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Username Post: Dad's First Car        (Topic#333446)
agleason 
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02-25-16 05:40 PM - Post#2611483    

I wanted to begin my build of my Dad's first car, his 1949 2 door sport coupe. This car has been in my family since new. She is in rough shape after sitting in a car shed since 1992.

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Windshields and trim coming out.


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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


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02-29-16 08:34 PM - Post#2612343    
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Picked up some materials today to construct a body rotisserie. I will have it ready when the body comes off the frame.

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-02-16 06:31 PM - Post#2612712    
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I had my bandsaw working overtime today. I've got 95% of it sawed up today.

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-02-16 06:34 PM - Post#2612714    
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The plans I am using.

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-04-16 08:44 PM - Post#2613107    
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you'll be well equipped for fixing the body.

Please keep posting picture!

Fitz.

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03-06-16 09:28 PM - Post#2613610    
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Got a long way on the rotisserie today...

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-06-16 09:32 PM - Post#2613612    
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More pics

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Holes drilled


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Welded nuts over the holes


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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-06-16 09:36 PM - Post#2613614    
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More pics

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Easley, SC
1949 Chevy Sport Coupe(Click Me)
1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-07-16 09:26 PM - Post#2613850    
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Rotisserie is coming along...

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-09-16 08:52 PM - Post#2614319    
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Rotisserie build.continues. ..

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-09-16 08:53 PM - Post#2614320    
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More...

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-13-16 08:43 PM - Post#2615201    
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Rotisserie is almost finished. ..

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-18-16 06:12 PM - Post#2616246    
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Rotisserie is finished!

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1949 Chevy Sport Coupe(Click Me)
1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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03-18-16 06:18 PM - Post#2616247    
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I managed to get the old girl turned around and in the correct position to begin disassembly.

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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04-09-16 11:13 AM - Post#2620523    
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I'm taking everything out of the dash today. Bagging and tagging all of it.

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04-09-16 04:36 PM - Post#2620589    
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I got the dashed emptied and the front bumper off today.

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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04-10-16 07:52 PM - Post#2620815    
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More progress...

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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04-14-16 02:13 PM - Post#2621629    
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Pulled the doors and bagged the bolts and screws.

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04-14-16 07:42 PM - Post#2621708    
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Very cool!! I like those '49s. I liked the pic that showed the fender flag on it......LOL

Great job on that rotisserie! Looks like welding body work won't be an issue with ya.....

Good luck!!

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04-17-16 08:32 PM - Post#2622477    
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I had to cut the bolts holding the front seat in. They were rusted away.

I also removed some of the patches in the floor pan.

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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06-02-16 04:53 PM - Post#2631768    
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Ready for a short drive to the blaster.

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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


 
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06-14-16 06:27 AM - Post#2633843    
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I've got new inner and outer rockers ordered and the front section of the rear quarter panels ordered.

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06-15-16 06:49 AM - Post#2634067    
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Parts are starting to trickle in. I'm excited to get everything I ordered in hand soon.

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07-17-16 04:09 PM - Post#2640285    
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The slow process of welding in the new floor is underway.

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08-10-16 10:29 PM - Post#2645073    
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Great work. I just built this rotisserie myself thanks to your posts! Can't wait to get started on mine this winter. How do you find the EMS parts fitting? I am missing the front gravel guard on my car, that large pan below the grille and behind the bumper. I see they make them for the rear but can't find that part for the front. Anyone know who makes that part?

Ryan

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08-19-16 04:42 PM - Post#2646658    
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Hi Andrew, You are making great progress there. A floor swap is a huge amount of detailed work, but what a fantastic result you will have.
A young friend did his Dodge Challenger without painting the car. Well over a week, full time, of finishing after the floor was placed.
He's got three Mopars from the 70's and apparently they all need floors as there was something off spec in the seam sealer used in the build that was actually corrosive.
Mostly Old Parts And Rust is how I tease him, but he just shoots back at least I don't have an Edsel.
Cheers Kiwi

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I've taken a much needed break the past few months. I've been hiking the Foothills trail in SC/NC in October and enjoying the outdoors. I just needed a time out from the car and everything.
I've been back to work this week continuing the welding of the new floor pan.

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12-03-16 07:34 PM - Post#2664454    
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I've taken a much needed break the past few months. I've been hiking the Foothills trail in SC/NC in October and enjoying the outdoors. I just needed a time out from the car and everything.
I've been back to work this week continuing the welding of the new floor pan.

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1949 Chevy Sport Coupe(Click Me)
1964 Johnson Deluxe 327


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Soon I will need to strip the frame and mount the body, then hang the doors to check out the panel alignment. Fingers crossed!

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12-06-16 06:35 AM - Post#2664807    
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Coming right along, Andy! I see building a rotisserie is in the future for me. I'm doing some small floor, rocker, and brace repair with the body still on the frame. Just can't justify pulling the body off yet. Keep up the good work.

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  • tommy49 Said:
Coming right along, Andy! I see building a rotisserie is in the future for me. I'm doing some small floor, rocker, and brace repair with the body still on the frame. Just can't justify pulling the body off yet. Keep up the good work.



The rotisserie has been the most valuable tool so far. Makes everything so much easer!!

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12-07-16 08:14 PM - Post#2665085    
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A little more welding.completed. next up is the grinder.

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12-14-16 08:25 AM - Post#2666057    
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The preliminary welding and grinding is completed. Next will be stripping the frame and mounting the body to check the doors, etc.

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12-14-16 07:09 PM - Post#2666142    
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The old 1958 283 V8 my dad transplanted back I. The 60's.



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12-14-16 07:30 PM - Post#2666146    
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I got the old V-8 out of the chassis.

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12-14-16 07:34 PM - Post#2666148    
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On the engine stand for dissection.

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12-20-16 08:20 PM - Post#2667019    
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I completely disassembled the engine. #6 cylinder had a sleeve in it and big crack protruding from behind the sleeve. #1 cylinder had been burning the water also and the valves were very rusty. I kept all of the good internal parts and scraped the block, heads, and intake.

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12-20-16 08:23 PM - Post#2667021    
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I started stripping the frame today...

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12-21-16 11:52 AM - Post#2667108    
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I finished stripping the frame of all the old stuff today. Bye bye enclosed drive!!

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12-21-16 01:29 PM - Post#2667125    
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Next stop is a good washing with a steam Jenny then a date with a sandblaster!

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12-22-16 06:58 PM - Post#2667354    
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I steam cleaned the frame and scraped off all the crud and steamed it again! It came very clean. Even the cross member insides came clean, a ton of red dirt was in there.

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12-31-16 06:36 AM - Post#2668646    
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Andy, where did you get the full length inner rockers, and the cost? I don't see them at EMS, but I do at other places.

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Andy, where did you get the full length inner rockers, and the cost? I don't see them at EMS, but I do at other places.



Ecklers sells them for $100 each.

http://www.ecklersearlychevy.com/early-chevy-full-...

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That'll work! Thank you, sir!

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02-19-17 05:39 PM - Post#2677506    
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I worked on the driver side toe board today. I cut the old away and trimmed out the EMS replacement best I could. The fire wall was beaten in with a huge hammer back in the 60's and the made the job a lot more difficult. A new firewall is in the plan.

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02-19-17 07:02 PM - Post#2677524    
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Hi Andrew, A lot of good work going on in there.
have you made driveline and front end decisions yet?
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Nothing decided yet, I've got a couple of years to think it over.

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03-26-17 02:35 PM - Post#2683460    
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After installing the driver side toe board, I decided to replace the firewall. I love how it looks compared to the original.

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Latest videos of the work on the 49. I took some time off this year to hike and be more active on the Foothills Trail here in SC.







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Any updates?



 
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