.......a good venting session.
Today I did both vent jobs, the heat duct vent box and the outside vent for the stove hood.
I tried to recondition the old stove vent out of the warped state using steaming water and putting weights on the vents in a large pan overnight. It worked somewhat, but not enough for me to be happy with it, it was still stained dirty, and I worried it would just go back to the warped state with time anyway.
So, I ordered two vents…Continue
Posted on June 21, 2017 at 5:23pm — 3 Comments
....turns out to be the least damaged area of all.
I finally decided to tackle the main cab over window by removing the leftover paneling wood, having avoided it all this time because I just knew I was going to find major damage to the frame. Well.....it looks just fine! There is no damage around that window except for one little area in the lower right corner that falls into place with the right corner of the cab over that suffered water damage.. I can clean that up with…Continue
Posted on June 19, 2017 at 10:26am — 6 Comments
Well, I can't blame the previous owners of Diggity Dodge for this one. It was clearly constructed this way.
The corner with the gaping hole of light in the cab over behind the passenger door was a bit more involved than I had thought. Originally I thought there was just a rust hole started there. Nah....that would be much too simple.
Here's the outside of that hole, and the reason for it. Notice the joining of the corner...the metal track wasn't a flush match over…Continue
Posted on June 18, 2017 at 10:30am — 2 Comments
Sooo....I was told during a conversation yesterday with someone offline that a simple haphazardly installed bracket for a CB antenna could not possibly have caused so much devastation and damage to the cab over. I giggled....really....I did.
Of course, this prompted an official investigation for proof of the matter, including eye witnesses and photographs of the scene.
Can I get a witness??
The investigation provided enough evidence that the accused (the bracket) was…Continue
Posted on June 16, 2017 at 9:00am — 4 Comments