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Starting to re-assemble the truck

 
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Old 04-06-2019, 06:13 PM
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I bet you can't wait for the first time you change out the plugs on that Gil....lol
 
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That front wheel fits the fender opening very nice.Tom
 
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I bet you can't wait for the first time you change out the plugs on that Gil....lol
I was actually looking at that today, there actually at the top of the engine,easy to get at!
 
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All the better for you then...lol Doesn't look like you could get much more in that engine bay..
 
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Box building weekend! Box is 8ft long x 4 wide,going to modify fenders next




 
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As usual Gil, very nice work...
 
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Nice Job, truck is really taking shape
 
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Originally Posted by 56panelford View Post
I bet you can't wait for the first time you change out the plugs on that Gil....lol
nice part of these new engines, all the plugs are at the top w/individual coils, regular engine would be a lot of fun!!
 
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I'm glad you know what you're doing Gil, I don't think a road map would help me in there...lol
 
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Fenders stretched 3 1/2 inches and widened 5 inches, fenderwell opening midified

 
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I am planning on making my own box also but am going to widen the box not the fenders . What gauge metal are you using and do you think your front wall will keep flat without some sort of bead roll ?
 
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I am planning on making my own box also but am going to widen the box not the fenders . What gauge metal are you using and do you think your front wall will keep flat without some sort of bead roll ?
16 guage, the front wall kept flat on my 53 box, it's pretty rigid
 
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Coming out great, I gotta get finished up with OT cars and get back to my builds.
 

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