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anyone looking to give advice ,show pictures of there projects in progress and hotrod tech ...

Location: middletown,ohio
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89 caprice tbi help please 4 Replies

Started by jason deussen. Last reply by Keith Baumgarner May 18.

1946 Suburban

Started by Russell A. Sweet Jan 31.

I am building a 79 Trans am 400 four speed car

Started by paul emmon Nov 10, 2012.

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Comment by D'Amboise Chris on May 18, 2014 at 5:04pm

Does that red safety truck set the pace? they wont let you go out and really open up.

Comment by Red Barchetta on May 18, 2014 at 10:51am

No progress on my car lately, but this might keep you entertained. It was a charity event at Homestead-Miami Raceway. Pay for a car wash and get a trip around the track. I paid for 2 extra laps in my 04 Navigator. http://red.wow64.net/ride-N-wash/ride-N-wash_player.html

Comment by D'Amboise Chris on April 27, 2014 at 9:44pm

4-27-14 BENICIA WATER FRONT CAR SHOW

T/A, GTO, NAIL HEAD, CORVETTE GRILL IN A 55

Comment by Vall Miller on April 8, 2014 at 11:49pm

All done, and back on the road!

Comment by D'Amboise Chris on April 8, 2014 at 11:05pm

Comment by Vall Miller on March 29, 2014 at 9:17am

Getting very close to firing the new 355 for my Austin gasser! Just a few hours of final fitting pieces and she'll be ready for a cam break in!

Comment by Vall Miller on March 29, 2014 at 9:14am

Don't see very many Chevelle 2dr. wagons! That one is really nice!

Comment by D'Amboise Chris on March 28, 2014 at 10:50pm

64 2 dr chevelle

Comment by Vall Miller on March 17, 2014 at 10:00am

Thanks Ryan. This is what I started with. I thought it would be an easy polish, as it was smoother than the newer cast intakes. But it turned out that the factory back in the 60's did a lot of grinding prior to blasting the surface. When I thought it was ready for polishing, I got it partially polished and all sorts of grinding swirls, and ripples showed up! The more I polished to try and remove them, the worse they looked. I finally had to stop and do a lot of hand block sanding to remove the ugly surface, and get the large flat areas smooth enough to polish again.

Comment by Ryan Harter on March 17, 2014 at 9:07am

That looks really sharp Vall. I would tease you about having OCD when it comes to making stuff look right, but apparently I can't talk lol. I was trying to freshen up the interior on my 85' C10 and got carried away. I am still not done! Ripping out the entire wiring harness now, then pulling the dash and firewall pad before fixing interior flaws. I will reliant the cab and jamb it before putting in new interior components.

 

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