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gtotto
05-15-2011, 08:34 AM
Hey guys,

Its been quite some time since I lasted posted pics of my project. Its back on the frame and hopefully should be wearing new shiny black paint within the next few weeks.


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NJSPEEDER
05-15-2011, 09:39 AM
Looks great!

How long until you expect it to be out taking some shakedown trips?

-Tim

TomT
05-15-2011, 09:51 AM
Hey guys,

Its been quite some time since I lasted posted pics of my project. Its back on the frame and hopefully should be wearing new shiny black paint within the next few weeks.


65s are cool!

PT Goat
05-15-2011, 10:10 AM
Looks great!

gearbanger
05-15-2011, 04:44 PM
That looks really good! How much mini tubbing did you do? That was a pretty cool idea to flip the body mounts to the inside like that.

Badger
05-15-2011, 04:46 PM
Looks great!!

gtotto
05-15-2011, 05:34 PM
That looks really good! How much mini tubbing did you do? That was a pretty cool idea to flip the body mounts to the inside like that.

Thanks

The tubs are around 2.5 inches or so. I thought the flipping of the mounts was a good idea as well. I have a fabricator buddy doing the work so I cannot take the credit.

desids
05-16-2011, 01:00 AM
The style of that dash and the gauges are just perfect for that car - very cool.

Desi

gearbanger
05-16-2011, 08:34 AM
Awesome, what about those thin frame rails over the axle? I know there isn't alot of stress there, but I was afraid to go that thin. I cut mine right along the parting line of the two halfs. I think it gave me right at 1.5" each side. What thickness metal did you use to plate it?

gtotto
05-16-2011, 08:48 AM
Awesome, what about those thin frame rails over the axle? I know there isn't alot of stress there, but I was afraid to go that thin. I cut mine right along the parting line of the two halfs. I think it gave me right at 1.5" each side. What thickness metal did you use to plate it?


I believe it was 3/8" or 1/2" steel plate over the axles. I was a little concerned as well because I am used to seeing the wider "stock" frame width. The fabricator said it would not be a problem at all. The rest of the frame, including the rear rails has been boxed as well.

gtotto
05-16-2011, 08:52 AM
The style of that dash and the gauges are just perfect for that car - very cool.

Desi

Thank you. I looked online for different layouts and decided that setup modernized it but still kept it somewhat "in keeping" with the car.