[Spridgets] Frankly, it's progress

Allen Hefner lbc77mg at gmail.com
Thu May 3 07:20:28 MDT 2018

Good work chuck. It sounds like a busy morning.

You said there were extra holes in the dash. Don't forget that Frank
installed a Lucas smoke meter in his cars. Not sure if they are still

Allen Hefner
Norristown, PA

2016 Subaru outback somewhere
2006 Chebbie
1963 Sunbeam Alpine Series III
1967 Triumph TR4A IRS
1964 VW Type I
1967 VW Type II
1967 Rover 2000TC
1977 MG Midget (Sniff!)

On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 12:00 AM, crusaderchuck55 at aol.com via Spridgets <
spridgets at autox.team.net> wrote:

> Frank a race car is moving forward .   the rebuilt control arms with new
> bushings are in the car.  The engine compartment has been painted.  The
> steering rack has been changed out for a decent one with all the hardware
> refinished.  The kingpin spindle assemblies have been degreased and
> properly shimmed and a fresh coat of paint applied.   The shocks Have had
> their oil changed and are reinstalled.  A pedal assembly has been
> dismantled and bead blasted to bare steel and refinished.   A NOS clutch
> master has been installed.   The pedal assembly has been put in place
> awaiting a brake master to be bolted in before I permanently install the
> pedal assembly.  The 2 lower coil spring seats have been bead blasted and
> painted awaiting the decision on front coil springs.  A set of tapered
> roller bearings for the front hubs are literally in transit as I write
> this.  A completely rebuilt set of front calipers are ready to bolt on once
> the front hub & rotor assemblies are put onto the spindles.
> There is a lot to go. Seriously after sitting in storage for so long, The
> car is making great progress.  I've encountered quite a few things that had
> me scratching my head ( Kevin and Ron's heads too!).  Impropperly marked
> hardware, missing hardware are just a few surprises the car had waiting for
> me.  Things are getting sorted out one surprise at a time.   Coming up soon
> will be welding up some hacked holes in a bugeye dash and doing a slightly
> modified switch layout for the racing application.   Lots to come!
> Thank all of you for your help and support.
> Chuck
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