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Username Post: 2ndtime50guy --- 2 door 1950 Styleline Deluxe        (Topic#309930)
2ndtime50guy 
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2ndtime50guy
Loc: Midwestern U.S.A.
Reg: 04-06-12
05-01-20 06:13 PM - Post#2792566    
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Things began arriving today! Fun times ahead! Ridetech Compressor and Air Management System and Chris Alston's Chassis Works Custom Raised Tunnel and Floor Rib Arches!

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2ndtime50guy 
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05-03-20 04:09 PM - Post#2792717    
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I started welding in the tunnel arches today and got the new tunnel fitted. This week we'll weld that up and get this phase finished!

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2ndtime50guy 
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05-08-20 04:30 PM - Post#2793216    
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I did some reassembly today so I can start working on door gaps, etc. Hopefully the air management system will go in next week.

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2ndtime50guy 
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05-13-20 03:48 PM - Post#2793711    
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Over the last few days I have been framing out the new trunk floor and the '65 Mustang gas tank. Pics:

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2ndtime50guy 
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05-15-20 09:36 AM - Post#2793850    
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I was making good headway on the trunk floor this morning and then ran low on argon Co2 and OUT of welding wire at the SAME time. I guess it wasn't meant to be. Other places to be now, so I guess I'll call it a day.

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2ndtime50guy 
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05-16-20 02:03 PM - Post#2793971    
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Not today for the air system install, after all... I cut my day short, but it's for a good cause. I did button up the floor, shorten the filler tube, welded on a vent tube from the oem '50 filler, mounted the tank to the platform, and tried a few set ups with the compressors.

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Edited by 2ndtime50guy on 05-16-20 02:07 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
2ndtime50guy 
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05-17-20 06:43 PM - Post#2794065    
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I finally started actually installing the air management today. It's a much slower process than I imagined. It seems like the decisions you have to make are harder than the physical work on this phase. I figure about 4-5 more days until it's done:
Mon - Continue Wiring and Rear Plumbing
Tues - Front Plumbing, have to remove front wheels,calipers, discs, and separate spindle to open the control arms to lower the bag plate/rod to access and install new bag fittings.
Wed - switch back to one wire alternator, new 105 amp, fabricate bracket
Thurs - Finish fuel line to gas tank, paint touch ups, bolt down tank, bolt down air platform.
Fri - Test Drive?

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nightliner 
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05-19-20 09:59 PM - Post#2794252    
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Nice work, it Looks like great deep

Enjoy every ride, every day


 
2ndtime50guy 
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05-21-20 07:11 PM - Post#2794431    
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Thanks! Today I had lots of progress, still not done. I painted and seam sealed the trunk, installed the gas tank and air rack, trimmed all the wires and hoses, and cleaned up the routing and harness down the middle. I still need to lengthen the power wires, pass through the firewall, install the new alternator, mount the relays, and run a power wire back to the aux terminal on the ignition switch. We're getting close! I hope to drive it tomorrow or Saturday!

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2ndtime50guy 
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05-25-20 09:23 PM - Post#2794846    
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She drives! Now she needs a little tune up and about 3 more years of work!

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tommy49 
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05-26-20 05:26 AM - Post#2794859    
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Tommy

49 Deluxe Sport Coupe, 4.8/4L60E swap in progress, Blazer rear axle, 4 wheel power disc brakes.

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one4dad 
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Age: 77
Loc: Baton Rouge La
Reg: 01-17-10
05-26-20 06:44 AM - Post#2794863    
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Way to geaux

Bill Wilson 50 styleline deluxe 2 door sold,- 51 styleline Deluxe 2 door ,'56 235 with dual carter webers on an Offenhauser intake, Fenton headers, 56 chevy rear end and 700R4 transmission.


 




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