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Dave's 68 Cutlass Project

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Fitting new fiberglass front bumper to my Cutlass

Roll cage and rear plate

Kirky Aluminum Drag Seat

New Bumper with all holes drilled and brackets added

Painless Switch box installed on lower dash bar. My good Friend Dana Dwyer gave me this box! It was a great addition to this car.

New MSD coil installed. Pardon the dusty motor!

Repairs made to the grill assembly. No one that I know of makes a reproduction 1968 Old Cutlass Grill. So I redid mine. It required a lot of work but it's almost as good as new now. Here's just one of the many repairs I made to it.

Here's a shot of the grill after I got it in primer. IT's since been painted, I'll post some pics of that soon.

Here's a shot of all the repairs made to the bottom of the assembly. That's carbon fiber 5.4 oz. bidirectional cloth on the repairs. Much stronger than fiberglass and lighter too. Also more expensive.

A jig I made for welding on the seat brackets

This is how I welded the main hoop to the frame. Because the top part of the frame rail slants downard about 45 degrees it makes welding onto it almost impossible. I just built a platform out of steel plate and welded the whole Marry Ann to the top of the frame rail.

Here's a pic of the GlassTek Fiberglass hood and the scoop assembly I installed on it. I incorporated the factory Cutlass hood vents.


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