file 1966 Ford Galaxie 7-Litre Complete Restoration at V8 Speed & Resto Shop

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05 Mar 2015 10:33 #581 by oestek

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05 Mar 2015 10:33 #582 by oestek
The body was primed, save for the areas we knew we were removing.





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05 Mar 2015 19:20 #584 by TopBlissGT
looking good guys.. Love that new media blasting too. Really works. god. Better then the old days when we used chemical stripper and almost passed out from the fumes and the burnt skin

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05 Mar 2015 19:47 #588 by Qball
Quite the archeological dig you have with this one. I'm liking it!

-Mike

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07 Jul 2015 16:10 #1114 by oestek

Qball wrote: Quite the archeological dig you have with this one. I'm liking it!


Yes, and the digging gets deeper...


The frame on this car had some obvious repairs over the years. We noticed that these large sections of angle iron steel were added to “fix” something… wonder what it is?



After a little cutting with a wheel on both sides of the frame…



… these giant holes were revealed on the driver’s and passenger side of the frame! Yucko.



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07 Jul 2015 16:11 #1115 by oestek
Obviously, the correct way to repair this stuff is not to just hide it under a patch. The top side of the frame was still intact. Out comes the rusty metal.



We measured the rails and determined that 2” x 2” box channel is a perfect fit inside the stock rails. We elected to leave all 4 sides of the box tube intact to add a little more rigidity to the stock frame. The reinforcements were MIG welded in place, and ground flush.







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