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Forum: Metal Fabrication and Repair Questions 10-30-2019, 01:11 AM
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Posted By 56er_Fan
The quality of those panels are hideous but, they...

The quality of those panels are hideous but, they can be used if you're patient and like to use a hammer and dolly. I was able fit this patch nicely however, I have quite a bit of time invested to...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-21-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By 56er_Fan
No. Very solid car and all original floors and...

No. Very solid car and all original floors and trunk. Just some minor panel repair. I did replace the tail brace but, that was the only repair on the bottom side. It wasn’t in too bad of shape but,...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-21-2019, 12:56 AM
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Views: 353
Posted By 56er_Fan
I appreciate the feed back. I have all new rubber...

I appreciate the feed back. I have all new rubber mounts but, I'm going to loosen them all and start over. Thanks
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-21-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By 56er_Fan
Good questions. I do not remember the prior shim...

Good questions. I do not remember the prior shim configuration. That was several years ago and I didn't take notes. Hind sight 20/20.

I think before I go much further, ill loosen all the mounts,...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-20-2019, 09:25 PM
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Views: 353
Posted By 56er_Fan
The body and chassis have been completely...

The body and chassis have been completely disassembled and taken down to bare metal. The body was on a rotisserie and all metal work completed. Everything is in epoxy and chassis is completed. I...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-20-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By 56er_Fan
Body Shims - How many are too many?

I have my 56 2 door sedan on the chassis and I'm fitting door/ fender gaps. In order to get the doors as close as possible, I had to put 7 shims on the passenger side at the 2nd mount point from the...
Forum: Show us your Trifive 10-17-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By 56er_Fan
Wow! Beautiful car and paint job! Black tells no...

Wow! Beautiful car and paint job! Black tells no lies when it comes to imperfections.
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-17-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By 56er_Fan
I'd like to paint it on the rotisserie just for...

I'd like to paint it on the rotisserie just for the ease of access. Especially on the roof.

Since I'm already using Fiddy5Coupes rotisserie...I may need to see what he charges for lessons. :)
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-17-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By 56er_Fan
Good article! Thanks for sharing.

Good article! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-17-2019, 12:21 AM
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Views: 229
Posted By 56er_Fan
Ahh... good point! No the hood is original but, I...

Ahh... good point! No the hood is original but, I didn't think about adjusting the hood like we've discussed on the fenders. Ill look it over closer to determine if I modify the cowl or the hood. ...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-16-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By 56er_Fan
Great feedback from you guys and much...

Great feedback from you guys and much appreciated. I'm shooting for the best results possible. One area of concern is the amount of body shims I needed to put under the 2nd from front mount to...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-16-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By 56er_Fan
Agreed! Thanks for the input

Agreed! Thanks for the input
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-16-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By 56er_Fan
Hood Corner / Cowl Fit

I've been fighting the fitment of the cowl and back of the hood on my passenger side. I thought I'd run this picture by some of you smart guys and see if someone can tell me why it does not fit the...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-16-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By 56er_Fan
Gap Fitment Before or After Final Trip to Rotisserie?

I have a solid 2 door sedan 56.

The body's been on the rotisserie twice and it's currently on the chassis. All metal has been cleaned down to bare metal and sealed with several coats of SPI epoxy....
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers 10-16-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By 56er_Fan
Hood Support Rivet Replacement

I removed the factory rivets from my 56 hood supports to strip and paint. I just have some standard nut and bolts in place now to work on gaps, etc. What have others used after removing the rivets? ...
Forum: Headers and Exhaust System 10-16-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By 56er_Fan
I've heard good things about the Dougs. I was...

I've heard good things about the Dougs. I was really leaning towards full length but, 3/4 would be easier to fit. I'd rather go full if they don't hang too low. I'd like to hear from someone that's...
Forum: Headers and Exhaust System 10-15-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By 56er_Fan
What model # Doug's are those and how is the...

What model # Doug's are those and how is the clearance under the frame? Do they hang very low?
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 10-04-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By 56er_Fan
You'll need to mini tub to make it worth your...

You'll need to mini tub to make it worth your while. Pockets with tubs add an appropriately 2 3/4 or about 15" rear wheel well opening.
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 09-24-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By 56er_Fan
It's yours any time you need it. It's the least I...

It's yours any time you need it. It's the least I can do after all you've loaned me. I'm putting my body back on your rotisserie one last time next week. I'm about done with the final mock up and...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 09-22-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By 56er_Fan
The axle is already completed. It's narrowed 2...

The axle is already completed. It's narrowed 2 15/16" and using two 30 spline passenger axles. It's a pretty common mod to get a shortened, stout limited slip axle with 3.73 gears and rear disk...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 09-22-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By 56er_Fan
I like the old school ET look of those wheels.

I like the old school ET look of those wheels.
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 09-20-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By 56er_Fan
8.8 - To re-drill or not to re-drill

So, I narrowed an 8.8 for my 56 which was a fun modification. I built my own narrowing jig, sleeved the splice and completely rebuilt all LSD components, bearings, brakes, etc. The one thing I've...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 09-18-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By 56er_Fan
I'm trying to decide between the 28 & 29". Any...

I'm trying to decide between the 28 & 29". Any specific reason you went with the 28's ? I have 3" lowering springs on the rear but, can adjust height as needed for 29's if I go that route.

Also,...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 09-18-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By 56er_Fan
You pocketed the springs with mini tubs, correct?

You pocketed the springs with mini tubs, correct?
Forum: Chit Chat Area, Anything on your mind goes here. 09-12-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 641
Posted By 56er_Fan
I was working in a datacenter at a nuclear plant....

I was working in a datacenter at a nuclear plant. We went into immediate lockdown. Armed guards every where.
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