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    McMaster Carr for the Nylocs... or I can send...

    McMaster Carr for the Nylocs... or I can send you a handful..
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    The studs on this crest were threaded to 4-40 UNC...

    The studs on this crest were threaded to 4-40 UNC and nylon lock nuts used to help curtail the effects of vibration. I believe these were about 1/8 diameter studs.


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    When we did the door emblem on the sub grill, we...

    When we did the door emblem on the sub grill, we used a die to thread the pin and I believe used a nylon insert lock nut. I'll pull it out of the box this weekend to check for sure...

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  4. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Progress this weekend, We had originally left the...

    Progress this weekend, We had originally left the factory jute insulation under the roof supports, thinking we could just butt up to it with the new stuff. After installing the Noico inside the...
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    If you are looking for the outside skin, what's...

    If you are looking for the outside skin, what's the chance of using a replacement skin for a front door and trim to fit / tip new flanges...
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    Sticky: Thanks!! Today we worked on some rust...

    Thanks!!


    Today we worked on some rust prevention up inside the roof. This is between the roof skin and the perimeter structure just above the windows.
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  7. Nice Mercury! Thanks for sharing the pics!

    Nice Mercury! Thanks for sharing the pics!
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    Sticky: Thanks! Here's some of the forming process of...

    Thanks! Here's some of the forming process of our A-Pillar fabrication that I missed the other day. Did a couple time lapse videos, first shows the shrinking of the corner. The Vise Grip tucking...
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    Sticky: Thanks! This was a good challenge.

    Thanks! This was a good challenge.
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    Sticky: Now to get our outer patch fabricated.. The...

    Now to get our outer patch fabricated.. The corner is going to need a GRUNCH of shrinking.. We started on the Baileigh, but the dies are only going to get us so far. So some tuck shrinking with...
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    Sticky: Thanks! Now to reproduce the outside portion.. ...

    Thanks! Now to reproduce the outside portion.. :eek:
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    Sticky: After a week in FL for the day job, time to get...

    After a week in FL for the day job, time to get the inner patch welded in place.

    Tacked using the TIG:
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    I haven't used this part from them, but given the...

    I haven't used this part from them, but given the dimensions were listed, thought you could compare to the original..
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    Steele Rubber's version.... ...

    Steele Rubber's version....

    https://www.steelerubber.com/hood-to-cowl-weatherstrip-60-0153-42
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    Sticky: The original was measured at that outer flange...

    The original was measured at that outer flange and worked out to 14 gauge. The area that was stretched will indeed get thinner, but at outer flange still measures 14 gauge, just like the original.
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    Sticky: Just the passenger side. Didn’t notice here on...

    Just the passenger side. Didn’t notice here on this side
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    Sticky: So we've been blocking out epoxy primer, it sure...

    So we've been blocking out epoxy primer, it sure is nice to be able to rotate the car where you need it instead of sanding upside down on the bottoms of drip rails.
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  18. Thread: Delray project

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    Stance looks awesome!

    Stance looks awesome!
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    Sticky: Progress pics from last night... Yep, we've been...

    Progress pics from last night... Yep, we've been block sanding..

    https://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y167/rmccartney/1955%20Chevy%20Wagon%20Restoration%20Album%207/IMG_5659.jpg

    Using Evercoat...
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    Unlocking creases starts at the bottom of page...

    Unlocking creases starts at the bottom of page 25. "The Key to Metal Bumping" is another good resource.



    http://www.hnsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/metal-body-repair.pdf



    What is...
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    Looking good! That red paint is really going to...

    Looking good! That red paint is really going to pop in the sun!
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    Sticky: While I was blocking out some primer, E added...

    While I was blocking out some primer, E added some sound deadening to the inside of the door skins......
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    Sticky: Thanks! Time to play catch-up, had a short...

    Thanks!


    Time to play catch-up, had a short hiatus in Upstate NY on the St Lawrence river.
    Daytime and sunset:

    https://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y167/rmccartney/Misc/IMG_5455.jpg
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    Sticky: Passenger door modifications, inner structure...

    Passenger door modifications, inner structure added...

    https://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y167/rmccartney/1955%20Chevy%20Wagon%20Restoration%20Album%207/IMG_5307.jpg

    …..speaker mounting ring...
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    Thanks guys! Mark, we just put a polished sun...

    Thanks guys! Mark, we just put a polished sun visor on that cabover truck this weekend. Had to use scaffolding :D
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