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Some pics from my build

Discussion in 'Photo Album' started by Spanky, Jun 23, 2017.

  1. Spanky

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    Here's some photos from my build . . .
     

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    More photos
     

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    Nice! Now what ya going to do with your time? Lol...
     
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    It's perfect.
     
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    I like it! Are you driving much?
     
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    Just local so far; it has been on the road since last May, and it's apart for painting right now . . . :cool:
     
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    Spanky, can I ask how tall you are? I plan to use low-back fiberglass race buckets in mine too, you seem to fit in there pretty comfortably? I am 5'9", 180ish. Good stance too, sits good.
     
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    Looks good spanky. Can't wait to see it painted.
     
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    I'm 5'-4" - perfect T-bucket size!
     
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    I kind of did a test fit in mine with the body mocked up on the chassis, but I don't have a seat handy, so I had to kind of guestimate, it seemed ok. Whats the wheelbase on your car? looks like about 100-104"? Mine is ball-parkish 96" I haven't finalized the rear axle position yet.
     
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    My wheelbase is 103". Good guess! :thumbsup:
    Also, my seats are mounted right on the floor; I wanted to keep the seating position low since my body is channeled 4".
     
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    What seats are those, Spanky and how do they ride? I'm always looking for seat ideas.
     
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    The seats are Sportsman bucket seats from Speedway. Since mine are mounted directly to the floor, the ride is . . . well, you feel the bumps! :cool: But then, I've got a fair amount of 'padding' in that part of my body! :rolleyes::p:laugh:
    Sportsman Economy Fiberglass Bucket Seat, 13 Inch Wide
     
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    I'd looked at those, but I am in Canada, the shipping is more than the seats! I thought I had a old fiberglass dune buggy seat here, I was going to pull a mold off it, but I have looked and I cant find it. There are a couple local Co's that make fiberglass car parts, I can probably get something local.
     
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    13" wide seems kinda tight. I guess gals with big hips would be walkin'.:)
     
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    You're right, Fred. They are really not T-bucket seats, but designed for racing where you need those little side bolsters. I'd like to find a couple of old fiberglass '50's style chairs with a smooth rounded bottom. Still looking . . . :rolleyes:
     
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    Yea, I looked at those too.;) That website has them cheaper than Speedway.
     
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    Spanky...

    That car is proportioned just right. I like it just like it sits. Run her black!

    George
     






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