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Yesterday 01:14 PM
BuzzLOL It's starting to look like a car again...
Yesterday 01:02 PM
37ford4dr lets keep pushing.....radiator in and bonnet on.....

and heres the sweet spot for the lower radiator hose clamp

i had drilled the small hole into each hinge plate when i had the bonnet aligned before disassembly and it worked great, tomorrow i will fine tune the plunger rod alignment

give it a quick buff its been alone by itself for a while

the moment of truth and probably 30 feet of edges to chip

08-26-2016 09:19 AM
37ford4dr pick some more easy stuff of the low hanging fruit tree......fasten pipes to bulkhead, snap two wiring harnesses together, route safety gauge tubes

make life easy on your self and take your time sorting out the wires so they are nice and straight and then line up the striped wires so you can see both sides of the connector for easy identification in the future

i am plumbing the capillary tube up by the wiring harness it looks cleaner to me.

and lastly can some one confirm that the big fat 3/8 spade connector is for the heavy gauge solid yellow wire to "D" and that the small 1/4" spade connector is for the yellow/green wire to "F"

08-25-2016 12:02 PM
37ford4dr vacation, house projects and family events have had me preoccupied....

so today lets grab a low hanging fruit and get back in the swing of things....the horn install

we test every thing

put bullet connectors on

and done.....where the wires are exposed at the last 6 inches or so i used shrink tubing on it zip tied closed at the ends

07-21-2016 01:48 PM
37ford4dr thanks guys......all the body bolts are in, I had to use some contact cement on the lock washer and the nut for the front radiator duct panel body bolts....playing gumby at almost 59 with those front body bolts was challenging.....
07-19-2016 08:04 AM
boothboy I just want to know how you restored those two transmissions into a carpeted spare tire?

07-18-2016 08:12 PM
Loose Ctrl She's come a long way.Looking real good now.
07-18-2016 04:52 PM
zuffen Something about a silk purse and sow's ear!

Outstanding job.
07-18-2016 03:20 PM
Originally Posted by 37ford4dr View Post
some before and afters
I have to admit... it does look better in the afters... even you're looking better... LOL!
07-18-2016 12:21 PM
37ford4dr some before and afters

07-17-2016 03:40 PM
Originally Posted by NEW INTERIORS View Post
ME TOO !!!!

Them saw horse's on jack stands had me shaking over here..

Look's great !!!!

the body weighs about 375 lbs so its not too heavy the saw horse and jack stands looked scarier then it actually is

well my three week push to get the body on the chassis has come to a happy end....time to take a break for a little while and recharge the batteries

today i put most of the body bolts in , the gas tank is in and i got the brake master cylinder bracketry/pedals and MC in that is a PITA.

07-17-2016 08:00 AM
Originally Posted by zuffen View Post
Now you can breathe easier.
ME TOO !!!!

Them saw horse's on jack stands had me shaking over here..

Look's great !!!!
07-17-2016 06:59 AM
cozwurth Looks good!
07-16-2016 08:34 PM
Loose Ctrl Great update.It's all coming together.It won't be long until that first drive around the block happens.
07-16-2016 05:31 PM
Arns85GT \
breathing a big sigh of relief I'll bet. One thing that I noticed with the body hung over the chassi, that chassi is very close to an apron fender style. It seems they didn't move very far from the TD when the car car was designed. Beautiful resto imho
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