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Old 10-25-2015, 06:58 PM
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Don't worry fellas, I know how to deal with snow. Stay in the shop and weld, weld, weld. BTW, we could get some flakes Wednesday.

I welded a 5" extension to the firewall today. That should give me the interior room I need. Next, I'll probably stick the engine in the frame and determine wheelbase.

You are something else! Great progress so far!
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Old 10-25-2015, 08:12 PM
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Old 10-25-2015, 10:26 PM
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Old 10-26-2015, 12:27 AM
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Here goes Super Bob again; the way he works he should have this one done in about two weeks and be started on another one. You put the rest of us shame, Bob!
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This is hot rod ADD at its finest! Deep into the Renault project is not enough, now this Bantam is moving right along.
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Old 10-26-2015, 09:48 AM
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Like how you stepped the firewall , adding inches but retaining the
original look.......oh yeah, if you have some spare time I have a few
projects I could use a little help with
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Very nice job on the f/w extention, another one to follow along with.
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Old 10-31-2015, 12:15 PM
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The rear frame kick ups are made and tacked in along with the upper spring mounts. I'm using helper coil springs that I got for five bucks at the last swap meet. I know they will be very stiff but I'll need that because only 1 1/2" inches is available in the wheel well for suspension travel. I can adjust the rear frame height 2" in case a larger tire is used or the springs settle. I'll rely on the big slicks with low pressure to provide some tire suspension .

Thank you for all the comments. I really don't work fast, just steady.

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Old 10-31-2015, 06:11 PM
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Looking good Bob

Looking forward to the day the Bantam and your buddies modified Stude are side by side at the drags.
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