
I bought all of the air valves and lines, air dryer, fittings and air tanks
this week. Lots of boxes. Lots and lots of boxes. All new stuff.
Not a bad buy, though. Fleet-Pride ended up being the best value,
even beating the cheap Internet vendors. And, no waiting. Everything was