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07-28-2004 06:58 AM Offset wheels
If you notice the wheel, it is not centered in the wheel well. It appears to be about 3/4" to 1" forward. This will be corrected when I finalize the spring installation. The perches need to be moved back accordingly. No biggy.


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  [Entry #107]

07-28-2004 06:55 AM Now the worst part
To install the springs, the old rivets had to be drill and ground out. Upside down drilling SUCKS. Pounding on a 65 year old car has a tendancy to drop all sorts of crap in your eyes, hair, etc. Anyways the front mounts are now installed temporarily, so I can check for wheel centering in the fenders.


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07-28-2004 06:52 AM Here's the rear end I'm using.
This is out of a COntinental, I believe. Its already set up for disc brakes. The right width. Just needed the spring perches cut off. Once the new perches are welded in, the rear end will go get sandblasted and powder coated.


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  [Entry #105]

07-28-2004 06:49 AM better pic of the rear-less end..
Just a better pic


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07-28-2004 06:48 AM Time to play with the rear end..
OK, I fought it long enough. This hotrod needs a new rear end. So out with the old...


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