55/58 Chevy Truck Project.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:50 pm
Please post a video when you fire that thing up. Would love to hear it running.
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'68 Coronet R/T wrote:Please post a video when you fire that thing up. Would love to hear it running.


And then bring it up to the Goodguys next March 30 - 31, 2019 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA.

I think that we will be able to find that truck!
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'68 Coronet R/T wrote:Please post a video when you fire that thing up. Would love to hear it running.

You asked for it.lol
The wifey said the truck was way too loud.lol She will be in it with me and I want her comfortable so I had to compromise. I installed new mufflers. The were cheap but got good reviews. So for the price I tried them. They are Jones Exhaust Max Air Flows.

Heres what the truck sounds like now
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmnrz3v1YTs
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:08 pm
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'68 Coronet R/T wrote:Please post a video when you fire that thing up. Would love to hear it running.


And then bring it up to the Goodguys next March 30 - 31, 2019 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA.
I think that we will be able to find that truck!


From your lips to the hotrod gods eyes. I hope, wish, and pray its done by that time.lol
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:23 pm
Sounds great!
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BAM55 wrote:From you lips to the hotrod gods eyes. I hope, wish, and pray its done by that time.lol


Already got you scheduled in and I'll buy you a beer.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:24 pm
Now let there be lights
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:48 pm
I see you opted to paint the headlight surrounds rather than go with the chrome like this guy did.
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I think they look good both ways but your being painted gives it a nice clean look.
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'68 Coronet R/T wrote:I see you opted to paint the headlight surrounds rather than go with the chrome like this guy did.
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I think they look good both ways but your being painted gives it a nice clean look.

I don't know for sure if I'm going to keep it that way. I had some laying around and they were not worth chroming so I thought l'd paint them body color and see if I like it. Its growing on me. I like it more and more each time I look at it. But I will not know for sure if I'm going to keep it until I put the bumper on. I have a some mods to do to the bumper first. 3 screws is not hard to change if I decide to go chrome. I'm not a really a chrome person myself. I do think it gives my truck a cleaner look, especially with the parking lights/turn signals shaved.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:23 pm
I believe in having working parking brakes but I wanted a electric parking brake, but I was not willing to pay 400 bucks for one so I fabricated my own.

I have this wired when the parking brake is on the little (P) stays lit.

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It works pretty good
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