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Forum: Lounge 03-31-2020, 03:53 PM
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Posted By kwhizz
Got the forward mounts put in today to get the...

Got the forward mounts put in today to get the tank install completed.... Next fabricate the fuel lines....
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Forum: Lounge 03-30-2020, 09:15 PM
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Posted By kwhizz
When we are finished we will fabricate a storage...

When we are finished we will fabricate a storage compartment above the gas tank..... Also the power steering pump came in today so I got that all finished up along with the belt installation.... I...
Forum: Lounge 03-30-2020, 06:41 PM
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Posted By kwhizz
Started the day with a big hole in the floor...

Started the day with a big hole in the floor where the spare tire well was....Got the rear mounts for the Rick's tank installed..... and got the tank installed..... And I have to make some new side...
Forum: Lounge 03-29-2020, 08:01 PM
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Posted By kwhizz
Continuing with the process..... Not gonna miss...

Continuing with the process..... Not gonna miss some of this old sheet...
Forum: Lounge 03-29-2020, 12:36 PM
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Posted By kwhizz
Made new mounts and welded them in... The engine...

Made new mounts and welded them in... The engine is now about 3/16 towards the passenger side, so I picked up a good 1/2" of clearance on the drivers side..... The new steering box (ordered) will...
Forum: Lounge 03-29-2020, 12:06 PM
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Posted By kwhizz
New box ordered.... Don't want to take a...

New box ordered.... Don't want to take a chance... If it leaks.....Well.....

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Forum: Lounge 03-28-2020, 11:28 AM
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Posted By kwhizz
Happy Birthday Tom !!!!!!!!!

Happy Birthday Tom !!!!!!!!!
Forum: Lounge 03-27-2020, 07:44 PM
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Posted By kwhizz
Well..... The car had a small block Chevy...

Well..... The car had a small block Chevy installed in it some time in it's past....When the frame mounts were welded in at that time it, ended up that the engine was off-center about 3/8" towards...
Forum: Lounge 03-25-2020, 11:24 PM
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Posted By kwhizz
Went over to Frameup and Donnie gave me some...

Went over to Frameup and Donnie gave me some mock-up A/C units to see what would fit..... Ended up figuring it out and got everything ordered... Got a condenser for the radiator that they had in...
Forum: Lounge 03-24-2020, 12:12 AM
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Posted By kwhizz
Got the Lokar cable shifter and the Dakota...

Got the Lokar cable shifter and the Dakota Digital GSS-3000 installed today Just about ready to neaten up the trans tunnel opening and get the new tunnel installed.... Time to start researching...
Forum: Lounge 03-22-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By kwhizz
Moving along.... Had to make a Firewall spacer...

Moving along.... Had to make a Firewall spacer for the Hydra-Boost to get the linkage to work out with the brake pedal.... Got the steering column mounted to the firewall also.... waiting for some...
Forum: Lounge 03-20-2020, 02:13 AM
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Posted By kwhizz
Got the firewall patched and sealed around the...

Got the firewall patched and sealed around the Hydra-Boost..... Got the ECM and Trans modules mounted along with the GM connect and Cruise Fuse panel.... Waiting for more parts to show up . ...
Forum: Lounge 03-18-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,675
Posted By kwhizz
Got the shortened driveshaft back and...

Got the shortened driveshaft back and installed... Took the old firewall bracket and modified it to accept the existing Brake swing pedal assy and the new Hydra-Boost assy........ I also moved the...
Forum: Lounge 03-15-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,675
Posted By kwhizz
Today was a good day.... No steps...

Today was a good day.... No steps back..LOL..... We are putting on a Holley front drive set-up....Very well engineered kit..... But..... The hardest thing to do on a LS engine is to change the...
Forum: Lounge 03-14-2020, 05:51 PM
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Views: 4,675
Posted By kwhizz
So. Jeff and Judy decided to go with a...

So. Jeff and Judy decided to go with a Hydra-Boost braking system .. Good Choice !!!!!... Ordered... The exhaust on the drivers side was going to be a problem... We ordered a set of Holley...
Forum: Lounge 03-11-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,675
Posted By kwhizz
The pieces are falling together.... After...

The pieces are falling together.... After getting the Exhaust manifold issue resolved (hopefully). The next thing that could have become an issue was the power brake booster positioning.... Was...
Forum: Lounge 03-10-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By kwhizz
Swapped put the pans today.... If you are doing...

Swapped put the pans today.... If you are doing a LS swap into a 55-57 Buick, Olds, or Pontiac the 302-1 Pan is the one you need.... Fits...
Forum: Lounge 03-10-2020, 12:02 AM
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Posted By kwhizz
So. The Pontiac has a "X" frame unlike...

So. The Pontiac has a "X" frame unlike Chevy's.... and with this conversion with the 4L70E being longer I had to make a new trans crossmember..... The existing one was just a piece of 3/8" thick...
Forum: Lounge 03-08-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By kwhizz
Well..... Got the engine in and now that wide...

Well..... Got the engine in and now that wide open engine compartment is getting full... Mainly on the driver side....When Jeff had the car converted to 4 wheel disc brakes previously.....they used...
Forum: Lounge 03-08-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,675
Posted By kwhizz
Getting ready for the Engine install soon.. ...

Getting ready for the Engine install soon..

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Forum: Lounge 03-01-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,675
Posted By kwhizz
Got the engine mount adaptor plates installed...

Got the engine mount adaptor plates installed along with getting the pan changed ..

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Forum: Lounge 02-28-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,675
Posted By kwhizz
Got the Floor patch panel welded in today and got...

Got the Floor patch panel welded in today and got the drivetrain delivered to the house... I thought I was going to be able to save Jeff and Judy some $$ by being able to use the as delivered oil...
Forum: Lounge 02-26-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By kwhizz
Got the steering column in and got the connection...

Got the steering column in and got the connection to the box finished Going to put a Patch panel on the Passenger side Floor pan ..... I'll be welding that in today after treating the floor with...
Forum: Lounge 02-23-2020, 03:22 PM
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Views: 4,675
Posted By kwhizz
Did some more disassembly this morning...........

Did some more disassembly this morning........ Got all the wires that will be replaced with the rewire out...... Removed the make shift trans tunnel . There are some rust holes thru the front floor...
Forum: Lounge 02-21-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By kwhizz
The frame is not similar to the normal 55-57...

The frame is not similar to the normal 55-57 Chevy Frames...… The box is now permanetly.in place...… The upper two mount holes lined up and I was going to drill a 3/4" hole thru the frame and weld in...
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