See monthly update links above.
Hood is final primed and ready to final sand and paint
Front suspension coming in soon. Control arms are painted, detailed and put back on.
November 2, 2010 - Front end coming along. Waiting for my big brake kit come in from CPP.
Bed Mount Frame Brackets for 60-66 Chevy GMC truck C-10 C-20 short bed SWB
66 1966 Chevy CHEVROLET Car & Truck Chrome License Plate Frame
OER K8097 Door Frame Weatherstrip 1960-66 Chevy/GMC Truck 2/pkg
1964-66 Chevy & GMC Truck Chrome Vent Window Frame, Pair
The crossmember you see in the back will be replaced with a CPP unit. Rivets are cut and that's ready to come out.
Firewall is bare. A lot of these holes will be welded up.
November 5,2010 Off to the sandblaster.
Hope the cab doesn't come back looking like a piece of swiss cheese...lol
Actually, the cab is extremely clean. 0 rust above the front windshield. 0 rust on the cab corners.
The worst area is where the windshield wiper motor mounts to the cab.
Weird place for it to rust!
New big brake kit ready to be installed (13" rotors)
Power steering box in place along with stainless steel brake lines
Waiting for the dropped spindles (back-ordered)
"Smooth" front bumper
November 19th, 2010
New tubular trailing arms versus the original style
New 'dropped' trailing arm crossmember. Note the exhaust cutouts
Start welding holes for a 'clean' firewall
Ready to prime 11/26/10
Zero rust - the black spot on the left is a paint spot that was left from the sandblaster