Saturday, March 30, 2013

Final fabrication on the '50...

Over the weekend, we were able to finish up all of the heavy fabrication on the '50 Chevy truck.  The original mount mount and core support was utilized so that all of the front sheet metal will bolt up like factory.

Mounting the original 6 in the sub frame presented an interesting problem.  Normally, when installing a V8 in an AD truck that has been subframed, you can use the original engine mounts and move them back about 2".  With a 235 however, the front engine mount needs to be located where there is nothing but open space.  Here is our solution: