We hope to show some of the pictures of the
construction as it proceeds.
September 23, 2001 work begins in earnest
Chassis nears completion, awaiting wheels and
The owner is participating in this construction.
Speaking of bodies... ah, well, it is a start
body meets frame
A few minor modifications
sometimes you have to break and egg to make an omlette
body mounts are complete, now to make everything fit.
Tubbing the "A"
my sheet metal guy can work wonders
tubs fit like a glove, thanks Bruce.
YOU CAN CONTACT BRUCE VIA EMAIL
not a "car-guy" but he can make sheet metal sing.
I have used him for not only the tubs but also the
"home made" box on my shop truck .
great work at fair prices.
very late in the evening but we could not resist
this is held together with sticky tape, it will take
months of hard work to get the car back to this
shape, from here we blow it apart and massage every
panel and bracket.......
the progress will be meticulous and very very slow
getting ready to fill the roof
oh oh, owner heading in a new direction.... flat black is back
Moving Right Along The Old Fashioned Way
Paul---- The Neighbourhood Car Guy Knows How To Shoot
Paul Had Some Left Over Paint (Just To Seal The Primer For The Winter)
"Some Paint" That Is About Half A Gallon "Short"
All He Knows Is That It Is FORD Titainium........
July 23,2002 10 Months To The Day And We Are Down To The Wiring
A Week Later And Back To Basic Grey...... Fooling Around
As We Ready For Rad And Rest Of Wiring
It Will Wear Conservative Grey Suit For The First "Shakedown
The Fine Details Make The Rod
Simple Things Like A Gas Door Can Involve Tens Of Hours Of Work
Coming Along Nicely
Final Wiring And Hook Up Of Throttle And Kick-Down Cable
Soon To Be Fired Up
JANUARY 25, 2003 THE BIG DAY ARRIVES
TIME TO FIRE IT UP AND SEE IF IT STEERS AND STOPS.
I CALL ON THE SERVICES OF MY MASTER MECHANIC (PAUL) TO BRING
THE OLD 350 TO LIFE, THE BRAKES ARE BLED AND THE RADIATOR IS FILLED
WITH FRESH COLUMBIA SPRINGS WATER.
THE RAIN GODS CO-OPERATE AND THE SUN COMES OUT......
ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL DAY ON THE WEST COAST....
WINTER DOES NOT GET ANY BETTER IT IS A BALMY 13 DEGREES CELSIUS TODAY
A COUPLE OF MINOR TWEAKS FROM PAUL THE CHIEF ENGINEER
MASTER ENGINE BUILDER.
JUST THE RIGHT STUFF..... IT DOES NOT GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS
NOW FOR THE GLASS, CLOTH, WHEELS AND TIRES.
THE ACTUAL WORK FOR THE TROLL IS ALMOST COMPLETE EXCEPT FOR
PRESENTING THE BILL AND BIDDING ADIEU TO ANOTHER SATISFIED CUSTOMER
Clancy decided to fit a one piece hood from trolls
notice the distinctive crease down the center of the hood. When painted it will
be reminiscent of the center hinge but still maintain the practical aspect of a
one piece hood. In this picture it is still to be fitted and mounted but due to the
troll's skill this can be accomplished complete for under $300 thanks to the help of
bruce the sheet metal guy..... firstname.lastname@example.org
LETTER OF APPRECIATION UPON COMPLETION OF MECHANICAL INSPECTION