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    Default 58/55 Chevy Truck Project

    Hello guys I'm new here and decided a nice way to introduce myself is to show you the project I've been working on. Its taking longer than I thought but things got out of hand with the mods.

    Here is what I started with.
    1958 Chevy Big Window I only bought it for the cab. I bought it from a guy that kept it
    in a trailer park.

    So I’ll start with the frame I install a Mustang II, 4 link and c-notched the rear of the frame.

    Last edited by bam55; 01-13-2014 at 11:53 AM.

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    I made a frame rotisserie out of two engine stands to get the frame ready for paint.




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    8.5 Chevy Rearend Narrowed to 58 inches (mounting point to mounting point) with moser housing ends and axles.




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    4 Link install.


    I had to modify the caliper bracket and the axles retainer to install my disc brakes. Here is what I came up with.


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    The rearend completed . I cut those micky mouse ears off the rearend to make it clear the bed floor and it also looks better.


    I had to redo the c-notch for more clearance for a lower stance.




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