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Project 47, Chapter 10: Yep. I’m Back!

Yep.  It’s been a solid 9 months since my last update on Project 47.  Of course, I could bore you with all of the reasons/excuses however, that won’t help anybody!   So where have we been?  At this point in time, I have tack welded the 2-link rear setup after …

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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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Project 47, Chapter 2: Off The Frame!

There are various levels of vehicle restoration one could decide on depending on budget, time, and resources. One route is to go stock and restore the vehicle to its original look and function. Another is to put your own touch and create a Kustom, Lowrider, Hot Rod, or Rat Rod. …

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