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2019 February
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    • I'm in! 1968 Firebird 400. All original (for now). Getting a fuel injected Butler 535, 4L80E, PTC triple disc and Moser 12 bolt this spring. Should be a great summer!  
    • Curtis, well yes and no. Depending on what, where and how you cut, sheet metal will warp or it won’t! In the case of my wife’s “74” all I really used was the roof, tops of the rear quarters and half of the upper pillar post. Would it have been cheaper to find a new car? Maybe, but it would not have had a full frame and all the geometrical weight shifts I made to allow this car o handle. If you look all the upset edges, double layers sheet metal, and back window structure were left in place. This held the rear quarters together. The front pillar posts are a triple structured arch with an inner roof panel to hold that whole structure together. When I put the pillar post halves together I inserted a ½ SS rod about 12” long into the hollow channel that exists, then welded them together. In this way any collision that might occur would never be able to compromise the welds of thin sheet metal. The most damage part of this car was basically the lower firewall/frame mount area and front floor, similar to what you have found. Here are a few more pics to give you an idea of how it progressed.
    • In response to internal concerns that it may have overstated fuel economy and emissions figures, Ford said Thursday that it has hired an outside firm to conduct an investigation as to whether there was any wrongdoing with making its vehicles compliant with federal standards. The automaker's Group Vice President, Sustainability, Environment &...View the full article
    • Ride-hailing company Lyft could beat Uber to IPO Lyft could launch an initial public offering as soon as next week, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster reaches end of the road After two decades, Mercedes-Benz is finally pulling the plug on its Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster. The automaker on Wednesday unveiled the...View the full article
    • OK - I am not find 588 to easily. Is there another code next to it, starting with a letter followed by a 2-digit number? Another thing that might help is if you post a photo of your information source. Build sheet, data tag, etc.
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