The Jalopy Journal
Thanks guys! D-Man you've got a real nice AD!
Sorry I've not updated my thread lately. Not much has been done, work has been busy, but over the course of time some things have been done.
That's a '97 vortec 350.
Front suspension pics...
I did re install a tube gusset for the upper arm mounts, but didnt get a pic of it. :/
Put in another 26 hours Friday/ Saturday.
Pretty sweet indeed!
I got the chassis stripped down and started welding last night. Its a busy week for me. My youngest turns 11 today, has a choir concert Thursday...
Soo.... 23 hours went into this dude Saturday! Got in around 6:30 Sunday morning. Needless to say we busted ass.
Cutting out rusty floors, making...
I got the front frame section boxed.
Good looking truck you have! Im on the A-D forum. (I think)
Heres what our shop looks like at the moment.
Anywho... The rear is all tacked together now, and I'm moving on to the front...
A lot of good work! Very nice build!
Today I got the rear suspension tacked together minus front gussets on the air bag plate and shocks. Hopefully this coming week the rear gets...
A few days later I started modifying the chassis. I didn't want to do a typical C notch, because I wanted the frame to look as factory as...
We stripped it down in a few hours...
And got the frame on stands...
I've been meaning to start this thread for a while now, so there has been plenty of progress and plenty of pictures.
Is my 1949...
This is one of the most awesome stories I've read in a long time! We've always taken our kids to shows, but never cross country! Kudos to you Daddy-O!
Should I just start a build thread or ask someone to move this one?
Very nice! Thanks for sharing!
Very nice man! Hope you enjoyed Texas!
I know it's hard to see, but this is my wife's Grandpa. He's in his 80s now. He use to race Jaguars in the LeMans series races among other types...
Oh... I'll order patch panels as I can, but for the most part I'll hand form them if they're not too complex. Thanks for the welcome!
Got my link bars mocked up! Waiting on some axle saddles to come in, then i'll get the axle set on top of the bars. The bag bracket is basically...
Welcome! COEs are fun to build. Good luck!
Nosir. I was there from 05-06.
Thank you sir! I laughed out loud! Back when I made that post I was a bonified mini trucker, wearing dickie pants and converse shoes regularly. I...
Welcome from Gurdon!
I thought that since I finally got around to building this thing, I'd re-vamp my thread. Got everything stripped down, rust is... minor. Cab...
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