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Old 01-20-2024, 02:44 PM
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Default 427 Alloy Body Build under way ........

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This has been in process for a bit. I can now discuss as its now in my stable...
427 Alloy body
Original style 427 frame and suspension
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Body by Joe Stafford
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Prepping for paint
Planned Viking Blue
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Doing very similar build who did your frame?
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Is that a narrow hip? The Viking blue should stand out on a big block! Cheers, Dennis
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Frame by Lee Benson
Regular hip rear, S/C style not narrow or wide.
Trying to be accurate in design and style.
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Transmission by Mike Miles, transmission master.....
This is my 4th trans from Mike, he is a great resource.
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Wheels...............

Magnesium with Avon's
For now the loaner wheels will stay...
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The 427......
Side oiler 15 thow over
Date correct
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Pre-run after build...... https://www.youtube.com/shorts/bqvtqNOdaNg
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Kirkham differential to avoid issues.....
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Going to love watching this one go together.


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Thanks Bill
It’s back from paint and I’ll share soon.
Needs to take a back seat to HTM111 at moment to allow it to get to paint
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Kirkham differential to avoid issues.....
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Are you going to plumb the rear end??
And did you open the rear end up….& which connection is the Vent??
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Hmmm
Assume plumb is oil circulation. Nope
Vent off cover, will put upwards into the trunk after tin back in.
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Congrats! That is going to be beautiful!
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Where is my popcorn

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Hmmm
Assume plumb is oil circulation. Nope
Vent off cover, will put upwards into the trunk after tin back in.
The vent off of the cover will cause issues….by pumping oil up into the catch can & over heat the diff…

Do a search on. KMS Diff and read about it ….then you’ll understand my question….
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Much appreciated!

Well I'll post paint pics, will keep a weekly forward until I am caught up...
Paint, Cobra Automotive....
Nicely done, color with clear over top.

I installed a KMS front Bumper, one peice alloy and KMS alloy hood handles..

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Lookin great Jeff.
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