Truck Update 4/1/18

  • Started welding passthrough frame to cab
  • Received pintal clamp bolt
  • Received acoustic foam
  • Received roof rack cargo boxes
  • Received aluminum trim for passthrough cab interior
  • Finished passthrough structural welding on exterior of cab
  • Ordered jerry cans
  • Ordered seats for cab
  • Marked subframe to hab floor bolt hole locations on subframe rails
  • Started subframe paint prep
  • Finished passthrough tig welding inside cab
  • Finished structural welding of passthrough frame on cab
  • Removed and disposed of foam from inside roof rack cargo boxes
  • Cleaned shop and recycled scrap material
  • Received bellows from Uni-Grip
  • Sketched out plates to fill cab back windows
  • CAD modeled plates to fill cab back windows
  • A friend was nice enough to plasma cut the plates to fill cab back windows: AeroDesign
  • Another friend gave us some Lord 7545 adhesive to try on the bellows: Monolith Aeroworks
  • Applied second coat of paint to habitat passthrough frame
  • Cut aluminum for cab passthrough trim
  • Drilled and tapped mounting holes for cab passthrough trim in cab side steel passthrough frame
  • Machined aluminum spacer for rear pintal shear bolt
  • Trimmed passthrough door
  • Rounded corners of cab side steel passthrough frame
  • Purchased abrasive disc for removing scale from subframe
  • Purchased black silicone to seal removable frame on cab passthrough
  • Continued removing scale from subframe
  • Drilled and tapped holes in cab passthrough frame for removable forward passthrough frame
  • Tack welded plates over old window openings
  • Started touch up paint on back of cab
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