OUR PROJECTS » 1950-1959
Replace the old front-end with a new Fat Man Fabrication Hub-to-Hub IFS with boxing plates for frame. Remove the stock rear-end and suspension and install a Rutter's Rod Shop '72 Nova Posi rear-end with the owner-supplied suspension kit.
Here's a unique project since we don't see M37/M43's everyday. Our mission was to restore the body including replacing the wooden canopy bows and boards and canvas and get her running smoothly.
Complete build including a lot of metal repair work to rockers, doors, floors, etc., a Fat Man Fabrications MII Stage II Frame Stub Hub-to-Hub, a PRC custom aluminum radiator, a Tanks, Inc. fuel tank, power windows, new glass, plus body and paint.
Main body sheet metal replacement and repair.
Rebuild motor, rebuild transmission, install new PRC aluminum radiator, repair drive shaft, install new brake assembly, miscellaneous repairs and adjustments.
Finish and repair work completed unsuccessfully at a previous shop. Add body and Paint.
Remove old bench seat and replace with bucket seats, insulate cab with Dynamat, box the front frame and rework motor mounts, etc.
Ronnie came in with what looked to be a very nice Olds 88 and then the fun began. Click on the first picture to follow along with the build which included body, paint and some really trick customization by the team at Rutter's Rod Shop.
Rebuild motor, replace fuel tank, plus miscellaneous adjustments and repairs.
Replace motor with new crate motor. Paint new motor. Replace radiator with new aluminum radiator. Replace clutch assembly and water pump. Degrease, clean and paint engine bay.