BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER.... A's, G's & E's


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dougtappan

Number of posts : 238
Location : hopkinton ma.
Registration date : 2014-08-19

making progress

Post by dougtappan on 9th October 2015, 13:35

After over a year waiting for a guy to get me 2 rear springs for my 67 I think I may see them in a week or so but since I'm recuperating after prostate surgery and my son is home for the day I thought I would get some pics up to see my progress. The front axle has new brass bushings and is back in the van I found a M420 Muncie4 speed so I will have my rat fink shifter after all.I needed a whole side to make my baby a no door I was willing to go anywhere this side of the Mississippi to get it and pan58head had one in NH awesome guy to deal with. I guess i'll put up some pics.As I mentioned I'm turning my van into a no door If any body has done this I could use all the advice I can get. To hard to caption all the pics so the only ones I haven't talked about are the ones of the tramway I had to build to roll the van out of the shed to have it sandblasted.I than painted the bottom with self etching primer and POR 15 topcoat

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Vantasia

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Location : New Jersey
Age : 63
Registration date : 2013-08-18

Re: making progress

Post by Vantasia on 9th October 2015, 18:37

Nice work. Aging sucks too, I'll admit I take flomax, what can you do? Live life to the fullest! Good luck with everything!
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Digz

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Location : United States Six Lakes MI
Registration date : 2008-05-17

Re: making progress

Post by Digz on 9th October 2015, 19:15

Wow ! Neat set up and looking good !!
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savage

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Location : Where Rust Never Sleeps in Ft Wayne IN
Registration date : 2008-05-15

Re: making progress

Post by savage on 10th October 2015, 04:01

Major progress. Did you uses to work for raii road?? Nice set up
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m1dadio
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Location : Victoria B.C.
Registration date : 2008-10-06

Re: making progress

Post by m1dadio on 10th October 2015, 09:54

OK! I have to give extra points on this one purly for the inovative force and will power to get the job done with availible resourses.
great work! The van is coming along nicely.

M1D
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gkpost

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Location : nh
Age : 49
Registration date : 2010-10-16

Re: making progress

Post by gkpost on 10th October 2015, 09:58

Nice work you're a "MADMAN" !!!
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m1dadio
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Re: making progress

Post by m1dadio on 10th October 2015, 10:39

Lets see your front brakes on both sides. That one picture looks like both primary shoes on one side

m1D
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dougtappan

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Location : hopkinton ma.
Registration date : 2014-08-19

brake shoes

Post by dougtappan on 10th October 2015, 12:33

M1 awesome call I saw what you were talking about the minute I looked at the picture. you are absolutely right. So I started digging and I need to know if I am correct in thinking the PRIMARY shoe is the REAR shoe. Donnie referred to it as facing the bumper.When you put the rear shoes on its the only way that makes sense.
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m1dadio
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Re: making progress

Post by m1dadio on 10th October 2015, 20:06

The primary shoe is the the one with the shorter pad and it goes forward of the axle. The self adjuster stuff and the park brake lever all go on the secondary shoe to the rear of the axle.

M1D
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old blue 68 gmc

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Location : ohio
Registration date : 2015-04-22

Re: making progress

Post by old blue 68 gmc on 24th October 2015, 18:26

nice work on the home made body roller
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chopper tom

Number of posts : 87
Location : whitesburg, kentucky
Registration date : 2014-02-24

Re: making progress

Post by chopper tom on 25th October 2015, 06:46

looks good man! never seen a woodin rotisery before ,looks like it worked well!
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rdsrds123

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Location : baltimore
Registration date : 2015-09-27

Re: making progress

Post by rdsrds123 on 25th October 2015, 17:43

shazam!
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gregb

Number of posts : 83
Location : vancouver Bc
Age : 55
Registration date : 2015-09-06

Re: making progress

Post by gregb on 26th October 2015, 14:40

lookin awesome !!

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