I've seen quite a few posts concerning painting your PUP's. As soon as I replace my lift cables this weekend, Painting the Interior,Exterior & frame is next up on my extensive list.
Can you please let me know the best method of achieving a good result?
(I.e - paints, primers etc...)...
Definitely don't give. I am in the same shape you're in. I got my pup for $400 and was all set to start the remodel when snap, snap & snap - three cables busted. I am waiting for my last shipment of lift cables and I am going to jump into my upgrades. Show your pup who's the boss!
Yep - as soon as the final shipment of my cables arrive, I will get to have the same fun you had. Can't wait to scrape my knuckles too. (NOT!)
I will take detailed pics of the install to post when completed
I haven't posted in awhile since I have been traveling on business quite a bit, but I am taking Denise's suggestion and ordering my cables from the manufacturer (Starcraft) - Actually, I have been working with directly with Kim at Cathey's to get the right stuff. She is incredibly awesome to...
UPDATE: The third cable snapped this morning and I decided to disengage the fourth lift cable and replace them all. I also need to get the roof down and that was the only thing I could think of doing.
Ain't this fun?
In any case I found a good reference link that helps. I also enlisted my...
So, here's an update to my restore work.
This afternoon I decided to pop up my popup. The weather is really nice right now and I am getting antsy to get started, after all the fishing bug is biting me.
Lo and behold, as I am cranking this baby up, SNAP, SNAP and there goes the two rear lift...
I recently bought a used PU and found out way later that I was missing the door. I searched all over until I found one that was close to the size that I needed. After I purchased the door and had it shipped to me, the guy I bought the PU contacted me to let me know he had the orignal door...
I recently bought an 83 Starcraft Aerostar PU for $400.
First of all, I don't know if thats a good deal or not, but it seemed pretty reasonable to me.
I have never owned a PU before, but I thought it would be fun to restore this unit and use it a few times a year on my local fishing...