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Old 08-03-2017, 01:15 PM   #126
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

With that underslung part at the rear of the bed I'd be tempted to build storage.

You can still have the elevated bed floor appearance overall, but hinge the rear portion (or the whole thing!) and have 4ft wide by whatever the length is for all sorts of things. Your battery, maybe a small spare or just tools. could be VERY cool. Just an idea. YMMV
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Old 08-07-2017, 01:12 AM   #127
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

Last night got the under slung all cut out and tacked in place on the frame
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Old 10-11-2017, 11:59 PM   #128
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What's up guys it's been a while but got another piece of the puzzle tonight. Picked up a small block 350 from a good friend of mine for $250 got it home looked up the casting numbers and it says it could either be a 2 or 4 bolt main but it's definetly a 350 from 77-79 so looking forward to making some big strides.
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:32 AM   #129
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

nice, can't go wrong with a sbc. but if you got time, I'd tear it all down and re ring, bearing and gasket it. Every sbc I have got used, has had a major issue. at very least, just do a compression test on it bf you spend too much time on running it. Just my take.
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Old 11-12-2017, 12:37 AM   #130
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

99 that's the plan man I wanna tear it down quickly for a go through and make sure everything is up to par. Today I scored a th350 for 150 bucks and I swapped the guy my visor for a core support he had so I made some progress today. The crunch is getting really real 139 days until our wedding
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Old 11-13-2017, 11:49 PM   #131
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don't stress it man, if truck isn't done don't let it disrupt your wedding. atleast have it together and get some photos with it.
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:06 AM   #132
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

What's up guys been trying to make some steady progress over the past few weeks tonight I got the rear tabs all welded in and mounted up all the link bars and put the re end through itits travel
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:20 AM   #133
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

nice....any plans for braces on the front upper bar mount.?.... (I believe in lots of bracing)...haha
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:23 PM   #134
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

keep chipping away
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52' 3100 Slowly in progress, will be painted two toned, have 235 with a t-5, lowered OG frame

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Old 01-08-2018, 01:52 PM   #135
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

Yes sir I've got 3 more bracing pieces for each link bar mount they are gonna be plenty strong when I get them all in I'll post pictures whenever I get back in the shop (hopefully Tuesday) huge perk that my best friend runs a laser table at work and his work allows home to cut stuff for himself so I just draw stuff out and he makes it.
Thanks 99 tryin to get it to roller status for lonestar throwdown in February
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:09 PM   #136
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Tonight got the rear bag brackets in place and welded up hopefully by Thursday I'll have all the bracing on the link bar tabs and hopefully get moved to the front
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:38 AM   #137
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

looking good!


what is the underdog for? I have seen guys with big wheels use an underdog frame before but never an over and under.
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Old 05-11-2018, 09:50 PM   #138
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Just added strength and something else to drag
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Old 05-11-2018, 09:52 PM   #139
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Here's a couple recent photos I'll upload more in a bit
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Old 05-12-2018, 11:10 AM   #140
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

keep at it, cool you had it out
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Re: 51 chevy 3100 5 window build

doesnt really look any lower than when you got it!




always nice to get em out in the sun
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Old 07-01-2018, 05:34 PM   #142
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Right lol except it was buried in dirt on 4 flat tires lol. Anyone have any recommendations on setting the core support up?
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