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Old 08-02-2010, 08:09 AM   #29
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wax?

Fantastic job, Mopariac, are you going to (or have you) put any wax on the trailer to protect that shiny finish? If so, what kind? Thanks very much.

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Old 08-04-2010, 05:39 PM   #30
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Where might someone purchase those Aluminum jerry cans?
They are stainless steel jerry cans and I purchased them on ebay. The aluminum holders are from Adventure Trailers. I can give more specific info if your interested.

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Old 08-04-2010, 05:43 PM   #31
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Fantastic job, Mopariac, are you going to (or have you) put any wax on the trailer to protect that shiny finish? If so, what kind? Thanks very much.

Laird
Laird, I haven't put wax on and don't think I will but only time will tell. The Nuvite S polish seems to repell water pretty nicely and it self dusts when rain comes. I am a new ASer so I am kind of still being schooled. Thanks for the "fantastic job" comment...seems to make the polishing aches hurt less.

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Old 08-04-2010, 07:06 PM   #32
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Old 08-04-2010, 08:03 PM   #33
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So pretty! Now you get to go camping and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Enjoy!
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Old 08-04-2010, 08:43 PM   #34
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After looking at the restoration of your truck, did my eyes deceive me or was that an 8 track? And if so, does it work? Great job!
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Old 08-04-2010, 09:15 PM   #35
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After looking at the restoration of your truck, did my eyes deceive me or was that an 8 track? And if so, does it work? Great job!
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Andi,
Yep it is an RCA 8-track and it works great. So does the am/fm 8-track home stereo in my trailer. My daughter bought me a package of tapes off ebay last xmas so I have quite the selection. Thanks,

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Old 08-13-2010, 07:45 PM   #36
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beautiful!

OK, another Mopar guy here, and really like your rig. When u started the polishing, did you use a stripper first? Where did you start? (roof or sides?) Where did you buy the Cyclo and Nuvite stuff? I am the pround new owner of a 1973 Tradewind. I hope to get her polished this fall. MPJ

ps, here's a pic of my tow vehicle, not done/ready yet, the 300 grille was just changed in by me.
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Old 08-13-2010, 08:16 PM   #37
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Nice. New axles would raise your rig by about 5 inches.
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Old 08-14-2010, 01:13 AM   #38
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wow!!! looks amazing, 29' is a lot of polishing!
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Old 08-15-2010, 04:42 AM   #39
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Get some Rocktamers to protect that beautiful polish job!

That's a great job on polishing and setup. Went through your pics of the truck too and you're clearly not afraid of in-deep and hands-on!

You may have heard of "Rocktamers" mudflaps that attach to the hitch. Given your truck height and the object of so much hard work pulled so close behind, you might really want to get these. They work!

I bought mine at Cabela's on my way down to Florida to get our AS last year. Here's a grainy picture of them on my stock height '75 Silverado.
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Old 08-15-2010, 07:31 AM   #40
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"Polishing Shoulder"

Im not sure if people realize just how long it takes and how much is involved in polishing a trailer, I polished all day yesterday, got only 1/4 done, with only 1 grade (S).......woke up today and I cannot lift my arms!!!! How will I do the rest today????
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Im not sure if people realize just how long it takes and how much is involved in polishing a trailer, I polished all day yesterday, got only 1/4 done, with only 1 grade (S).......woke up today and I cannot lift my arms!!!! How will I do the rest today????
Doing an initial pass with "C" first and then going back with "S" might cut your overall polish time down. Also make sure that you do not use too much polish when you do a section.

BTW, the area you did looks fantastic!
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Old 08-18-2010, 11:40 AM   #42
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That's a great job on polishing and setup. Went through your pics of the truck too and you're clearly not afraid of in-deep and hands-on!

You may have heard of "Rocktamers" mudflaps that attach to the hitch. Given your truck height and the object of so much hard work pulled so close behind, you might really want to get these. They work!

I bought mine at Cabela's on my way down to Florida to get our AS last year. Here's a grainy picture of them on my stock height '75 Silverado.
I wouldn't pull my boat or camper without 'em.
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With all the other things going on, I completely overlooked that issue. Thanks for the tip and I will have a set before we move out!!
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