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  1. Outer bumper brackets for 1957 front ?bumper

    I bought two pairs of bumper brackets over the last year for the outer front of '57 bumper. Unfortunately, only one pair of these is correct for a '57. The pair I purchased this weekend at Pigeon...
  2. I'm not sure what you're saying (or asking?),...

    I'm not sure what you're saying (or asking?), Domenic... can you explain a bit more or provide a diagram/photo of what you're speaking of? (I CAN tell you that the '55-56 Nomad windshield is...
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    The clear coats from the 80's (?) had some issues...

    The clear coats from the 80's (?) had some issues with IR or UV which made them peel or scale off pretty quickly. If that's the condition of yours, a few hours with a sanding block and sandpaper...
  4. Dominic, I was going thru the 1957 Engineering...

    Dominic,

    I was going thru the 1957 Engineering Features book (which you can access in digital form here)...
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    I enjoyed your post Milkman! I remember those...

    I enjoyed your post Milkman! I remember those days... getting milk delivered to our door *but never in a 'red 57 Chevy PU.. :) Finding your restored '57 red pu must make you feel great and young...
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    Thanks to all the folks providing an update the...

    Thanks to all the folks providing an update the past couple of days; each time you post, it inspires the rest of us to 'get off our duff'... :) so each time you make a fix or an upgrade, make...
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    Tell us about your project(s)...

    It seems forever since I made any progress on my 57 Nomad project and made a report here, but between being 'stuck' on several aspects of my project, and other vehicles suffering *issues* from just...
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    I totally agree. Looks like a super solid car...

    I totally agree. Looks like a super solid car and a BA to boot! in a great 2-dr sedan body style!~ You can't go wrong with that car regardless of what you decide to do with it... :)
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    Sinister sounds like the name on the side of a...

    Sinister sounds like the name on the side of a race car.. :)

    Tell us more about you and your car, including a general location, and maybe someone here is close enough to give you a hand?


    Gary
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    Mark? Where are you located? Kansas? Oklahoma?...

    Mark? Where are you located? Kansas? Oklahoma? you're about in the middle of the country and could make them anywhere...?

    PS. The Trifive Nationals have gotten so large, and it's so hot,...
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    For planning purposes, I'm pretty sure that the...

    For planning purposes, I'm pretty sure that the Smokey Mountain Classics Show is always the weekend in May that contains the 3rd Saturday of the month, and generally last from Thursday (arrival day),...
  12. This task was like everything else that Brian has...

    This task was like everything else that Brian has done... well planned and very neat! :)
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    Hopefully you are going to DRIVE the '56 to PF???...

    Hopefully you are going to DRIVE the '56 to PF??? :)
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    your dedication and hard work is showing,...

    your dedication and hard work is showing, Richard! :)

    Keep it up... :)
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    Welcome to TriFive Chevys, Milkman! I remember...

    Welcome to TriFive Chevys, Milkman! I remember very well getting our milk delivered each morning... :) I don't know if that still happens today in some places or not?

    PS. Some of the small...
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    I agree totally with Richard! (might be the...

    I agree totally with Richard! (might be the first time??? *L* .. Not really, we usually agree but have no problems voicing our differences when we don't!)..

    I too think you might want to...
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    It's looking great Richard! :)

    It's looking great Richard! :)
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    Sticky: Robert, your use of and manufacture of the...

    Robert, your use of and manufacture of the 'eyelets' is fantastic!
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    If it's a '69, it's not a challenger, since 1970...

    If it's a '69, it's not a challenger, since 1970 was the first year for Chellenger badge... maybe a '69 Cuda?

    note: GOOD PAINT warrantee.... Don't give him his car back until you are happy...
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    Ahhh.... Sherwood Green (the dark green) and...

    Ahhh.... Sherwood Green (the dark green) and Pinecrest green (the light green).. That combo is the original combo for my '56 Nomad (and I'm not a huge fan of it either), although mine was already...
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    Mark, the closest original '56 color to 'your...

    Mark, the closest original '56 color to 'your description' was crocus yellow and laurel green... which there were a number of very descriptive labels for once those paints became old and faded... ...
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    I was well enough this afternoon to work on my...

    I was well enough this afternoon to work on my tractor, change over to mulching blades, and got started on my lawn (haying mostly being the first time of the season!).. I'll see you Saturday...
  23. Here are the single color paint codes for the...

    Here are the single color paint codes for the 1957 production year.



    Paint Code
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    793
  24. Another comment to Dom's question on solid color...

    Another comment to Dom's question on solid color Nomads.

    Essentially ALL of the colors in Chevrolet's gamut were available as a 'solid color', in fact single solid colors were the 'standard' and...
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    Thanks Bill. I'm getting better.. today is my...

    Thanks Bill. I'm getting better.. today is my 11th day of being 'laid up' (no able to do anything), but the past 24 hrs I've laid off the meds to see if I'm getting well or not.. ( a bad head cold...
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