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  1. Thanks Paul, just got nice up here in Wisconsin...

    Thanks Paul, just got nice up here in Wisconsin so I will be driving as much as I can with our short driving season. Nice weather lasts until mid October if we're lucky.
  2. Progress Update

    Pretty much finished up the project other than a few things that can be finished up later.
    Since the last post I got the alternator wiring re-routed to the passenger side. I had to make a splice in...
  3. Thanks Richard, will be a big improvement for...

    Thanks Richard, will be a big improvement for sure having the newer style fuses instead of the old glass tube style.



    Thanks Gary!!


    Thanks,
    I hadn't thought of using them, I will check...
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    Looking good Richard, I am sure the fit of...

    Looking good Richard, I am sure the fit of everything will be much better than it ever was from the factory when you are done!!
  5. Fuse block and relay box continued

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  6. New fuse block and relay box installation

    Finally decided to install the fuse block I had built a couple of years ago before it gets to nice out. Once the weather takes a turn for the better I will want to be driving my 55 so I want to get...
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    Thanks guys. A LS engine would be nice but the...

    Thanks guys. A LS engine would be nice but the plan for this car is a small block chevy with a carb. Trying to keep it as simple and low budget as possible so the most modern technology will be an...
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    Progress update

    Not much to show this time. I got the firewall all welded back in and the toe kick panels welded in place along with filling in a couple of small gaps between the firewall and toe kicks so every...
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    Sticky: Awesome work Robert and it looks very nice that...

    Awesome work Robert and it looks very nice that way. Also nice see I'm not the only one who has clamped their jig saw in a bench vice!! Tricky part is getting it clamped tight enough to stay in place...
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    Nice work! It always helps to have a 2nd set of...

    Nice work! It always helps to have a 2nd set of eyes to come up with a sution.
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    Thanks, ;) Another project is the last thing I...

    Thanks, ;)
    Another project is the last thing I need right now. Trying to find the time to do some wiring upgrades on my 55 and promised my son I would help him with an exhaust system project on one...
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    Progress Update

    Work continues with the floorboards and firewall. With the floorboards tacked together I took them out and finished up welding them together then put them back in to fit up the last part of the...
  13. Cool, Is the paint original? It has the correct...

    Cool, Is the paint original? It has the correct paint scheme for a 210 unlike my 210 which has the Belair style 2 tone.
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    Thanks Doug

    Thanks Doug
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    Progress Update

    So with the engine and transmission mounts wrapped up I finally got back to installing the floor board and tunnel kit from Bitchin Products. I went back and read their instructions for installation...
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    Thanks Richard, I try to work on it at least 4 or...

    Thanks Richard, I try to work on it at least 4 or 5 hours everyday. That way I am making steady progress without overdoing it.


    Thanks Gary, You are correct that the plan was to sell the car when...
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    Update continued

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    Progress Update

    With all the mock up done to confirm engine and transmission position time to make up some motor mounts and a trans crossmember. I ordered a transmission pad and motor mount cushions from Speedway...
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    Thanks Mark and Doug. I will be posting some...

    Thanks Mark and Doug.
    I will be posting some updates shortly.
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    Looking good. Sometimes when working on these old...

    Looking good. Sometimes when working on these old cars you have to wonder what they were thinking the way some of the things were designed. I have had a few choice words for Ford designers while...
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    Progress Update

    Next up was to check all my clearances and finalize the engine and transmission positions.
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    Thanks guys!!

    Thanks guys!!
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    Progress Update

    Finished up on the drivers side x-member mod and moved on to the drivers side. Pretty much the same on the drivers side with the exception of being a bit shorter as the transmission is not quite as...
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    Thanks Gary Thanks Big block Thanks...

    Thanks Gary



    Thanks Big block


    Thanks Mark, flattered you consider this a higher end build.
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    If you have a rag joint in the steering system...

    If you have a rag joint in the steering system make sure there is a jumper wire across it so you get proper ground connection to the top end of the steering column.
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