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Old 06-04-2022, 01:20 PM
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Old 06-04-2022, 07:25 PM
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Mounted the Model A headlights, they suit it much better
Made grille #2 from an old semi truck stainless exhaust shield haven't decided if I like or hate it yet - it's better than the screen tho... maybe spray it flat black or gold?? Opinions?



Todays engineering challenge met and conquered! Blended my swap meet find bellcrank assy/booster/master with the F100 pedal. Some surgery and bracket making and it works smoothly. Of course the obvious question is 'how the #*!! do you fill the master cylinder??' A hatch in the cowl top I guess - it's kinda off center for a cowl vent...

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Old 06-04-2022, 08:04 PM
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Either a long cowl vent or how about two small ones like some of the MoPars of that era?

Grill looks good in bare stainless to me. Needs just a little flash here and there.
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Old 06-05-2022, 05:58 AM
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When I installed the underfloor unit in my Uncles Model A, we ended up with a similar situation - I use a Princess Auto inspection mirror and a squeeze bottle with a small hose on it it. Works fine for how often you have to do it.
Looks great ZZ, your progress is absolutely amazing.
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Old 06-05-2022, 11:34 AM
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When I installed the underfloor unit in my Uncles Model A, we ended up with a similar situation - I use a Princess Auto inspection mirror and a squeeze bottle with a small hose on it it. Works fine for how often you have to do it.
Looks great ZZ, your progress is absolutely amazing.
Thanks! I just may do that, hate to cut a hole in the cowl...
Just looked at the calendar, only 2 months since the start, have to keep the fire burning though, lots to fab yet....
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Old 06-05-2022, 01:30 PM
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I like the grille just like it is; that's a way better than expanded metal.
And I agree with Bill, for the few times you have to fill the master cylinder, a mirror and a squirt bottle will work.
Keep up the good work.
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Old 06-05-2022, 02:27 PM
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I like the grille just like it is; that's a way better than expanded metal.
And I agree with Bill, for the few times you have to fill the master cylinder, a mirror and a squirt bottle will work.
Keep up the good work.
Yes, I'm warming up to the grille - I may just sand it with some 220 or 320 for a brushed finish instead of shiny to de-bling it some...
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Old 06-05-2022, 06:17 PM
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This is nothing short of amazing ZZ. That body from scratch is awesome!

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Old 06-05-2022, 07:17 PM
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This is nothing short of amazing ZZ. That body from scratch is awesome!

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Thanks Couper!
Got busy building the dash today. Prepping the Caddy trim was nerve wracking, originally it was held on with little nails spot welded to the back but they were mostly rusted off. I managed to weld on some #6 screws to the back edge without burning any holes - what a relief! Drilled holes and set the gauges in, more holes needed somewhere for ignition and light switch, maybe wipers too.... I'll make a sub panel for the air gauges and maybe even a radio. After it was in, I realized the shifter hits the dash in granny low 1st - just needs a minor re-shaping.

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Old 06-05-2022, 07:23 PM
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Looks awesome ZZ.....super work!
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