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The first round of glass on the swapped parts.
Michel has the grill surround ready for the first round of primer looking good.
It even bent the rear spring.
Filling & sanding the last details before priming
The left side gets a second round of 3 layers of fiberglass.
Molding in the factory gaps I want smooth lines for the grill surround.
Plus we de chromed the grill shell & prepping for the new grill insert.
The new grill insert had 31 hokie chrome plastic bolts they were removed the holes welded, ground clean then a little filler, prime & paint & now I have a clean looking insert.
I also have to move the radius over 3/4 of an inch to the right to match the grill.
After lots of hrs of fiberglass rework & glass filler sanding we finally have it where I want the parts.
It's fiberglass its slice & dice time & I don't like fiberglass work a 2 3/4 inch spacer was made, much better fit now.
The lower driving lights openings don't match the lights so they are being completely reworked.
Some more glass work need to be done on the lower opening.
2007 Chev Silverado Dully Diesel shop truck Redo
the gaps are a lot better now.
These after market front covers are real thin so I added 2 more layers over lapped in the center for more strength to the bottom lip. Once installed I will need to hook my Banks cold air scoop to it.
The right side also needed some rework to match the grill.
This is our shop truck we do a lot of pick up & deliver of customer projects its a banks hopped up Duramax LBZ diesel its got the power 550 HP 800 ft LB'S torque.
A little more fiberglass filler & its starting to get to the look I am after & I still do not like fiberglass work.
I have been wanting to change the front bumper & grill now is the perfect time.
The driving lights don't fit the cover opening at all.
Both parts were blocked then re primed & ready for another blocking.
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Now I just need to get my rear in gear & polish my very dull Alcoa wheels.
Swapping more fiberglass sections from one side to the other starting to look better.
More slice & dice time cut them out. Did I mention I do not like fiberglass work & the other half dosen't like it either coming in the house on my clothes.
I was involved in an accident the other day.
Lot of minor filling & sanding still to be done & I still don't like fiber glass work.
Before and after the new 3 inch lowering kit was installed I like it lowered.
Being a SS Duramax it definitely need a custom front end & I believe it fits.
Now its time for high build catalyzed primer.
My friends at Westover Auto body in Maple Valley four corners area 425 432 7222 fixed the rear bed damage & painted the red for me on the new reworked front bumper & grill shell. I really like the new look I also had them paint the rear bumper to match. I definitely like the new lowered look.
The light openings will be swapped left to right & right to left plus flipped 180 & reworked to match the driving lights. Its got to look wright.
The new steel grill had these cheese chrome plastic bolts they are removed then the holes will be welded then ground clean and repainted black.
Its starting to clean up nicely on the right side.
Michel has been finishing up the grill shell surround its starting to look real clean.
The problem is no one makes this style bumper cover for 07 classic series dully huge gaposus.
I cut the section out moved it over 3/4 of an inch then re glassed it in then a little durglass filler
An extra 2 layers of glass add to the upper inside.
A little dura glass on the extension area.