kansasdan
kansasdan
Location: Overland park, KS, USA
Joined: 01/16/2010
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"48Chevrolet"     1948 Chevrolet Thriftmaster

Introduction / Overview:

Started this project in August of 06 and finally finished it April of 09!  Couldn't have done this without the help and guidance of my friends and family.  I wanted to have that vintage engine but the modern convienence of cruising down the highway! 

Drivetrain:

Chevy 261 inline 6 1961 bored with 500cfm edelbrock 4 barrel carb.  Clifford 6=8 intake

700R4 tranny out of a 89 Suburban

Chassis:

89 Jaguar XJ6 independent front suspension with springs cut

S-10 rear end chackles cut and moved to line up with existing springs on truck.  Used a 2" lowering block for the rear.

Wheels and Tires:

American Racing Torq Thrust 18" and 20"

Body & Paint:

PPG Blue Sydney Pearl over black primer (resulting in a little darker color)

 

Interioir: Seat is out of a mid 80's van, not sure it was around and fit perfectly!  Recovered in Vanguard by Futura Vinyl Mahogany with Vanguard Ostrich accents.
Lifestyles: Street Rodder, Build-It, Drive-It, Low Rider