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Project "Shoe Box"

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by DareDog, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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    My dad found this online at an auction site 2 months ago, the auction was out near buffalo,

    1955 Chevy bel-air with 19k! yes 19,000 all original car. last time i was on road was 1988.

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  2. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
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    Hope you have big arms to turn that steering wheel!

    PS,what's the story on the tranny leak there?
     
  4. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
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    Plug ,cap and rotor, if it don't start junk it!
     
  6. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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    that is oil from the 05 Chevy my dad took used oil he had filled rocker panels up on the 05 so they wont rust out like all Chevy trucks we see.
     
  7. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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    touched up few rust spots, sandblasted and paint,
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  8. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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    car runs great now, it stops to, got it pedal was soft so put new brake cylinders in it. its got 6 cylinder motor and 3 on the tree.
     
  9. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
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    Wow! That is one hell of a find! Keep posting pics as the project goes if you would. It's really cool watching something like this come together. That is a sweet looking ride, congrats on your purchase.
     
  10. randomb0b123

    randomb0b123 PlowSite.com Addict
    from america
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    great car i like the color
     
  11. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
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    Sweet ride !! Your going to have a great time with that car.
     
  12. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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    I call it Pink :p its coral and shadow grey.

    one of my dads dream cars he always wanted a 55 shoe box not sure why since hes got a 56 Chevy bel air. he had been looking for a while,
     
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  13. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
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    WOW!!! I want.................
     
  14. SNOWLORD

    SNOWLORD Senior Member
    from MN
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    Thats a cool find!! What did it cost?
     
  15. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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    11400 with 10% buyers fee,
     
  16. SNOWLORD

    SNOWLORD Senior Member
    from MN
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    I was going to guess 10k so sounds about right.
     
  17. thelettuceman

    thelettuceman PlowSite.com Addict
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    straight edge or v plow for the front of the chevy .... great lookin' car !!!!!
     
  18. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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    got bumper bracket straighten out,
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  19. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
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    here is before shot of front bumper bracket it is pushed in when it should be pushed out.

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  20. DareDog

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