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slowrider

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Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:01 am

[img][/img][img][/img]Ifigured this is a good time to start a van timeline. This is the 65 i snagged for $5oo from the second owner.The p.o. was a carpet layer.
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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:04 am

[img][/img]My firs tep was removeing the rust from the floor and patching the holes in it.
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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:09 am

[img][/img]I used a notted wire wheel on a grinder to remove the paint and rust.It also worked well on removeing all the glue that held the carpet on the front wheel wells.
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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by Twinpilot001 on Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:10 am

Lookin Great so far =Kep it up!!cheers
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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:15 am

[img][/img]The color on the dog house lid is what i sprayed on the dog house,floor and wheel wells.
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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:24 am

[img][/img]While the enginecover was off i painted the engine and added chrome calve covers.Its a 350 c.i. paired to a hydraglide useing the original shift lever.
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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:58 am

[img][/img]The original floormat was almost all gone so i made this one out of 2 floormats. Needs to be cleand but it works.
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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:05 am

[img][/img]The original gage cluster and a bunch of the dash was cut out with a torch by the p.o. and a wood dash installed.Iwill be replaceing it but not sure yet wich direction ill go.Im undecided between some nice redoak, wethered barnboard. or a piece of trim from a sawlog with the bark on the top and bottom.
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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by mark-t on Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:54 am

great deal for 500
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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by G-Man on Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:25 am

Looks great!!!
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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 12:34 pm

" /> I changed out the headlights to these.Idrove thell out of this van till the beginning of winter.
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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 12:39 pm

" />I use the van to haul my scoot and other stuff so i decided to go with a foldout sideways.I mlooking for an electric one to replace this one.My travelling companion pablo loves to ride with me.
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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Fri Mar 14, 2014 12:43 pm

" /> Heres the scoot i haul.
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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:55 pm

[img][/img][img][/img]The throttle cable was cobbled together with several cable stops and u bolts.I odered a lokar 108 inch universal cable from summit.Heres the old and new cables.Froze my fingers but got it installed today.
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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by vanny on Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:05 pm

Good progress already!!! Thanks for posting pics and keep the momentum going!


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slowrider

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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by slowrider on Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:00 pm

[img][/img][img][/img]Sinse i have my heater core out i striped and repainted the blower box.
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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by vanny on Thu Mar 27, 2014 6:13 pm

Nice work!


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Re: Slowriders 65 chevy

Post by millwright71 on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:46 pm

Looking really good. Great progress!!

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