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lively
10-02-2007, 03:08 PM
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THE 14" WIDE AMERICANS ON BACK -THE TIRES WILL STICK OUT ABOUT 3" ON EACH SIDE WHEN FINISHED
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THE 4" WIDE AMERICANS ON FRONT / ON A 63 ECONOLINE FRONT AXLE WITH CUSTOM LEAF SPRINGS
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I BUILT THE COMPLETE FRAME AND MADE ALL MY OWN BRACKETS AND HANGERS /THEN HAD A PRO WELD IT ALL UP/ AND AMAZINGLY IT ALL CAME OUT WITHIN AN 1/8" EVERYWHERE :x :? 8)
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MY NEW FRAME AND SUSPENSION FOR MY GASSER!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

I KNOW IT TOOK A LOOOOONG TIME BUT I AM GETTING IT DONE!!! :wink: :wink: :lol: :lol:

http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/8652/0000468uh8.jpg

i have some more gussets and bracing to do / then another paint job on the frame and i will be ready for motor mounts and my narrowed rear end[ which isn't built yet :oops: ]

topsportsman1
10-02-2007, 03:14 PM
Looks cool lively,are you going to put the ranchero on that?

Keep up the good work,keep us posted.
Are you going to work on it all winter?

woodsman
10-02-2007, 03:14 PM
Lively looks like you are doing all the good. It don't come easy thats for sure stay at it. And keep updating with the pic. Good job on the frame.

qtrmile2
10-02-2007, 03:22 PM
That's cool Lively. Looks like you have a great start. When can I come and watch you at Gateway? Seriously, good luck and stay with it. Can't wait to see progress pics. :wink:

jbsjunk
10-02-2007, 06:56 PM
GO CART!!!

3 or 5 horse briggs going on that? :lol:

Racefab57
10-02-2007, 08:00 PM
Excellent start lively, really kool to build a chassis old school!!!!Cant wait to see more man!!! David.

chevguy65
10-03-2007, 04:13 AM
Looks good!!!!!

When your done ya wanna build me a custom chassis :P :P :P

bjuice
10-03-2007, 04:37 AM
many good things to come from this state of being......looks like mommy is standing in the background with hands on hips.....going "lively" get that car back in my shop >....lol

good luck i am sure it will be niece when your done..keep us posted.

Brian

lookingaround
10-03-2007, 01:17 PM
thats going to be a cool ride lively

spib
10-03-2007, 01:53 PM
looks good, I like the big tires and the wheels are going to be cool!!!!! CONGRATS

lotsof454sss
10-03-2007, 06:01 PM
Congrats lively...Looking good my man and keep her going... gas and burning rubber fumes for you next summer....

woodsman
10-09-2007, 03:15 PM
Lively I was looking at your build again and was wondering what kind of engine you where planning on putting in it. Are you going to get a crate motor or you have one built already and how narrow are you going to go with the rearend and gear because that looks like some big meats on it now.

chevguy65
10-09-2007, 04:11 PM
Looks great Lively

lively
10-09-2007, 07:20 PM
THANKS GUYS FOR ALL THE GOOD COMMENTS!!! :oops: :oops: :oops: --TO ANSWER A FEW ???? ON HERE!1

1- I AM GOING TO INSTALL THE RANCHERO BODY /FLOORS/ AND PARTIAL BED FLOOR ON THIS FRAME[ I WILL CUT AND FIT IT TO THE FRAME AND WELD IT IN LIKE THE UNIBODY BEFORE WAS/ THE NEW FRAME IS DESIGNED TO FOLLOW THE OLD FIREWALL AND CAB FLOORS :idea: :idea:

2-I AM TAKING THE OLD FRONT SHEETMETAL AND MAKING IT A ONE PIECE TILT UNIT

3-THE REAR END IS MOVED FOWARD 9 INCHES AND THE FRONT AXLE IS 6 INCHES FOWARD OF THE STOCK WHEEL LOCATION-[106 INCH WHEELBASE NOW]

4- THE ENGINE IS A WARMED UP 68 TORINO 302 W/TUNNEL RAM/ HOMEMADE FENDERWELL HEADERS/A SMALL CAM---C4 AUTOMATIC[ FOR NOW]---AND 4.56 GEARS IN THE REAR

5-THE REAR END IS 49 INCHES OUTSIDE OF DRUMS 8) 8) -WITH 60 INCH OLD STYLE LADDER BARS THAT I AM BUILDING AT THIS TIME/ LEAF SPRINGS OFF OF A CHRYSLER

6-AND YES JBSJUNK--I HAVE A 10 HORSE BRIGGS BESIDE MY GARAGE AT THIS TIME THAT MY SON IS JUST ITCHING TO PUT IN THERE!!!!! :lol: :lol:

THANKS AGAIN GUYS FOR YOUR COMMENTS AND HELP IN GETTING THIS TOGETHER---LIVELY IN ILLINOIS :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :D :D

woodsman
10-09-2007, 07:59 PM
Sounds good brother can't wait to see the next pic.

etbird
10-10-2007, 06:18 PM
[quote="lively"]THANKS GUYS FOR ALL THE GOOD COMMENTS!!! :oops: :oops: :oops: --TO ANSWER A FEW ???? ON HERE!1



5-THE REAR END IS 49 INCHES OUTSIDE OF DRUMS 8) 8) -WITH 60 INCH OLD STYLE LADDER BARS THAT I AM BUILDING AT THIS TIME/ LEAF SPRINGS OFF OF A CHRYSLER


Well I know it will all work out and be bad a$$, you have chrysler parts on it.

lively
10-23-2007, 02:20 PM
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BODY CUT AND FITTED ON NEW FRAME!!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

chevguy65
10-23-2007, 02:28 PM
Lively,

Excellent work my friend!!!!!!!!

That lil Ranchero is going to be bad to the bone!!!!! 8) 8) 8)

woodsman
10-23-2007, 04:58 PM
Lively we are all going to have to take turns with you taking us for a ride in that wild hotrod. Man it looks like a gas.

Racefab57
10-24-2007, 08:05 PM
Lively, AWESOME my man, old school thats great,I WANT A RIDE!!! David.

fastbowtie
10-25-2007, 05:12 AM
Dennis
Your ride is comming along nicely .Great work it should be killer when ya finish it . :wink:
What are your engine & tranny plans My next door neighbor has A sweet 429 :shock:

olds48
12-28-2007, 02:21 PM
Lively,that is the best stance I've seen in awhile.Your car sits perfect.Wheels are perfect.Paint is perfect.That is by far the coolest El Camino :lol: I've seen in a long time.Very good job.