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SUDBURY, ONT

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Picked this up the other day. Anxious to get started on it. 



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Is there a plan?

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The car is going to be stripped of it's fenders and running boards and is being sent to the Toronto area to have a new frame built and the roof chopped. It'll sit low once it's all done.

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Started tearing it down to get it ready for a new frame and drivetrain. Picked up a 396 BBC and a 700 tranny with a 2800 stall and stage 3 shift kit. 



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Curious to know what the block casting number is on your 396 on the drivers side of the bell housing flange?



-- Edited by Rumblegutz on Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 10:27:28 PM



-- Edited by Rumblegutz on Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 10:29:07 PM

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what are you doing with the left rear fender?

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Rumblegutz wrote:

Curious to know what the block casting number is on your 396 on the drivers side of the bell housing flange?



-- Edited by Rumblegutz on Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 10:27:28 PM



-- Edited by Rumblegutz on Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 10:29:07 PM


 3965440 -68 or 69 BBC 396



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Larry wrote:

what are you doing with the left rear fender?


 Holding on to it until the build is complete ... then i will sell everything that is left over.



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let me know please...thanks


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Just checkin' out the new ride.... very cool I wish that I started out with a whole car... wondering if they are going to build the frame you have or are they going to build you a new one?
I guess you have a million and one ideas racing through your head...
I'm sure I'll bump into you guys down the road, maybe unload some more of my junk on ya's.


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Just checkin' out the new ride.... very cool I wish that I started out with a whole car... wondering if they are going to build the frame you have or are they going to build you a new one?
I guess you have a million and one ideas racing through your head...
I'm sure I'll bump into you guys down the road, maybe unload some more of my junk on ya's.


 They are going to use part of the frame ... notch it at the back and Z it at the front. Already bought my front end parts and a bunch if other crap. Lol. Making my 2nd trip to Soo Michigan to pick up parts next week. It'll be channeled and chopped 4 inches in the back ... 2.5 in the front . Gunna run the skinny wheels all around. Picked up a BBC 396 with a 700r4. 



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That body looks like a great start for a nice rod. Ill be watching this build. Have fun with it and good luck!

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Body came off the frame. Building a whole new frame instead.

 

Frame with everything shown except steering column and steering wheel will be up for sale. 



-- Edited by NorthernRatRodder on Sunday 5th of February 2017 05:10:36 PM

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What are you going to use for the front end? If I had the I beam when I did mine. I would have used it instead of the mustang II. 

Just asking, you may want to hold into your front suspension for a bit.

Are you selling the wheels too. If so what do you want for them? I may try them on mine.

 



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Im running a speedway 4" drop axle with spring behind set up. 4-link in the back. Disc brakes all around. 

 

I have the whole frame up for sale right now on Kijiji. I'd like to see it all together. If it doesnt sell i may keep it for another project. 

 

Here's some new body work done. received_10155081842070850.jpegreceived_10155081878055850.jpegreceived_10155081842130850.jpeg



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How it sits right now before the chop.

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Decided not to chop it. Almost ready . FB_IMG_1488571469216.jpg



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It's coming along.... looks good...think you'll be in it this summer?
I guess I should get my sh!# together and get mine finished too

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Yup i'll have it on the road by the summer .

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Nice job ............ lookin'goood. .
Those panels are fancy too , is that done with bead roller ? How many tries to make them ? Any color in mind for the car ?
And imho no chop is good decision.
Thanks for sharing and good luck with the build.


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All the panels were done on a bead roller by the guy who built my frame. The car is staying the way it is ... no body repairs or paint. Once the car is clean , the paint has a shine to it.

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I'd have the same guy make some interior door panels too.
Talking about interior.... Kiddie seats in the back?

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He will make the door skins also. Yup ... small bench in the back for the kiddos. :)



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Frenched in a set of lights. Adding another set also. received_10155184627390850.jpeg



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I'm just checkin' out the progress.... and I just had a thought... being from Sudbury, a nickle plated frame and trim may fit the bill. 

Know any minors?



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LOL . Ya the guy who's gunna drive this car is a miner. ;)

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You'd better chop it then.... or else you'll scrape the top of the hole when you drive it to work.

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Exhaust. received_10155197116200850.jpeg



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Right decision on the top chop!!! leave it the way it is!!! doing a great job on it. 66 BBC is a good choice too, nothing but a PCV valve& closed air filter needed for roadside Emissions stop?? But you guys up north really don't have to worry about that, do you????

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SHHHH, don't draw any attention up here.....

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looking cool kind of wondering being probably one of the first hot rod rat rod style to it sudbury streets wondering what our cops will think

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That's nice... Wish I had your builders skills. I have the tools but need a lot more practice.
Really it is cool. When do you expect it to come home?

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Wow, you're really trucking along. It looks great!

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Thanks guys. It should be coming home very shortly.

As for the cops... im hoping they dont hassle me and pull me over to check out the car instead of handing out tickets.

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Another set of rear lights added.received_10155350541930850.jpeg



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