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My vote is still to rechrome the original mirrors. If you actually pull a gooseneck with this truck, to me the original mirrors work better for that. These little mirrors won't show much. 

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3 hours ago, FarmallFan said:

My vote is still to rechrome the original mirrors. If you actually pull a gooseneck with this truck, to me the original mirrors work better for that. These little mirrors won't show much. 

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I agree BJ these mirrors would do the job well !

    However,they are in rough shape and you cannot believe the damage to doors from years of hanging there.

 After all the welding and door repair hate to have something big again. Vibrating on repaired area everytime open or close the door.

At this point I am leaning to the small square mirrors in pictures above.

Thank you for your thoughts B.J.

     Tony

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2 hours ago, Tonyinca said:

At this point I am leaning to the small square mirrors in pictures above.

You don't need to know where you been......just know where you are going!!  😄

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11 hours ago, twostepn2001 said:

You don't need to know where you been......just know where you are going!!  😄

Good one ! Twostepn2001 ! 
I ask Carol why Las Vegas , Bay Area , LA , always look so much better and beautiful in small rear view mirror then they do in the big front view windshield ?

she says my mind set , but I think it’s so much more then that !lol

perhaps much better quality glass in small rear view mirror ! Lol 

tony

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3/15/22

creeping to the finish line !

more progress pictures!

Metal bed top is at powder coating ( black)

Steering wheel is fill in for now have not settled on one .

still trying to find the proper mirrors

tank still at painter , mounting still at chrome shop, exhaust system being Cermacoted. 

tony 

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2 hours ago, nepoweshiekfarmalls said:

Wow!  Herbie would never recognize his old truck.  I am guessing that the crane is not going back on?

Oh Yes ! 
the two items that will keep Herbie , Herbie , is the propane tank and the lift ! They are being painted .

the four identifiers imho is the head Rack , propane tank , lift , back of bed and his hitch style all combine into Herbs work .

tony 

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31 minutes ago, Tonyinca said:

Oh Yes ! 
the two items that will keep Herbie , Herbie , is the propane tank and the lift ! They are being painted .

the four identifiers imho is the head Rack , propane tank , lift , back of bed and his hitch style all combine into Herbs work .

tony 

Good to hear!  That will look incredible,  Tony.

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19 minutes ago, sandhiller said:

Awesome work Tony!

Just flat blows me away 😃

   Thank You Sir !  Very kind of you.

     At this point I am counting hours till done . Yet it seems forever !

    Tony

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Tony, I don't like the little round mirror. Looks too 1950ish. The square one is much better. Truck is awesome!

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1 hour ago, ny bill o said:

Tony, I don't like the little round mirror. Looks too 1950ish. The square one is much better. Truck is awesome!

Thank you Bill , I agree , I decided on the square one but they say it will not work on base to door . 
so I am searching , hard to find this old school stuff we took for granted 

thanks for input 

tony

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24 minutes ago, Tonyinca said:

Thank you Bill , I agree , I decided on the square one but they say it will not work on base to door . 
so I am searching , hard to find this old school stuff we took for granted 

thanks for input 

tony

Why won’t the square mirror work? I am a little late to the party but since square was originally on it I think it would be fitting to put new square mirrors back on. But I guess you have to look for something different.
 

I know what you mean about having a pickup in the shop and wanting it back, my 1992 GMC has been out of commission for a while and is getting a used engine put in it because crankshaft cracked on original engine. I am anxious to get it back!!

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3/21/22

oh be still my heart ! I love that tank !

just got word last of painting is done 

the parts are from the electric  lift Herb made  

twostepin2001 here is the tank you and I were waiting for !

tony 

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3 hours ago, Tonyinca said:

3/21/22

oh be still my heart ! I love that tank !

just got word last of painting is done 

the parts are from the electric  lift Herb made  

twostepin2001 here is the tank you and I were waiting for !

tony 

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Gorgeous eye candy

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Wow!!  l love that tank Tony!!  Looks like a giant piece Christmas candy!! One small favor to ask. When you get it mounted, would you take some pics of the tank from different angles so l can add it to the collection of the other tanks from your restorations?

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16 minutes ago, twostepn2001 said:

Wow!!  l love that tank Tony!!  Looks like a giant piece Christmas candy!! One small favor to ask. When you get it mounted, would you take some pics of the tank from different angles so l can add it to the collection of the other tanks from your restorations?

Yes sir ! Thank you !

I can’t wait to see tank and lift on it 

tony 

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Tony, I have been following this project silently, but man does that look good. For sure it is better than new!

You are not cutting any corners on this restoration. That propane tank is absolutely stunning as well. Can't wait for the videos of it running in bright sunlight!

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2 hours ago, Farmall 1466 said:

Tony, I have been following this project silently, but man does that look good. For sure it is better than new!

You are not cutting any corners on this restoration. That propane tank is absolutely stunning as well. Can't wait for the videos of it running in bright sunlight!

Thank you ! 
it’s been a long haul exciting most times then frustrating with hurry up and wait . Lol 

I learned a lot about me on these trucks , I HAVE A SICKNESS CALLED ; “Being we are this far let’s do” ! Lol it’s about like other bad habits , it drains the pocket book along with adding time to restoration which leads to straining the patients lol

tony 

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