Builds Removing SBC conversion, going back to Toyota. 1972 Frame Off

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by Jdc1, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. Jdc1

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    Real time updates from the painter:

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    With the added depth of the Dakota guage pod, the screws from Overland Metric were just a few mm too short. A quick PM to @davework and I had the solution in my hands. Thanks, Dave.

    I also was able to test fit the 2 piece radiator shroud one last time. It’s going to make things a lot easier if it ever has to come apart again(hopefully not).

    I have been picking away at small items and filled the engine with oil. I should be close to firing it up as soon as I have the gauges wired and a fuel line to the carb.

    The first round of black turned out really well and will put us closer to finishing this build.

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    davework Cruiser Hardware: OverlandMetric.com Supporting Vendor

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    Looks great, I really like the idea of the two piece shroud. I feel your pain on that.
     
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    Today, I spent a few hours at the resto shop helping to prep the next round of black.

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