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Old 10-11-2012, 12:19 AM   #1
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Default My roadster rebuild.

Well I finally broke down and got a 32 frame for my roadster. I have not got much done since getting it home. I need to trim the sub-rails in the trunk, I sat then engine in tonight so I can start getting it all set up. Here are some pics of where I'm at now. Don't mind the garage it is a mess work has been keeping me busy so I don't get much time in the garage.
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:47 AM   #2
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Default Re: My roadster rebuild.

That deuce frame is going to make a solid foundation for your hot rod. Looks good already just sitting under there.

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Old 10-11-2012, 12:54 AM   #3
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It already looks great. Keep chipping away at it..
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:00 AM   #4
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This thing has been nearly done once and I did not like it, I have had it for about 4 years now and never liked the model a frame under it.
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:12 AM   #5
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You will also pick up 2 1/2 inches more room in the engine room due to the 106 inch wb vs 103.5. That really comes in handy.

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Old 10-11-2012, 01:17 AM   #6
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Default Re: My roadster rebuild.

I need to figure out how to redo the trunk sub rails then drill and tap the frame for the new mounts.
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:25 AM   #7
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Gonna be a sweet roadster man
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:51 AM   #8
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I'll come up there and get it, if your tired of working on it!! I would really like to have a roadster. Keep chipin at it, it will come together for you. Good lookin start over.
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:02 AM   #9
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The roadster looked pretty sweet when it was full fendered,,sitting on top of Deuce rails it should be a knock out! HRP
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Old 10-11-2012, 10:42 AM   #10
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Cool hot rod
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Old 10-11-2012, 10:52 PM   #11
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Default Re: My roadster rebuild.

Thanks Hotrodprimer I liked it that way but it was half assed and needed a lot done so I decided to go hi boy 32 rails, I built a nasty small block for it but have a 401 nailhead that I had planned on using that is going to get the full treatment after I wear out the small block.
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Old 10-11-2012, 11:43 PM   #12
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30-31 on 32 rails...Sweet! Check my avatar same choice. Except mine is a coupe.
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Old 10-11-2012, 11:53 PM   #13
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I wish I had a coupe body instead nice car hopped up.
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:54 AM   #14
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Here are a few new pics, trimmed out the trunk area and test bolted in my trans to see where I need to modify the sub rail.
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:19 AM   #15
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I need to figure out how to redo the trunk sub rails then drill and tap the frame for the new mounts.
Rod and Custom magazine has a article on doing this. Look for the issue with Dean Lowe's vanilla colored Chevrolet hardtop on the cover. BTW ... Dean Lowe is a member here

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Old 11-07-2012, 09:57 AM   #16
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Thanks Deuce Roadster, I will be looking for it.
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