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07-18-2014 06:23 PM
1971BB427 What a difference John!
07-18-2014 05:38 PM
MARTINSR Yes, absolutely beautiful work.

Brian
07-18-2014 04:24 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
Just a quick update on the old girls progress.

I joined the trunk pan with the rear floor boards and have welded in the convertible body mounts and hydraulic cylinder lower mount. There is not much creativity involved here but I am going slow and making sure everything stays in allignment.

Trunk floor joined to floor pan.



Convertible mounts shimmed and welded in.



Floor pans as they look to date.





So far, so good. Door gaps staying about the same.

John that looks outstanding!

BB
07-18-2014 04:17 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by OLNOLAN View Post
John, It looks so good its gonna be a shame to cover it with carpet. LOL
Nolan
Thanks Nolan, I am going to try not to get behind on the finish work again. welding and grinding 8 - 10 feet of weld in a place where you can not get comfortable is not fun. This should have been done before I moved on to the trunk.

John
07-18-2014 03:16 PM
OLNOLAN
Awesome

John, It looks so good its gonna be a shame to cover it with carpet. LOL
Nolan
07-18-2014 02:56 PM
John long I am so tired of grinding and welding all these pieces that I have installed but not finished. Finally done with the rear floor pan and ready to start on the convertible top well and the back seat support as well as the support that runs between the B pillars.

How about a couple of "before pictures" to make the in progress pictures easier to relate to.






I am amazed that the vertical panel the top well mounts to is in pretty good shape once you get up about an inch. The exception may be the far LH side but I will cross that bridge when I get to it.





Time to get back to the fun part. Time to make some pieces.
John
07-15-2014 08:29 PM
MARTINSR The car is looking so good! So nice to see it coming along.

Brian
07-15-2014 07:37 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theater

John im always a day late and a dollar short ,,BUT here you go,

I will buy the seat and door panels if you buy it ,mabe more
1991 Chevy Silverado 359 ,,5 speed ,,$1300 asking ,,probably a grand
That would have been a great candidate but as you know, I am committed now.

Hmmmmmm, That doesn't sound right.

John
07-15-2014 07:17 PM
496CHEVY3100 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theater

John im always a day late and a dollar short ,,BUT here you go,

I will buy the seat and door panels if you buy it ,mabe more
1991 Chevy Silverado 359 ,,5 speed ,,$1300 asking ,,probably a grand
07-15-2014 07:08 PM
496CHEVY3100 See that's why we are hangin around ,waiting on pictures and your update post,
07-15-2014 06:49 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
As long as we're not actually in the shop and you have to start handing out your Moose Drool, or what ever that beer is....

The regulars check in to see what's new EVERY day, John. I may not post every day, but I do look...
LOLOLOLOLOL......I could use a Moose drool or Hog's Breath about now.

Been standing on my head. welding, grinding, welding, grinding, napping, welding, grinding.......You get the picture.

John

07-15-2014 06:37 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
Your cool. Glad to see the gang hanging around here.

John
As long as we're not actually in the shop and you have to start handing out your Moose Drool, or what ever that beer is....

The regulars check in to see what's new EVERY day, John. I may not post every day, but I do look...
07-15-2014 05:40 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
LOLOLOL .know what you mean,,i posted a link ,Decasions,Decesions you might want to see .:


Sorry John I will quit tying up your space
Your cool. Glad to see the gang hanging around here.

John
07-15-2014 05:22 PM
496CHEVY3100 LOLOLOL .know what you mean,,i posted a link ,Decasions,Decesions you might want to see .:


Sorry John I will quit tying up your space
07-15-2014 04:50 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
have you ever waited for a wife to make up her mind,LOL
DON'T EVEN GET ME STARTED ON THAT...
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