03 Reg cab build

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  1. Demon-HeMi

    Demon-HeMi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Its time for an official thread for my black 2003 reg cab project that has kind of been in the shadows, so ill be updating this thread with the past of this truck and the future progress of it as it comes.

    those who do know of this truck know its been one HELL of a rough road to get it where i am now and you will see the progress which will be picture heavy so brace yourself lol

    Ultimately the plan for this truck is that it will be another show truck to go along with my super slammed one i already have...

    So stay tuned cause updates will follow soon :naughty:
     
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    Following. This is the v6 right? Just going for appearance on it?
     
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    yeah this is the V6 one, virtually all appearance, these V6 motors arent fast lol
     
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    Ill start with some pix of the day i got the ole girl, i bought her with a blown motor cause i was looking for a solid base to start a build and it was pretty muchh exactly what i was looking for...

    Btw the guy in the pix is the previous owner...

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    The first night it was home I decided to start tackling the paint, i washed the whole truck in the garage, and then polished the driver side of the bed, it may not look it but in the pic below the truck was actually washed, twice, and I scrubbed hard as well, thats just how bad the paint was...

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    The next morning i dug through my pile of ram parts and found a smoked set of clear corner headlights and threw them on the truck

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    Followed that with trying on some 24s to see how i liked the look, but i knew chrome wasnt going to be an option on that truck so i took em right back off


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    Then I decided to play with plasti-dip on the grill


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    Then I decided to do more paint restoration on the truck, this time on the tailgate, removed all emblems and then polished the tailgate to almost perfection

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    Mind you this is 100% oem paint from 2003
     
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    Off with the rear bumper

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    And on with a roll pan...

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