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  1. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Thanks for all the comments guys! Spent...

    Thanks for all the comments guys!



    Spent last night getting an assembly line going to get the rest of the speaker grills assembled. Just say no to plastic speaker grills!
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  2. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: So last weekend I went to Ron Yeager's shop in...

    So last weekend I went to Ron Yeager's shop in Kingsville, MD for a metalshaping workshop. Reconnected with some old friends and made some new ones.. Thanks to Ron for opening his shop so we could...
  3. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Thanks!! Had a busy weekend but didn't get...

    Thanks!!


    Had a busy weekend but didn't get anything done.
    Saturday I went to the 15th annual Jalopyrama, this year it was held at the Talbot County Community Center in Easton, MD. I didn't...
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    John stopped by the shop last night so we could...

    John stopped by the shop last night so we could fit up the running board skirts on the Biederman.


    https://oi5.photobucket.com/albums/y167/rmccartney/Johns%20Biederman/IMG_4669.jpg


    I know he...
  5. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Actually some upholstery guys helped out...

    Actually some upholstery guys helped out tremendously in fabricating these, one had a water jet, the other (my cousin) used his router table to round over the exposed edges, and provide a relief for...
  6. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Thanks Sid! Since we got our freshly chromed...

    Thanks Sid!


    Since we got our freshly chromed speaker trim rings back from DGM Chrome in Philly, it only stands to reason that we need to put another sample together for the car show in...
  7. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: The trim rings are aluminum, we also had the heat...

    The trim rings are aluminum, we also had the heat deflector for the fuel lines replated since we had trimmed it to size. The mesh will be pressed to give it a raised area just inside of the trim...
  8. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: yeah, yeah.... so I was just seeing if anyone...

    yeah, yeah.... so I was just seeing if anyone was reading this stuff....yeah, that's it...


    Here's a sneak peek at our speaker trim rings just back from DGM Chrome in Philly. Looks like we'll...
  9. Priorities are in order.. :D Nice work!

    Priorities are in order.. :D Nice work!
  10. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Mike did some component assembly today so we...

    Mike did some component assembly today so we could make sure things fit before powder coating brackets. Good thing we did..

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  11. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: We need to do another spray out test panel, so we...

    We need to do another spray out test panel, so we can nail down the top color to accent the green. These car bodies just aren't big enough to do a two tone...……..
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  12. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Busy weekend! Saturday we got the power window...

    Busy weekend! Saturday we got the power window mechanisms cut to length, and installed for the rear windows. We found some 1/4-20 x 1" standoffs about perfect for spacing the vertical part where it...
  13. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Well our progress on the wagon is hard to show,...

    Well our progress on the wagon is hard to show, other than a pile of sanded paint residue on the floor.. So let's look at the sample louvers just completed, these are rotated 15 degrees..
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    Thought I had posted that on this site but...

    Thought I had posted that on this site but couldn't find it... will do so when I have a bit more time.. Until then, here ya go.....


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  15. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Finished up the fuel lines at the tank, bending...

    Finished up the fuel lines at the tank, bending and flaring..

    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y167/rmccartney/1955%20Chevy%20Wagon%20Restoration%20Album%207/IMG_4375.jpg
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  16. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Good thing I got a tilt bed trailer last year, it...

    Good thing I got a tilt bed trailer last year, it came in handy.. As well as borrowing some piano moving jacks..

    With rain in the forecast for Friday, we loaded up the TE150 Thursday night and...
  17. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Well after about 12 years, the Lennox TE150 is...

    Well after about 12 years, the Lennox TE150 is leaving the building. When we did the 35 Chevy louvers for Cody Walls, it hinted then of it's limitations. Simply put, not enough throat capacity with...
  18. Thread: Power antenna

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    I'm pretty sure that's who we got it from.. Not...

    I'm pretty sure that's who we got it from.. Not a good sign... :confused:
  19. Thread: Power antenna

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    We got one from Julianos Hot Rod (iirc) and are...

    We got one from Julianos Hot Rod (iirc) and are going to use it with the teardrop shaped OEM antenna escutcheon.
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    Been tripping over the 8’ linear slide on the...

    Been tripping over the 8’ linear slide on the Lennox for the past couple months, time to knock out these Biederman skirts so we can break the linear slide down. This will likely be the last...
  21. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Rotate one hole and the next tube is in the same...

    Rotate one hole and the next tube is in the same location as the vent. The other direction and the tube runs into the tank. If we do need to replace the sending unit, the tank is coming out...
  22. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Our vent/check valve for the fuel tank will get...

    Our vent/check valve for the fuel tank will get mounted up behind the driver's tail light by the filler neck. We bent up a piece of stainless tubing last night for the vent line. The glue-lined...
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    exactly

    exactly
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    Hood side number two completed yesterday. The...

    Hood side number two completed yesterday. The flanges of the tapered pan get some stretch treatment in the kick Erco to match the profile of the hood side..
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  25. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: More progress on the fuel lines, with both lines...

    More progress on the fuel lines, with both lines now routed, we opted for glue lined heat shrink as an abrasion resistant covering where it passes closely to the body, and regular heat shrink to keep...
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