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Old 12-03-2011, 11:52 AM
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A couple more updates.....front section of the floor is roughed in, just going through some final alignment to confirm everything is where I want it before I start drilling and welding......

Oh yeah, and one picture of my uncle and I....trial fit....not much head room, (as the sign says - lol, but so far we fit!)
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Old 12-03-2011, 12:26 PM
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Somehow I am just seeing this build, I do like the front end idea, interesting way of keeping the frame lower I like it.

How much suspension travel was it designed for?
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Old 12-03-2011, 07:35 PM
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Thanks "DirtyRat"...

As for the front end travel? I'm working with 3" of travel for now...however if I find that it isn't enough, the spring is below the spring perch, so I can easily shim it for more clearance. That's the plan anyway.....
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:21 PM
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Post up some more pics already....us simple folks like to look at pretty pictures......
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Old 12-04-2011, 08:14 PM
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Really good job on those floor pans! Keep up the good work...looking forward to seeing more progress!

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Old 12-05-2011, 09:01 PM
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Just thought I'd give this thread a bit of a reset....per some requests for more pic's, here's a few from the very beginning....and I do mean, beginning.
The car was orginally my great grandfathers car....it was moved into a barn, likely in the 40's or 50's, we're not sure. My dad tried to buy the car, but no luck. The barn eventually fell down, and I inherited the car in the early 80's. I'm told the one pic is of my grandfather with the car in 1934, the other's are when I got the car and brought it home. I'll start with these......
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:42 PM
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Realy cool that you have a pic from that far back, looks like thing are moving along
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Old 12-07-2011, 03:04 PM
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the federal highways administration has as Graham Paige Survey vehicle

here is a Link to the site with some info. http://www.wfl.fhwa.dot.gov/about/hi...ar/history.htm

It is a really fascinating car. I have actiually seen it in person and they are physically large than most other "passenger vehicles" of their time.

As for your build, you are doing some great looking fab work. I like your approach to the front axle dilemma. I am trying to figure out how to use my eco-line front axle and make it look slender. Yours looks great!

Good luck!
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Old 12-07-2011, 11:14 PM
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Wonderful old pic, great to see it still in the family, also cool to see how it outlived the barn.
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Old 12-07-2011, 11:23 PM
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Great pictures of the car and the barn ruins....really neat to have the original picture as well.
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