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Bomb of the Year – “Ground Zero”

As a good friend once put it, a Fleetline Aerosedan is the “Mexican Ferrari”.  Without a doubt, these sleek fastbacks catch a person’s eye.  One such clean example is Ruben Rodriguez’s 1948 Chevrolet Fleetline Aerosedan out of Texas.  He dubbed it “Ground Zero” and the look lives up to its …

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Project 47, Chapter 5: Fleetline Body cart

While I focused my efforts on the frame and everything else, the body sat on a wooden frame exposed to the elements. I knew having a mobile body cart was next on the agenda. Of course, I needed to make it myself! Why not? Shouldn’t be too hard. Since I …

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Project 47, Chapter 4: 4-link’D

Now on to the rear…I removed the stock axle to go with a later year axle that was more highway friendly. At the time, I did not know that have swapped out the 4.11’s for a set of 3.55’s gears. I originally got a 1980s G-Body rear axle but it …

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Project 47, Chapter 3: Front Independence

I decided to remove the stock front end and install a Mustang II with disc brakes from TCI (Total Cost Involved – Ontario, CA). The reason I went with disc brakes was for two reasons. First, I had an incident with an old ’51 Chevy car I had where I …

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