[Spridgets] Frankly, it's progress

derf derf247 at gmail.com
Thu May 3 14:14:21 MDT 2018

Pics or it ain't really happening.

On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 11:00 PM, 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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