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Old 08-16-2013, 07:21 AM   #81
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I want to now how you keep such a clean neat garage to work in. How do you find any tools. Walt
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Old 08-16-2013, 10:24 AM   #82
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I want to now how you keep such a clean neat garage to work in. How do you find any tools. Walt

Thanks Walt people that know me know that I am very anal about cleanliness and all tools in their place if not needed. I clean and sweep the garage and the shop after we are done for the day.

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Old 08-16-2013, 10:25 AM   #83
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I don't think the machine shop did an accurate measure of the heads. From past experience, I know the 8cm heads are substantially larger than the EAB heads, I just measured a set that were clearance d for the L-100 cam and milled .030" and they came out to 60cc. I believe the 8CM is closer to 80Cc.
Might want to recheck them. I think your workmanship is great, love the project, Good luck.

Thanks Ron for the heads up I will check the CC in the chambers once more and see where we are.

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Old 08-17-2013, 07:21 AM   #84
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I like your project and was wondering if you made your floor for your roadster or if you purchased it. I am starting a 28-29 roadster and will need one.
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Old 08-17-2013, 07:31 PM   #85
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We will be building our own floor once I see where the shifter and pedal assembly will be. I will be posting more pictures as we go along.


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Old 08-17-2013, 08:32 PM   #86
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You have some talent. It is very impressive. I will be starting to assemble mine this fall and winter, hope it looks as good as yours. Headed for Hershey in October. will hopefully find the rest of the parts there.
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Old 08-22-2013, 01:21 PM   #87
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After doing some modifications on the center brace to make the shifter area looking presentable my son did not like the way it look so we decided to cut the original center brace and make our own with a solid piece and making it fit better than the original one. Here are pictures showing cutting it off and grinding all the rivets holding the center brace. Next I will be posting the new brace.

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Old 08-27-2013, 11:59 AM   #88
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I had a friend help me and make my rear upper shock mount. The one on the right is the original one I had and was too short.

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Old 09-03-2013, 12:17 PM   #89
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A few changes from the weekend my son did not like the cross brace and we decided to cut it off and build a new one that would fit better and been able to install the hurst shifter see pictures. Next we will be making the trans mount going on the underside of the cross brace I will be posting pictures of that when done with the Hurst linkage as well.

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Old 09-03-2013, 02:19 PM   #90
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wow!! wish i was as good as you with medal work...look great thus far.
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Old 09-03-2013, 05:29 PM   #91
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It's built for narrow people. On my 27 I widened the body 4" pn front and 6" in back.
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Old 09-04-2013, 02:35 PM   #92
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The reason we narrowed the body is because I wanted to have the windshield to fit the countor of the body. So we had no choice to narrow it and looks a lot better.

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Old 09-05-2013, 12:56 PM   #93
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We worked on the project last night and this is what we did. Made the trans mount to fit near the linkage area. The last two pictures showing the two bolts where the plate will be welded in to the brace.

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Old 10-03-2013, 11:15 AM   #94
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Moving right along with this project here are a few pictures showing where we are as of today. My son is doing a great job on my project he made the pedal assembly to fit level with the floor and made the transmission mount to fit under the cross brace we will be making our own trans mount with a solid piece of rubber. Also the rear shocks and mount to be installed inboard looks better.

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Old 11-08-2013, 11:06 AM   #95
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I brought the car home this past weekend from my son's shop to start installing the brake lines,fuel lines, installing the steering column and figure out the pedal assembly etc ...Here are a few pictures. I also have the oval fuel tank on order from the Hot Rod shop.

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Old 11-17-2013, 03:08 PM   #96
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I got a pair of front shocks and I did not like the dust cover so I decided to cut them off which gives a better look especially in front also if you polish the stainless shaft looks better they will be painted gloss black.

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Old 11-27-2013, 11:25 AM   #97
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I need a 16 splines yoke for my 1952 Mercury transmission. Do I need to measure the inside of the transmission to the outside edge and how easy for me to locate one of them.

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Old 11-27-2013, 12:05 PM   #98
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Frenchy

Check with your local bearing supply house for spicer or borg warner catalogs.
Should find what you need.

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Old 12-02-2013, 11:36 AM   #99
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Had the chance to work on my project for the last 3 days or so. Ran the brake lines through the frame from the front to the rear. The rear brake line took a while to figure out the best way for routing. Also the clutch cylinder and the brake pedals modifications for the proper angle of the pads. Also made the hoop for the driveshaft for clearance of the body. Fuel line was routed as well and will be going along the frame to the rear where the fuel tank will be installed on top of the buggy spring frame. The brake and fuel lines will be painted black the only detail will be the fittings they will be polished.We modified the pedals so that the steering column would fit better between them and not rubbing against it.The hoop will be trimmed at the bottom to fit evenly with the bar.I still need a yoke for the trans which has 16 splines so I can have a driveshaft made to fit

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Old 12-12-2013, 10:50 AM   #100
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A bit more progress this past week did the fuel lines and finish the rear brake line to the frame with a flexible rubber line. All of the fuel lines will have a compressed ring to join the rubber hose. All of the brake and fuel lines will be painted gloss black and the brakets will be polished. I also started to work on the firewall. The brass fitting also will be polished.

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