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Round eye square body, Texas rust photos

Discussion in 'Member Photos' started by buddy350, Mar 26, 2020.

  1. buddy350

    buddy350 Full Access Member

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    Just wanted to post some photos of what I would consider bad rust on a square body for Texas.

    As far as I know this truck has spent its life in the state of Texas.

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  2. buddy350

    buddy350 Full Access Member

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    Few more photos of the rust

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  3. eskimomann209

    eskimomann209 Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    Junk. Give it to me. I’ll take it off your hands.
     
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    Crispy Full Access Member

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    Swiss cheese. I can have a flatbed out to you in a few days and get that tetanus shot waiting to happen gone.
     
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  5. bucket

    bucket Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Looks like most of it was caused by someone spreading filler over existing rust minor rust, which then speeds up the rusting process greatly.

    I could show you pictures of rust that would scare you.
     
  6. hoagster

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    Here's a 73 K10 Cab in California! Just removed all the snarf from the bottom, grease and oil build up from the drive line, engine, trans/transfer leaks and road grime. some of it looked like oiled dried road base! underneath factory clean metal.

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    Very cool

    Looks like youve got a good start to a really nice square body.

    BTW
    This round eye will eventually be put on the for sale section just as soon as I hit 50 post and am granted permission from the gods.
     
  8. buddy350

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    82sbshortbed Get outta there! Supporting Member

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    At least you got white letters out. That's a good start.
     
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    bucket Super Moderator Staff Member

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    If you weren't so dang far away, I'd be trying to talk you out of it, trans and all lol.
     
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    It hard to believe there are probably hundreds of these sitting in Pick 'N Pulls all over the state in the same condition. Most are there because they couldn't pass a smog test, causing registration to lapse for an extended period of time and fees are too high to get it back on the road.

    I know Super Scout Specialties in Ohio comes out to California a few times a year to pick up old Scouts and brings them to the rust belt for fix or sell as parts.
     
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    That's what I plan on doing. I'm tired of waking up at 4am every day to work for someone who treats me like crap! Once I get the Suburban in tow mode I'll be heading South and West to find these classic junkyards, taking cars or parts and bringing them back here to sell.
     
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    DoubleDingo Summer Is Near, Hot Temps Are Already Here

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    Do it, do it!
     
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    82sbshortbed Get outta there! Supporting Member

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