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My –47 Olds coupe project.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Orn, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. DoubleJ52
    Joined: Jul 15, 2007
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    from Belton, MO

    Man both of your cars are amazing, I love to see how you guys in Europe build things!
     
  2. Orn
    Joined: Jul 17, 2005
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    Thanks for your reply’s. Here’s a few pics from today when I had my two cars out so I was able to do some serious cleaning of the garage.

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  3. 1951Streamliner
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    Awesome. This is the best era of GM car design I think.
     
  4. Orn
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    I totally agree with you Aaron!
     
  5. Orn
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    Filler primer and blocksanding…
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    It’s time to go in to paint booth.
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    Start with skirts and front fender extensions.
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    It’s finally time to paint my Olds. Choosing a color is hard to say the least but I managed to come out with this “Cayenne orange”. It’s a metallic with pearl so it looks more of red when inside my garage and more to burnt orange when out in sunlight.
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    Finally done and time to drive her home.
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    Back home again and started to bring back all the shiny stuff…
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  6. 1951Streamliner
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    Now thats the kind of update I like to see! Looks great man.
     
  7. SICBOY
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    look's great:cool:
     
  8. 40two
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    Man, Per, that's some big progress!!! wish a happy new year, Olds look soo cool!!!!

    Cheers, Carsten
     
  9. chaddilac
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    Ooooohhhh Dang!!!!! I dig that color!!!!!!!!!!
     
  10. Squablow
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    Looking VERY nice, love the color.
     
  11. Orn
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    Thanks Carsten and Happy New Year :cool:
     
  12. Mr Nilsson
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    Wow, looking real nice!
     
  13. MUNCIE
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    Wow that color came out great!
     
  14. historynw
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    I have a 47 chevy but I like your Olds. Thats quite a build in a short time. Seems a lot of us are picking shades of maroons or reds. I had all my trim redone and polished. I do like the gas door on the Olds rear fender. I put a Hagen one on the right side of the Chevy. Wish I put on the bumper/license plate over-ride but we Frenched in my plate. I still have to figure out my hood the gap isn't correct and the powder coated hignes appear to be my problem.
     
  15. mgtstumpy
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    What a difference, WOW.
     
  16. ausbuick
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    Orn
    She looks bitchen dude, colour looks sick.
    I like the look with no fadeaways !!!!!!!!!!!
    Cheers Darren
     
  17. IvarP
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    Orn, looks great!! Was the suspension on the back a set that you bought?? Or did you make it yourself?? Trying to work out how I will do it at my chevy.... please let me know!
    Cheers!
     
  18. Orn
    Joined: Jul 17, 2005
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    Ivar, these Olds models have a trailing arm setup from factory with open driveline and coil springs so I just remove the trailingarms and brackets from the stock rear axle and welded them on the Caprice rear after I set the pinion angel in my preferred ride height. I understand that you have the stock drivetrain in yours with the closed driveline so I suppose your choice will be either go with a 4 link or trailingarm setup.
     
  19. IvarP
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    Orn, that's right! I have the stock drivetrian. Thinking about making a trailingarm setup but still in doubt! I was reading about the 4 link but a lot of people say I need a lot of cutting in my floor! Well, first finish the front... then the back! When I have more questions I will send a PM maybe you could help me out then!?!? Thanks anyway!! And keep up the good work! Cheers!
     
  20. Orn
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    One more with some shiny stuff…

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  21. mgtstumpy
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    I wondered what was missing, the door caps :D Again it looks awesome
     
  22. Orn
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    Thanks! Yes they on their way together with viper towers, door handled, window trim etc.
     
  23. n847
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    Damn...you've got 2 bad ass rides there! That color was perfect!
     
  24. Fantastic, very inspiring!
     
  25. historynw
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    I'm jealous I think I need and Olds & Pontiac to round out the Chevy.:p
     
  26. TheEngineer
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    from New Mexico

    Great work. Subscribed!
     
  27. BoB Beeman
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    Gonna be perfect !
     
  28. MUNCIE
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  29. ausbuick
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    Another job well done Orn
    Cheers Darren
     

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