'62 Frame Conversion - October 2000

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Front suspension located (approximately)


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Engine and trans positioned in frame


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Initial body fit.  Needs to go down about 4 inches.   Will have to trim some fiberglass.


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Shifter seems to be "just right".


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Forming sheet metal frame rails


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Side rails are placed first, then bottom


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More welding and grinding


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Reinforcing plates added on each side

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Front frame rails almost complete



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Almost a 'rolling chassis'

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