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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Unfortunately, i am still having issues with photos. If you want to follow this build, search for Restocreations on Instagram or on Facebook. I simply do not have time to fight with uploading...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    It's been a very long time since I worked on this car, but after selling two of my high end builds at Barrett Jackson in Scottsdale this year, I'm back at working on the 54 Healey. I purchased the...
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    Re: Advice for installing a 3000 Grille???

    Thanks for the tips! I will give it a go this evening!
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    Advice for installing a 3000 Grille???

    I remember having quite a time removing the Grille from my parents 1961 3000. Any advice on how to re-install it? Procedure? I currently have the fan shroud installed and I am guessing it needs...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    After neutralizing the blasting materials, I sprayed the underside of the front and rear surround, plus the front structure with 2 coats of SPI epoxy primer.

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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Thanks!. She likes to "help" by licking my face whenever I get near the ground. It's difficult to defend myself from the onslaught of slober when I have tools in both hands.
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    I picked the main front and rear structures and the front and rear surrounds up from the media blasters a few weeks ago. Yesterday I removed the portions of the footboxes that had been made by the...
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    Re: auto transport recommendation

    I had a horrible experience with reliable carriers recently. It took them two months to pick up a car in Utah and deliver it to Alabama. Unless you are buying a car at auction, I would avoid...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Thanks of the input on posting photos!

    Ok, floor pans are in and I tac welded the rear trunk pan and foot box repair panels in place. I have a set of clecos on order to do the rest. Now I am in...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Thanks! The only reason I wasn't doing that before was because the images come up smaller. Photobucket just committed suicide in my opinion. Nobody is going to pay $400.00 per year, especially...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Well that certainly chaps my rear. Give me some time and I'll transfer my photos to another site and upload them again. I was getting sick of photobuckets annoying pop ups anyway.
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    I found a bit of time to remove the rear structure yesterday and today. The rear proved to be a lot more challenging than the front.
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Well, I just couldn't help myself and spent another 4 hours today removing the front upper structure from the car.
    Cut 3 and 4, then I cut the engine mount supports loose, and the rest I did not...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Martin was very nice and he had some interesting stories. I tried to absorb as much info as possible during our short visit.
    I've used weldable primer before and did not care for it too much, but...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Thanks for the tip, Rick!

    Here are a few pictures of the Rack and Pinion. I didn't really want to incur this extra expense, but the stock column appeared like it was going to be in the way of...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    It is coated with oil. I will continue to oil it every other week so it doesn't rust in my states miserable humidity. I want to leave it bare so that it will be easier to weld later on.
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Martin Delivered the frame today! I have to say, it looks so much better now that I see it in person. I have a 67 Mustang and a 67 Corvette that need to be completed first, but once they are out of...
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    Re: 1961 3000 Restoration

    That is correct. He represented the car as his own at the auction. Regardless, It doesn't really much matter now.
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    Re: 1961 3000 Restoration

    I haven't really had much time to work on the car since I have been busy with my own business and chasing a baby around for the last year, but I did manage to get new leather installed on the seats a...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Well, looks like Martin already has the frame finished. He sent these photos last night. I ended up adding the rack and pinion as an option as well as some extra gussets. I'd say it looks pretty...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    ok. I'm not even sure which wiring harness I'm going to order yet, but I'll post pictures once I have it. Warning though, it might be s year
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Fortunately, there is a very talented aluminum metal worker nearby in North Alabama. Once the superstructure is installed on the frame , I'll loosely install the panels and turn it over to him.
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    I continued prepping the panels for blasting yesterday. There were some mighty fine repairs made by someone back in the day. I'm not sure why a hole was cut into the rear trunk surround on the...
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    Re: Recommended reproduction wheels?

    Thanks for all the replies!
    I ended up changing my order to 60 Spoke after counting the spokes on the wheels in this picture. This is the look I was always going for, so I'm glad I caught my error...
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    Re: 1954 100 Project

    Moving forward. All the exterior panels are now off. I plan to drop them off for blasting tomorrow. The trunk metal was in better shape than I thought. The wiring was a fire waiting to happen!!! ...
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