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Offline sixinarow

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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #105 on: May 16, 2011 10:11 PM »
Well, this happened:


First fill up. Time to enjoy and work out the bugs. I'll get better pics when I get a chance.
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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #106 on: June 10, 2011 10:30 PM »
http://www.speedwaymotors.com/16-Inch-Steel-Braided-Front-Brake-Hoses,41746.html

order today, have them monday or I am pretty sure the racer shops stock them in town.

The banjo fittings need to be a 45 degree as the wheel cylinders have a an angled backside to clear the kingpin. I'm going to check around (Bergs, Performance Auto, NAPA...) and see what I can dig up.
Joel dropped off a temp gauge that I'll hook up for some vitals, and I might as well sort out my fuel gauge while I'm at it.
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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #107 on: November 29, 2011 12:48 AM »
I'd like to see that car next to the pumps on a shirt...
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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #108 on: May 17, 2012 5:12 PM »
Finally got around to swapping out the 235 that shat the bed on the way back from Watertown last summer. Picked up a 54 235 out of Wisconsin and painted it the obligatory gold color. Runs great and doesn't leak oil! Also scored a set of whitewalls for around town. A big thank you to Tim, Tokyo, Blaine and Bolo for the extra hands. Engine pics to come soon-ish...


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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #109 on: May 17, 2012 5:52 PM »
I had a FREAKIN' blast working with the guys on Stefan's car.  We may have taken several beer breaks, and my stomach hurts from laughing...but lots was accomplished! 
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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #110 on: May 25, 2012 2:22 AM »
Koolsville... I like the wide whites!  I didn't know you had gotten them!
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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #111 on: May 26, 2012 9:27 AM »
Damn, thats what looked different! Just saw the WWW.
The problem with having an artistic eye is that you always end up making more work for yourself. -Cleatus on the HAMB

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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #112 on: May 29, 2012 3:22 PM »
Thanks guys, the white walls are for only around town as they are a bit cracked. But I agree that it is a totally different looking car.
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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #113 on: May 29, 2012 9:41 PM »
Thanks guys, the white walls are for only around town as they are a bit cracked. But I agree that it is a totally different looking car.

Yes............and it's looks good.
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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #114 on: June 01, 2012 6:35 PM »
Have you been able to do anything with the grill?

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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #115 on: June 01, 2012 7:21 PM »
I've moved it to my new place, eyed-up the under dagmar. I'll have to drill out a rivet and pound out a small dent.

Have you been able to do anything with the grill?
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Re: 51 Chevy Progress
« Reply #116 on: December 01, 2012 12:54 AM »
Any updates?
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