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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby nealinator » Mar 26 2020, 1:54am

Glad to see you back and getting an update on this. Such a ton of work went into it! I had to go back to the start and read through it again since it had been a while. I find myself wondering why you decided to re-install fender flairs? I thought it looked better without them. And also the Line-X install. It did not look like they did any scuffing other than what you brought it which left the back bed wall not good for adhesion. Or did they do some and it just looked white still? Same thing for the bed rails? Looked like they went right over the clearcoat on that.

How is the seat holding up you re-did? There never were any interior pictures in this build of that after the fact.
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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby BartmanJax [OP] » Mar 26 2020, 2:08am

nealinator wrote:Glad to see you back and getting an update on this. Such a ton of work went into it! I had to go back to the start and read through it again since it had been a while. I find myself wondering why you decided to re-install fender flairs? I thought it looked better without them. And also the Line-X install. It did not look like they did any scuffing other than what you brought it which left the back bed wall not good for adhesion. Or did they do some and it just looked white still? Same thing for the bed rails? Looked like they went right over the clearcoat on that.

How is the seat holding up you re-did? There never were any interior pictures in this build of that after the fact.


Fender Flares: Eh...I don't know. I like them.

Line -X: I was concerned about that as well. They said it's not an issue and it won't peel off. 3 years later and it still looks like the day they sprayed it and not an indication anywhere of peeling. The liner is rock solid. I've been very pleased with the Line-X liner.

Seat: The seat is great. No issues at all. The only issue I have now is my headliner is starting to peel, ever so slightly up near the front windshield. That will probably be the next project. Since I'm self quarantined at home right now, I'll snap some pics of the interior tomorrow and post them up.
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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby nealinator » Mar 26 2020, 2:14am

Well....it is your truck...so we'll let the flairs go...haha.

So if you went in with a new truck do they not scuff it at all now?
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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby BartmanJax [OP] » Mar 26 2020, 2:32am

nealinator wrote:So if you went in with a new truck do they not scuff it at all now?


I honestly don't know. What I do remember is that they said "not to worry, it won't peel off" when I questioned them about them about spraying the top rails, but once it got in the booth, who knows if they might have done something in there.
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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby BartmanJax [OP] » Mar 29 2020, 4:44pm

Interior shots...finally. Got busy and completely forgot to post these up.

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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby silentbravo » Mar 29 2020, 5:25pm

Nice and clean. Is that R.A.M mount, mounted to the floor?
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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby BartmanJax [OP] » Mar 29 2020, 5:32pm

silentbravo wrote:Nice and clean. Is that R.A.M mount, mounted to the floor?


Yes sir. It attaches under the left, front seat bolt. THIS ONE
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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby silentbravo » Mar 29 2020, 6:42pm

Oh I like that it attaches to factory bolt location. I don't want to put to many holes in panels If I can help it... Those have a super reputation, some of the best mounts made.
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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby GobblerK5 » Mar 29 2020, 9:54pm

Wow! Did I miss a re-die on the dash & panels? I don't see the normal flaking of OEM color and black showing thru in wear spots.

Looks great!

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Re: BartmanJax's 2002 Silverado Refurb

Postby BartmanJax [OP] » Mar 30 2020, 3:16pm

silentbravo wrote:Oh I like that it attaches to factory bolt location. I don't want to put to many holes in panels If I can help it... Those have a super reputation, some of the best mounts made.


They do and they are some of the best mounts available. I use them in the truck, the motorcycle, the bike and the plane. They're very versatile and they have a mount for just about any device made.
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