Front end getting closer

I was able to work on the front end again last night. Got the control arms on, grease zerks put on and then I put the spindles and hubs on.  None of the control arms bolts are torqued, but all of the bolts connected to the  spindle are.  I am going to pick up a […]

Suspension going in

So today I started working on the front suspension. Basically that includes the upper and lower control arms mounted to the frame.  Nothing is torqued though, once I know everything is correct I will pull out the torque wrench and do the final work.  I had three out of four done when the wife called […]

Frame Painted

So this weekend I took on the task of getting the frame painted. I decided on blue as we know there will be blue on the body somewhere some how but not the exact paint job.  So this is a good start.   It may all come off later if I decide to get it […]

It’s my birthday!

So today is my 50th birthday and I can think of no better way of celebrating it than to start some real work on the Hot Rod.  At least more work than just pulling things out of boxes and looking at them. I stopped by the store and picked up a few more supplies and […]

Slowly I turned (the wrench)

  So things are moving slowly.   I have only had a chance to spend working on the car part of a day.  I laid out everything I have for the front suspension. I was going to start putting everything together and got the lower control arms built.  Then I decided that I was going […]