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    1. #1
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      My 55 chevy truck finally back on track...

      I started this project a few years ago but put my camaro before it and am now hitting it hard to finish. Started with a stock frame with mustang II front and 4 link rear, LS1 and 4L60 and started to do a fair amount of body mods. It is now having the finishing bodywork and paint finished and I have purchased a C4 frame from Russell at Nerd Rods and can't wait to see this come together. Decided on running a 480HP LS3 in lieu of the LS1. Russell is swapping the independent rear from a dana 36 to a 44 and still need to decide on trans. 4L65/70 or 6L80? anyone with info appreciate the help!



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    3. #3
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      Nerd Rods frame. Russell is repowercoating it and the tank a charcoal color and swapping the 36 for a 44 rearName:  FB_IMG_1555384097524.jpeg
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    4. #4
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      At paint now..have a few adjustments because of new frame and finishing touches and then paint...can't wait!Name:  20190328_112419.jpeg
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    5. #5
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      Nice project! Don't know a whole lot about transmissions but just had the 4l70 rebuilt in my tbss and the builder let me know they are very close to the same as 4l60's and if I plan to run anymore HP down the road I need to swap to a 4l80.

    6. #6
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      I have no input on transmission selection from a track/autocross stand point(I run a t56). But from a cruiser stand point the 6l80 will be way more fun on the street. The gearing is better then a 4l60/70 and you have 2 over drives. I have had a 4l60, 4l80 and a 6l90 in my daily driven fullsize and I can say that one of the best things I have done is swap to a 6 speed automatic.

    7. #7
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      Getting new parts in...Name:  20190514_093226.jpeg
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    8. #8
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      480HP LS3 came in and trans guy is building the 6L80. Just shipped the PCM to PSI to get the ECM/PCM matched. Inner fenders from Rod Nerds came in. Getting closer....Name:  20190510_081440.jpeg
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    9. #9
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      Should have frame in 2 weeks, ordered my TMI I terior today, harness and headers should be in in a few weeks and then the fun begins!

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    11. #11
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      Frame is loaded and headed home! Special Thanks to Russell and his dad Jim at Nerd Rods!!Name:  20413.jpeg
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    12. #12
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      Where to start..after getting the frame back I decided to change colors. Tore the frame down, new bushings, hubs and bearings, Wilwood brakes and got it reassembled. Motor is in but still have to paint intake. Painting the6L80 now and then it goes in...Name:  20190829_141328.jpeg
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    13. #13
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      New color combo looks pretty slick and definitely a notable change from most frames.

      I wanna see this thing in person! When do you think you'll have it up and running?
      '95 F-150 track ready street beast
      Want more projects/photos? Check my Instagram

    14. #14
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      Thanks...body is at painters...still LOL. Should be ready in 4-6 weeks and then it starts going back together. Anytime you want to see let me know..frame is at my shop in central Phoenix.

    15. #15
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      Got trans painted and installedName:  20190917_162140.jpeg
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    16. #16
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      Driveshaft and headers doneName:  20190921_124712.jpeg
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    17. #17
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      That's lookin' good, next time I'm down in the valley (I'm up in Show Low) and have a bit of time, I'd like to see it.

      Joe

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      Getting the exhaust polished and exhaust hangers polished and painted.Name:  20190930_134911.jpeg
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    19. #19
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      Well. Got the body on the new frame. A few small mods and ready for paintName:  20191108_105351.jpeg
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    20. #20
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      Wow this is going to be amazing! The drive train looks great in the frame. I can't wait to see it in paint.
      Wayne
      Car FINALLY home !!!!!! lol
      Project FNQUIK https://www.pro-touring.com/showthre...ghlight=FNQUIK

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