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02-04-2016 06:05 PM 1933 Chevy Cabriolet Radiator Shroud
Once I found the center, made the cutout for the fan. Then used some pieces of wood a buddy of mine made to draw the aluminum out to clear the fan. Now I just need to seal the bottom and mount it to the radiator and grill.


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02-04-2016 05:13 PM 1933 Chevy Cabriolet Radiator Shroud
Time to get to work. The car runs great but in traffic gets a little hot. When I set up the engine in the chassis I set it as low as I could so I'd have a small tunnel in the passenger compartment. This resulted in the mechanical fan on the water pump sitting low on the radiator. I don't want to use an electric fan or a riser so I'm fabricating a shroud. I'm starting with an aluminum cake pan I got from McMaster Carr. I made a cardboard template so I could fine the center line of the water pump shaft for the cut out in the shroud. From there I'll figure out the bottom part to seal it off.


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01-26-2016 06:43 PM Putting Mileage On My 33 Chevy Cabriolet
Didn't get much done on the car in 2015. I did put 2,200 miles on it and enjoyed every mile. Got to give both my 4 year old granddaughter and my 1-1/2 year old grandson for rides. I have a total of 3,2087 miles on the car since I put it away after a ride on a mild Christmas day. Hope to get a few things done this winter as time allows.


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11-22-2014 05:24 PM 33 Chevy Foliage Drive
Took the Chevy for a foliage drive back in early October to the Lake Sunapee area of New Hampshire. Got to drive it through a covered bridge and see some beautiful scenery in the state. Now it's cold and time to put it away for the winter. I have my to do list ready to go for this winter. Hope to add more entries of progress over the next few months.


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11-22-2014 05:19 PM 33 Chevy Cabriolet
I've been trying to get caught up on the build of my 33 Chevy Cabriolet. I added the bumpers and running boards to it. I got the car on the road in August after a few problems, the main one being the 283 engine. The person I bought it from wasn't very honest about it and I was forced to buy a 350 crate engine to replace it. I figured this was the best way to finally get to drive the car this summer. I was able to put 1,074 miles on it mostly driving the back roads in my home state. Here are some pics of the car when I got it back together.


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