July 17, 2024


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Project Why Wait: Coated By Red Tower Armoury

Project Why Wait: Coated By Red Tower Armoury

Can you believe we’re coming up on six yrs because I to start with started off Undertaking Why Wait around? I rarely can and I have been the one particular executing it. But at the start out of 2021 it’s felt like the stop is at last coming into concentration.

To assist relight a hearth in the task Jeff Wybrow and I hatched a program to bring Job Why Hold out to his shop IssyFab Pace & Engineering this June.

Jeff will end off wiring and firing the truck together with a few other drivability problems his store specializes in. Although the #siegmc is long gone I will bring my mattress in from the backyard and get started the metal mend and refinishing desired there.

The truck will also take a little excursion to the body store even though overseas, but we’ll get to people ideas in a unique post. Ahead of the truck leaves even so, I require to choose treatment of the record you noticed at the leading of this put up.

Despite seeking quite total at times a whole lot of the truck has just been “put” jointly. Many items necessary coating, torqueing, portray and so forth to genuinely be ticked off as total.

This incorporates the back 50 percent, which at very last look at looked like this:

Rather ‘close’, but definitely the masking tape, protecting plastic and uncoated Airlift General performance tanks experienced to go. I went back and forth on what coloration to do the tanks. I bated all-around a contrasting coloration, but the most

Most straightforward, but most noticeable.

Shade decided on, my subsequent slight hurdle was coating. I needed a little something that was not also glossy or thick but a far more purely natural end to match the air compressors. Following seeing a few things accomplished in Cerakote at GT Personalized Exhaust Oshawa I decided to give it a attempt.

If you’re not common, Cerakote is a ceramic end. It’s considerably thinner than powder coat, but continue to gives abrasion/don resistance, chemical security, and it’s typically more challenging than paint.

Listed here in Durham Location Ontario Red Tower Armoury is the chief in Ceramic Coatings. If it requires coating they’ve probable done it. And if you are not absolutely sure if it wants coating they’ll assistance you determined how and what it demands.

With my tanks getting fairly reduced on the complexity scale of perform they’ve completed they only knocked it out of the park.

There is also a handful of other goods they did for me hanging in my garage. But, we’ll get to those later on as I assemble the interior.

The tanks are black now, but the grain of the aluminum is nonetheless noticeable, as are the welds and all the craftsmanship Air Elevate at first place into the items.

Additional importantly, it looks great upcoming to all of the other black parts. The RCI Fuel Mobile, Viair compressors, and brake lines. Also, worthy of noting, in these photographs the chassis is almost wholly wired.

The key rear chassis harness has been operate by means of the frame, in addition to the Airlift main harness run in this article from 2018.

Considering that the photos higher than, I’ve been in the garage at least three evenings a week sniping items from my list. Mid June is about thirty days absent and I’ve received a lot of operate to do!

As constantly stick to me on Instagram for shorter updates on the progress as I move along.