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    While I'm waiting for my painter to get my other...

    While I'm waiting for my painter to get my other two inner fender pieces done, I thought I'd try to install the radiator cover/air intake. I still need to rivet the Dzus springs onto it so I wanted...
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    Troy, as you might be aware, I don't have any...

    Troy, as you might be aware, I don't have any hinge holes in the firewall so I couldn't use those. What I did is put strong 3/8" eyebolts through the cowl body mounts that I attached the chains to. ...
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    Okay, I think I fixed it...let me know.

    Okay, I think I fixed it...let me know.
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    Here's a quick video of the engine running with...

    Here's a quick video of the engine running with the cutouts open after getting it started back up.


    https://www.youtube.com/shorts/5ZN1tPahnu8

    I don't know how to "embed" the video here and I...
  5. Glass isn't really that hard of a thing to deal...

    Glass isn't really that hard of a thing to deal with imo, except on a Nomad. LOL!

    If you can disassemble and re-assemble the car, you can easily do it yourself. I think you can now even buy glass...
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    With the engine stuff taken care of, I continued...

    With the engine stuff taken care of, I continued the assembly. I installed the rear bumper and tailgate.....

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    Then I assembled the liftgate using new glass and Madmooks anti-rattle plate...
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    Once the engine was running I felt good about...

    Once the engine was running I felt good about continuing the assembly process. I was working on some more wiring inside the car and one day I decided to start the engine again. It started and ran...
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    After the body was on the chassis, I re-installed...

    After the body was on the chassis, I re-installed the distributor and intake manifold, and wired up the engine and tried to start it. It was running before, so I thought it would be easy to start it...
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    I'm going to try to continue my final assembly...

    I'm going to try to continue my final assembly thread. If anyone has suggestions or constructive criticism, I welcome it. Just keep your other garbage off of this thread. If you want to post...
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    i've lived in Colorado since I was 3 years old,...

    i've lived in Colorado since I was 3 years old, and I absolutely hate what the Kalifornicators have done to the state. And lately the mass influx of people just pushed me over the top. I wanted to...
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    My 62 Corvette

    Got this car in a partial trade for a C4 conversion frame for a 55 Nomad. It's a numbers-matching 340HP 327 with a muncie 4-speed. I found a correctly date-coded T10 that I will use in it if I...
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    Thanks for the welcome, guys. I'll post some...

    Thanks for the welcome, guys. I'll post some updates on other threads.
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    Checking in

    It's been over 2 1/2 years since I've posted here but I have been reading the posts now and then and following projects. I decided I got tired of the bs from about 3 of the members here and needed a...
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    This is what Woody's Hot Rodz says about...

    This is what Woody's Hot Rodz says about it....but I think they're wrong. If this were true and you bought an AME frame you'd have to re-title the car. Woodys also sells reproduction frames, so how...
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    I'm not going to say it's legal to put one of...

    I'm not going to say it's legal to put one of these on your car, but apparently it's legal to sell them. There's a legitimate argument to make if someone accidentally damages their VIN tag with a...
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    I guess my comment was that you can't legally...

    I guess my comment was that you can't legally just buy a VIN tag with the numbers on the title and affix it to the car unless you go through a legal process. However, most of these cars are...
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    It's illegal to sell a VIN tag, if that's what...

    It's illegal to sell a VIN tag, if that's what you're looking for.
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    Here's how I did my cutouts. They're 3 1/2" DMH...

    Here's how I did my cutouts. They're 3 1/2" DMH Performance electric cutouts.

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    Holy cow! Is that for your business or personal...

    Holy cow! Is that for your business or personal use? If you use a lot I imagine you get a good deal. Do they charge a hazmat fee? I think I'm getting screwed.
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    Hey Doug, my interior guy lives in Berthoud and...

    Hey Doug, my interior guy lives in Berthoud and if you need an expert to take a look he might be willing to drop by and give you some tips. Let me know if you want his info.
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    I buy anywhere from 5-10 bottles of argon a year...

    I buy anywhere from 5-10 bottles of argon a year from Airgas. Although that's not a huge account, it's bigger than a lot of them since I'm only operating a part-time small business. The price has...
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    Price of argon

    I'm curious what you guys are paying for pure argon in your area. I have been using Airgas and the price just keeps going up and up. I own two 125CF cylinders and exchange them alternately when...
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    Step 1. A big part of the VA install is the...

    Step 1. A big part of the VA install is the evaporator, so changing over to a different ending isn't that big of a deal. I don't know if you need a different compressor, but since you don't appear...
  24. Here's the stock front mounts ...

    Here's the stock front mounts

    https://realdealsteel.com/images/F144672247.png
  25. Here's what the stock rear mounts look like ...

    Here's what the stock rear mounts look like

    http://www.55-57chevys.com/tech/55/6-8-01.gif
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