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Offline Mark Evans

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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #165 on: March 23, 2017, 05:57:01 AM »
Yup.
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #166 on: April 03, 2017, 10:36:03 AM »
A bit more progress. Picked up a pair of 4 1/2 x 15 Empi Fuchs to use for the mock-up of the fuel lines when I take it to Eric's. I didn't want the REAL ones on there! Also new tires front and rear, 145r15's and 195/65/15's.  New bunge hole welded into the new stainless exhaust for the o/2 sensor.
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #167 on: April 08, 2017, 05:22:54 AM »
Getting closer. I now have a roller!
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #168 on: April 08, 2017, 10:31:25 AM »
So fricken nice!!!
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #169 on: April 09, 2017, 12:58:32 AM »
coolio  :thumbsup:
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #170 on: September 25, 2017, 04:57:11 AM »
I took the '55 over to a co-worker who's a certified welder...Finished up the front firewall and channels. There's a lot going on in this tight little area, channels coming in, front firewall, pan bolts, ect. He did an awesome job, I think!
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #171 on: September 25, 2017, 08:34:08 PM »
Looks good.  One step closer to getting it on the road again.

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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #172 on: September 28, 2017, 07:10:36 AM »
Nice progress!!!
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #173 on: October 08, 2017, 03:46:38 AM »
Fire wall completed! Should be ordering the rat rod black soon. Really happy with the way it came out.
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #174 on: October 08, 2017, 06:35:48 AM »
Nice progress Mark!!
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #175 on: October 28, 2017, 07:53:30 PM »
Phew!  Been busy. Really, this is just a preservation coat to reseal from rust until who know's when the real body and paint can be afforded. Water-based paint , flat black from Napa for cheap. Several coats of primer, but not really blocked out for sure. Few runs, oh well. Last week of warm weather , they say.
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #176 on: October 28, 2017, 07:54:38 PM »
Set up well.
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #177 on: October 29, 2017, 05:53:27 PM »
I'm not digging the murdered out flat black, and what is the deal with the porsche five then four lug switch?
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #178 on: October 29, 2017, 06:05:06 PM »
The black is a more or less rat-rod style. The "real" chassis is under the green tarps in the pics. It's just on a temp painting pan...
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Re: It's Time!
« Reply #179 on: October 29, 2017, 06:07:53 PM »
How it looks right now is not the point.  The main thing is it is all sealed up for safe keeping and on that front mission accomplished.