the 1942 pontiac

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welp, im gluten for punishment.so, i started another one.
it all started 12 yrs ago, when i put my 42 pontiac coupe on a 91 caprice chassis.
well the b body was too wide, and it needed to get something done, so it sat for 10 years.

been cleaning up the yard and i noticed a stack of parts that could be made into a viable vehicle.

so, my OCD got me goin on this thing.
i havnt spent a dime on it yet, but ive been rap1ng parts from my collection to get some progress done.

plans are to get it running with the bare minimum as i can,
i need it to be moving on its own!
ive got a turbo block and a 2 wd C6

i found a 66 elcamino front end, and pieced it in.
worked perfectly!
now i really hated the looks of the firewall, so like i do..
i went to town.
borrowed a bead roller and started rollin...
i currently have most of the panels done,
waiting for trans cross member mounts to come in tomorrow, and i can pull the engine/trans and finish up the welding.

enjoy!
 

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more progress
 

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now that i have a sand blasting booth, i decided to sandblast the block so i can get a decent paintjob on it.

mexicali chrome and afrocali gold!
 

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rear floor piece made, needs some bead rollin!
just pulled the engine and trans to do the tunnel
after floors are done im gonna blast the entire inside, then weld it all up.
 

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Wow, I wish you lived closer... I'd hang out and pick your brain. Well, if you would tolerate me. Impressive!!!
 

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more metal work
 

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I just got a Pontiac myself......it's a 91 GTA and will not be getting an IDI swap. Either way, when you drive a Pontiac, you ARE "driving excitement". There's an old Pontiac commercial from the late 80's that's really a music video almost 3min long "ride Pontiac ride", it'll get you way more crunk than Alan Jackson carooning about a Ford truck, though not near as chill as Steve Miller sweetly dreaming of Mercurys. You could do a really dynamic video of your build with it. That being said.....get on your Pontiac and ride Pontiac ride!
 

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I just got a Pontiac myself......it's a 91 GTA and will not be getting an IDI swap. Either way, when you drive a Pontiac, you ARE "driving excitement". There's an old Pontiac commercial from the late 80's that's really a music video almost 3min long "ride Pontiac ride", it'll get you way more crunk than Alan Jackson carooning about a Ford truck, though not near as chill as Steve Miller sweetly dreaming of Mercurys. You could do a really dynamic video of your build with it. That being said.....get on your Pontiac and ride Pontiac ride!
i drive pontiacs almost daily :D
 

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Then by all means....GET ON YOUR PONTIAC AND RIDE!!!

personally, I can't fit into the firebird (KITT), I'm not fat, just tall and not flexible. The car is totally for my wife.
 

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Like watching you do your projects, wish I was around someone when I was a kid to inspire me at the time.

Looks like the neighbor hood going down the tube, with the Stack and Pack`s across the street from you. Crime will be going up, and they will be pushing you out.
You are making the hood look bad.


Goat
 

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"They" are making the street look bad.
Now I have to hunt for his pad off the highway
 

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"They" are making the street look bad.
Now I have to hunt for his pad off the highway
the good news is that T is almost back to her old self! and we can finally do some wheeling again!
 
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