CONCEPT PICTURE

Updated 2/24/09

KEN GRAINGER'S

57 BELAIR CONVERTIBLE

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TEST FITTING ONE PEICE FLOOR PAN

TEST FITTING TRUNK PAN

NEW WHEEL TUBS

NEW COMPLETE DOORS FROM CAR'S inc

NEW INNER PANS

TEST FITTING FLOOR AND TUBS

TESTING NEW B PILLER

TOE PANS ROUGHED IN WITH METAL TO METAL

NEW INNER QT'S

TEST FITTING

TEST FITTING

NEW TOE BOARDS

NEW HINDGES

NEW FLOOR BRACE'S

NEW TAIL PAN AND BRACE

NEW REAR SHELF

NEW DRAIN GUTTER'S

COMPLETE FLOOR PANS AND TRUNK PAN

ALL NEW BRACE'S

NEW INNER FENDER WELLS

NEW QT'S AND ROCKER'S INNER AND OUTER

NEW DOOR'S

PASS SIDE DOOR GAP

DRIVER SIDE DOOR GAP

HEADER AND TOP OF FIREWALL SEALED WITH Z-CHROME

ALL WELDS GROUND DOWN BEFORE FINAL ETCHING

READY FOR ETCHING

COMPLETE CAR ETCHED WITH STAR BLAST MEDIA

READY FOR SEALER

COMPLETE BODY SEALED

READY FOR FRAME

EVERYTHING NEW FROM FIREWALL BACK

GOOD BODY LINES

READY FOR BODY WORK AND PAINT

Floor pan painted Lazor Red

trunk fitting

reshemed and ready for body work

Body put back on frame

ALL NEW FRONT SHEETMETAL

NEW PARTS READY FOR TEST FITTING

NEW FENDERS FROM CAR'S INC.

FITTING FENDER TO DOOR AND ROCKER

NEW COMPLETE HOOD ASSEMBLY

GETTING HOOD READY FOR FITTING

AFTER SKIMING AND BLOCKING, ZCHROME IS APPLYED

ZCHROME USED TO OBTAIN LAZOR STRAIGHT FINISH WHEN BLOCKING

BACK HALF ROUGHED IN

ROCKERS, DOORS, AND FENDERS ARE NEXT

DOOR GAPS WILL BE COMPLETED WHEN BODY IS PUT ON NEW CHASSIS

TAILLIGHTS WERE FITTED WITH NEW PARTS FROM CAR'S INC.

HIGH BUILD USED FOR BLOCKING

READY FOR FIRST WETSANDING

WET SANDED AND READY FOR FEATHER FILL PRIMER

GUIDE COAT ADDED TO CHECK BODY LINES AND SCRATCHS

FRONT END READY FOR BLOCKING

FEATHER FILL USED FOR NEXT BLOCKING

AFTER BLOCKING, TWO MORE COATS OF FEATHER FILL WILL BE APPLYED FOR FINAL WETSANDING

READY FOR WET SANDING AND PAINT

READY FOR FINAL SANDING AND PAINT

ALL JAMS AND GUTTERS NEED MORE BLOCKING BEFORE PAINT

TWO WET COATS OF FEATHER FILL APPLYED

GUIDE COAT APPLYED FOR FINAL WETSANDING

READY FOR PAINT

ALL PARTS READY FOR FINAL WETSANDING

GREAT TRUNK LINES

PAINTER MAY NEED TO BLOCK FIREWALL ONE MORE TIME

HOLES REDRILLED FOR MOLDINGS

FENDERS READY

BODY AND ALL PARTS BLOCKED AND RESEALED WITH FIBER FILL

CHASSIS FROM SRG

13 INCH WILWOOD BRAKES,NICE TOUCH ON RADIATOR SUPPORT BRACE

NICE TOUCH ON CENTER TUNNEL

COOL SWAY BAR SETUP

COILOVER SHOCKS ALL AROUND

NEW TANK WITH BUILT IN PUMP

STAINLESS BACK FROM POLISHER

ALL DENTS REMOVED AND POLISHED

REAREND BLASTED AND PAINTED

READY FOR BODY FITMENT

BENDAL SILVER POWDER COAT

FIRST FITTING LOOKS GOOD SO FAR

READY FOR BODY MOUNTS AND SHIMS

NEW GAS TANK WITH BUILT IN PUMP

BODY COLOR COVERS

READY FOR INSTALL

BILLET BELT SYSTEM

GREAT STANCE

STRAIGHT BODY FRONT TO BACK

GREAT HOOD LINES

POLISHED RAD SYSTEM FITTING

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