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Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by eric54chevy, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. mrconcdid
    Joined: Aug 31, 2010
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    mrconcdid
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    from Florida

    Looking good Eric, keep at it!!

    Godspeed
    MrC.
     
  2. SwedeVedette
    Joined: Feb 15, 2008
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    Really nice work on the airride setup and the grill seems to turn out really good! Keep it up
     
  3. Gambino_Kustoms
    Joined: Oct 14, 2005
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    :D
    no thank you im here to help!!!!
     
  4. Gambino_Kustoms
    Joined: Oct 14, 2005
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    nice work this is gona be a bittchen car
     
  5. MUNCIE
    Joined: Jan 24, 2006
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    MUNCIE
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    Frigging nice build going on here,definitely going to follow this build. Looking forward to seeing it on the streets here in Houston one day.
     
  6. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
    Posts: 988

    eric54chevy
    Member
    from TEXAS!

    Thanks, again Alex appreciate all the help through the some of the install:D

    Muncie, hopefully at least be driving it by Christmas. Chop will be done probably sometime in March, but custom grill, tailight treatment and rear bumper will be done....see you around
     
  7. MUNCIE
    Joined: Jan 24, 2006
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    Right on,
    Maybe just in time for the roundup...:cool:
     
  8. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
    Posts: 988

    eric54chevy
    Member
    from TEXAS!

    Wanted to add some supports in between the bracing for the notch, cleaned the area up ImageUploadedByTJJ1351979345.897390.jpg

    Cut up some tubing and mocked it up ImageUploadedByTJJ1351979410.998578.jpg

    Welded them in ImageUploadedByTJJ1351979433.578600.jpg


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  9. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
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    eric54chevy
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    from TEXAS!

    Wire wheeled the frame and start the por-15 3 step process in the morning


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  10. WOW this is so cool! And great progress in little over a year, subscribed!
    / primerkid
     
  11. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
    Posts: 988

    eric54chevy
    Member
    from TEXAS!

    marine cleaner/degreaser ImageUploadedByTJJ1352072935.032146.jpg
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    While I was waiting for the cleaner and prep to dry after wash down, scuffed my shocks and primed them
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    And painted them black
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  12. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
    Posts: 988

    eric54chevy
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    from TEXAS!

    Por-15, have a few things left underneath side, panhard bar and a few touch ups....finish it up tomorrow ImageUploadedByTJJ1352073140.116085.jpg
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  13. farmer12
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
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    That chassis came out looking great in black, very nice!
     
  14. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
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    eric54chevy
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    from TEXAS!


    Thanks, Eric
     
  15. El Carne's 53'
    Joined: May 22, 2008
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    El Carne's 53'
    Member
    from Oceanside

    SICK!! Im going to por 15 my frame as well, how much for enough por 15 to do what you did there?
     
  16. Tin Can
    Joined: Nov 18, 2005
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    The frame looks great!
     
  17. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
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    eric54chevy
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    from TEXAS!


    Thanks, the smaller can does 96 sq feet I believe and that is plenty. Just make sure you do the three step process. I wired wheeled some of the really dirty areas and was amazed at just what the marine cleaner/degresser pulled of the frame.
     
  18. DJLATIN
    Joined: Sep 16, 2010
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    you did a good job on the frame eric.
     
  19. loco 52 ragtop
    Joined: Apr 13, 2006
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    can't wait to see the motor on there.
     
  20. poorboy
    Joined: Feb 8, 2003
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    nice build man
     
  21. skyrodder
    Joined: May 7, 2005
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    Wow! badass work!!!
     
  22. 53chevtrev
    Joined: Jul 26, 2011
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    53chevtrev
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    from Langley BC

    Nice work on the frame eric! Cant wait to see this thing go back together!
     
  23. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
    Posts: 988

    eric54chevy
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    from TEXAS!

    Thanks man....dropped the tranny off tonight for the rebuild, so drivetrain should be in by next weekend


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  24. graverobber63
    Joined: Sep 8, 2004
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    great build man!!
     
  25. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
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    eric54chevy
    Member
    from TEXAS!

    Alright went to Burnout Houston this morning, badass local show. Went to home depot picked up some nuts and bolts and finished putting my bags and shocks on.....enjoy
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  26. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
    Posts: 988

    eric54chevy
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    from TEXAS!

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  27. 53chevtrev
    Joined: Jul 26, 2011
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    53chevtrev
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    from Langley BC

    Chassis is looking so good!


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  28. Outback
    Joined: Mar 4, 2005
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    Outback
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    from NE Vic

    Looking good, cant wait to see the body sitting on there again!
     
  29. yetiskustoms
    Joined: May 22, 2009
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    yetiskustoms
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    this thing is coming out nice! keep it up!
     
  30. eric54chevy
    Joined: Jun 3, 2009
    Posts: 988

    eric54chevy
    Member
    from TEXAS!

    Thanks, next update will be the engine and tranny mounted. Hopefully this weekend...later


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