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photo of my new project

Discussion in 'Photo Album' started by SRM1952, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. SRM1952

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    yes -hard to see under tierod and steering rod---goes for left shock mount to right corner of frame
     
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    You could also put a small Gasser tank up front, for looks. I have done that, made a cutout at the bottom to install a small trans. cooler and fan (12v. pancake w/ squirrelcage blower or a heater fan) inside. I have also made a small toolbox out of those small spun alum. gasser tanks ....
     
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    Do you have pictures of how you did this?
     
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    I was thinking of putting a gasser tank up front making the radiator over flow tank.
     
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    All you have to do is cut a rectangular hole in the bottom just big enough to install your cooler and fan.
    Get a 4" or 6" wide x 1/4"thick piece of alum. flatbar, with the tanks rect. cutout facing upwards, slide your cooler into the opening,
    positioning the flatbar to mark the hose openings that will be needed to route the hoses thru that flatbar. I drill the hose holes just big enough to slide the hoses thru the plate connecting the cooler withhose clamps.
    Drill 2 holes thru the alum plate, on each side of the rect. cutout, and tap the spun alum tank for 3/8's NF threaded flathead cap screws. That will fasten the tank down to the alum. plate.
    Now, that plate I drill about a dozen 1/2" thru holes of cooling. After I mount the alum. flatbar with the tank upon it, I fasten a small scoop onto the bottom to grab air when the car is moving. The scoop doesn't have to be big, because the fan will pull the air in thru the bottom, but at speed, it will be assisted by that scoop.The cooler is held in with a couple of larger pieces of hoses going over the hoses that feed the cooler. These are fastened down with crimp clamps, This allows the cooler to jiggle and move slightly over rough roads and bumps.
    Drill 2 or 3 large holes in the ends of the tank. I fastened a alum plate over the holes, with the plate having 2" spacers holding the end plates off, but end plates dia. has to be bigger that the part with the holes, that way you won't see them, they'll be kinda hidden.

    Now, going down the road, the small scoop on bottom will shove alot of air thru the tank, thru the cooler and out the cooling holes in the end of the tank.
    Sorry, my camera is broken and my wacom pad is screwed, too. Someone dropped something heavy on it....
     
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    Lookin Good.
     
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    Long wheel base is where its at. Nice ride.
     
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    I love that long and low bucket! And it ought to fly with that engine....great build!
     
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    Well this is the long delayed update 5 years down the road . Delayed for paint but at a great price . Still needs windshield glass and some interior work , but it runs and drives very well. Engine and transmission work great . Has coil overs front and rear . Next is Registration process . Here are a lot of pictures to catch things up. It will take a few post for pics. 0001.JPG 0002.JPG 0001.JPG 0002.JPG 0001.JPG
     
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    here is more
     

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    more and this is it for now .
     

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    Damn . . . . Now that's a sweet looking ride!
     
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    Makes me want to go work on mine! I like it!
     
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    Very nice. How long did it take you to build it? Did you paint it yourself?
     
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    I didn't paint it , my brother has a body shop and he wanted to do it in between other work. That's where the time comes in ,he is very busy. My work time was about 3 years but did everything else but the trans overhaul( lack of proper tools ) . But was fun , did some things different than most . Electrical under seats ,battery in the bed ,coil over up front .

    Steve
     
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    Nice work. pays to have a brother with paint booth.
     
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    Very nice i paint among other things but i didn't paint mine came candy apple red
     
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    1975 i restored and painter
     
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    well finally Registered ----was a project but got the state safety inspection and all paper work done , the plates are on , drives great ,rides very good .


    Steve
     

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    That's great, Steve. Turned out well. Gasser tank looks cool, and the '39 Lincoln tail lights add a nice detail. Now, go hunt some Mustangs! :D
     






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