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Today 12:51 AM
Fasto44
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
What in the world? Maybe you should live in the garage and convert the house to a garage?

Brian
LOL The City Planner asked if I was turning it into living space when I submitted the plans to finish out the garage. It must have been all the built in cabinets and bathroom.
Today 12:09 AM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by Fasto44 View Post
Brian, I am moving to Savannah, Georgia from Sunnyvale, California (Bay Area). We are selling our small house (1100 sq ft) with my five car garage (1300 sq ft) here in California to move to a larger house (3000 sq ft) with an oversized two car garage (800 sq ft) in Georgia.
Bob
What in the world? Maybe you should live in the garage and convert the house to a garage?

Brian
Yesterday 07:22 PM
NEW INTERIORS
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Originally Posted by John long View Post

I am going to try and catch up with Randy. Time for a cup of coffee.

John

LOL..Are you kidding !!!! I'm eating your dust !!!!

Your doing a great job... I hope to be haft the man you are when I do catch up with you...
Yesterday 05:28 PM
Too Many Projects
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Unless you have one heck of a heater system it must be hard to remind yourself you are having fun!

I am going to try and catch up with Randy. Time for a cup of coffee.

John
No heater needed. Got it together and drove it up on the trailer....



Yesterday 10:46 AM
Fasto44
Quote:
Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
What are you coming to be bay area for, moving?

Brian
Brian, I am moving to Savannah, Georgia from Sunnyvale, California (Bay Area). We are selling our small house (1100 sq ft) with my five car garage (1300 sq ft) here in California to move to a larger house (3000 sq ft) with an oversized two car garage (800 sq ft) in Georgia.
Bob
Yesterday 10:03 AM
OneMoreTime So far I woke up and got coffee made.

Sam
Yesterday 08:42 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Picked up a crossmember and throttle pedal assembly for the '70 at 7:00 am. Swung by the hardware store on the way home for bolts and it will be in the car shortly. I installed the starter, PS hoses, radiator and filled the fluids last night. Put a couple gallons of gas in the tank and it fired right up. The goal is to take it back to storage yet today but with the temp at 5 and the windchill in the -10 range, that may get delayed.
At the least, the car will be movable under it's own power and not a "pusher" anymore...
Unless you have one heck of a heater system it must be hard to remind yourself you are having fun!

I am going to try and catch up with Randy. Time for a cup of coffee.

John
Yesterday 08:22 AM
Too Many Projects Picked up a crossmember and throttle pedal assembly for the '70 at 7:00 am. Swung by the hardware store on the way home for bolts and it will be in the car shortly. I installed the starter, PS hoses, radiator and filled the fluids last night. Put a couple gallons of gas in the tank and it fired right up. The goal is to take it back to storage yet today but with the temp at 5 and the windchill in the -10 range, that may get delayed.
At the least, the car will be movable under it's own power and not a "pusher" anymore...
Yesterday 07:57 AM
NEW INTERIORS Just my coffee so far !!!!
02-08-2016 11:10 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by Fasto44 View Post
Spent the last couple of days putting the truck back together for the trailer ride to Georgia from the Bay Area. I was super happy with the repaired front cab corners and mounting wings...the mounting bolts just dropped into the holes. The adjustable rear cab links are worth every penny. I was able with just a few turns of a wrench level out the cab with the frame and bed. No more listing to the drivers side. I still have the front sheet metal to hang but I am holding out in hopes of maybe getting my engine back this week from the engine builder. I bolted in the fuel tank to locate the Aeromotive in tank fuel pump...but as you can see the bed brace is making the job more difficult...so I am stopping here until I figure out just how I'm going to run the plumbing back in this tight area and still be able to easily remove the tank. The tailgate, rollpan, and receiver hitch worked really clean as well. This are not the wheels and tires that are going on the final assembly...I picked up the custom order 18's last week...they are really nice and fill up the fenders. So while I'm waiting on the engine and other parts to show up, I am going to finish the bed wood and continue to pack up the garage for the 2700 mile road tip in March.
What are you coming to be bay area for, moving?

Brian
02-08-2016 10:50 PM
Fasto44 Spent the last couple of days putting the truck back together for the trailer ride to Georgia from the Bay Area. I was super happy with the repaired front cab corners and mounting wings...the mounting bolts just dropped into the holes. The adjustable rear cab links are worth every penny. I was able with just a few turns of a wrench level out the cab with the frame and bed. No more listing to the drivers side. I still have the front sheet metal to hang but I am holding out in hopes of maybe getting my engine back this week from the engine builder. I bolted in the fuel tank to locate the Aeromotive in tank fuel pump...but as you can see the bed brace is making the job more difficult...so I am stopping here until I figure out just how I'm going to run the plumbing back in this tight area and still be able to easily remove the tank. The tailgate, rollpan, and receiver hitch worked really clean as well. This are not the wheels and tires that are going on the final assembly...I picked up the custom order 18's last week...they are really nice and fill up the fenders. So while I'm waiting on the engine and other parts to show up, I am going to finish the bed wood and continue to pack up the garage for the 2700 mile road tip in March.
02-08-2016 08:09 PM
496CHEVY3100 Took the 57 out for its maiden run..didn't realize how much I missed the 327 and Muncie m22,,couple videos


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02-08-2016 01:04 PM
idrivejunk That SS emblem makes everything alright! Good progress on the Chevelle, TMP. Having your spares screwed together and on one car has to be a relief space-wise but also mentally. Should be an easy sale, good luck with it.

Still blocking out my Mustang project today. Man that thing has so much un-needed filler on it... there oughtta be a law!
02-08-2016 11:19 AM
sportcoupe don't you just love working on old rusty cars. its like everytime I need to work on my 1995 dodge plow truck chunks of rust and metal fall in my face.
02-07-2016 06:35 PM
Too Many Projects I like those headlights, sportcoupe !!

I removed the junk gas tank and sprayed carb cleaner in the fuel line to flush it. An hour later, I got the bypass section of tubing on to eliminate the 2 rust holes that the cleaner blew out of... I finished flushing the line and got the new tank on.



Moved on the left fender and bezels. I won't go into detail but the fender was twisted worse than I realized and took 2 HOURS to beat into submission. Anyway, it's on there... I couldn't resist putting the NOS emblem on for effect.



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