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Post by Raggtop on Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:13 pm

Thought i would go ahead and post some pics of my 53 and a bit of Info..
Well to start i purchased this car in Salt Lake City Utah in 2007.. Then Shipped to Ga.
It is a rust free car and has been Sand blasted n primed, Sitting on a 69 Chassis with Airkewld
air ride Installed. I have a lot of plans for this car and with only a few more things left that i want
to do to the Single. it shouldn't be to long...
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Post by SavannahVW on Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:21 pm

I like the last photo the most. Lots of work ahead for ya bro. I'd help if you were closer.
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Post by hly3rd on Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:14 am

I call dibs on the zwitter if it ever comes up for sale! Razz
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Post by bakertim2 on Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:15 am

I want to see this thing on the road.
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Post by Raggtop on Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:30 pm

You and me both Tim!
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Post by callahan on Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:48 pm

rear stance is right on!
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Post by Raggtop on Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:15 pm

Started on the split over the weekend... Removed body and started disassembly of pan. All Airkewld Air ride has been removed and getting ready for a new air management system. Just one of those things.
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Post by kokodabobo on Fri Sep 06, 2013 1:17 am

I notice you have a zep barrel over there. my mom is the supervisor there and I worked there for a while
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Post by Jon65 on Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:16 am

Cool, looking forward to your progress. Good luck!Cool

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Post by Raggtop on Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:41 pm

kokodabobo: picked a couple up from a shop next to my old job, they are always good for something..
Thanks Jon65..
Got about 95% welding done to chassis,had some lowered Ball Joints Pressed in.. Thanks to Tim @ Baker Kustoms & Restorations.. waiting on disc brake kits to get here to do some mock up. then will be mocking up new air Management system..
Then off to Sandblasting And powder Coating....alien 
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Post by Raggtop on Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:25 pm

Brakes Dry Fitted to Chassis, wheels on and fit nice... will be fitting Body back on to check clearances.. maybe Next weekend..
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Post by Raggtop on Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:18 pm

test Fit body on pan over the weekend. Fitting nice with no wheel clearance issues..
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Post by Raggtop on Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:22 pm

Removed Body, Finished all welding and sanding to pan. Ready for Blasting and Powder coating this weekend..
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Post by bakertim2 on Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:10 am

Gonna look good.
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Post by DiggerD on Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:37 am

Nice!!
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Post by Jon65 on Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:44 pm

Looks great!

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Post by Raggtop on Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:47 pm

Thanks. Dropped pan off at Powder coaters today.
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Post by Raggtop on Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:36 am

Picked up pan thus weekend. Looks awesome! They did a great job!!
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Post by Hobug on Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:50 am

Wow! That does look great.
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Post by sploval53 on Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:49 pm

Who did the powder coat
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Post by Jon65 on Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:04 pm

Hobug wrote:Wow! That does look great.
X2 on that!

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Post by Raggtop on Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:57 pm

Thanks. Savannah Powdercoating in Savannah .
Started putting on front end suspension parts.
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Post by Raggtop on Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:08 pm

Got font end pretty much together, still got some nick nacks to do .. Have not posted in a few and have a lot done and will post up the progress..
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Post by Raggtop on Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:15 pm

Here is some of the rear progress..
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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:27 pm

Looking very nice! That powder coating is just sweet!

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