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  1. This is a hard chassis to get low enough. The more I think about it I made my own spindles and upper control arms. I also moved the rear wheelhouses up to allow the back to come down. I cut them off put a 1/16 inch spaced in then glued them back on.

  2. On 7/30/2022 at 2:54 PM, Pierre Rivard said:

    Jason, beautiful work and fast! 

    If I may suggest, having built two, do a lot of testing on suspension installation. Some mods needed to get a proper NASCAR ride height. The rear is pretty easy by tweaking spring shapes but the front is trickier. Suggest you consider separating the lower arm (and attached torsion bar) from the K frame so you can move it up to lower the stance.

    And flip the spindles upside down and use on opposite sides if I remember correctly 

  3. On 6/19/2022 at 8:18 PM, tim boyd said:

    Here's an image of the prior generation ('78/'79} Holiday Coupe exterior and interior.  Very seldom one of those would be built without a vinyl roof.  This image taken at the 2018 Oldsmobile Reunion in Lansing, Michigan.  Extensive Olds Reunion event pictures at this link for any Olds fan who might be interested....TB ...

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    I’d love to have that

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  4. 3 hours ago, Bills72sj said:

    I agree the wheels really step it up. What are you doing for windows?

    Well. I ordered some tinted clear sheet for that purpose. But the folks I ordered it from were stupid and shipped it in a bubble envelope. Came to me looking  like a screwdriver tap danced on it. Waiting for replacements now!

  5. 8 hours ago, MarkJ said:

    Thanks, Tim, I have never had good success with airbrush or rattle cans and the toxicity issues forces me outside to deal with the heat and humidity and junk falling out of the trees on my builds. not to mention orange peel issues, run issues, dulling out paint issues, mostly caused by humidity and the cleanup of the airbrush after the paint session. The cleanup with brush painting is in my kitchen sink with dawn dishwashing detergent. Can't get any easier than that. I just need to figure out how to get the paint to flow better to completely eliminate the brush marks, so I don't have to polish as much. Pierre has found the secret, but I'm still working on it.

    Ok just wondering cause me and a brush don’t get along well at all!😁

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