31 Buick Construction Images

frameAt painter to pick up body

IMG_0023First assembly

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IMG_0031SS exhaust components

IMG_0033Master cylinder with proportioning valve on right and check valve on left.

IMG_0034Showing front suspension

IMG_0038How I got the body on and off the frame

IMG_0052Checking out the ride height after modifying the rear springs

IMG_0170Checking out alternator clearance with hood sides.  Turns out I had to switch to a serpentine system from Marsh to clear the hood sides.

IMG_0188Notched the rear of the frame to clear the axle.

IMG_0219Frame back from power coater.

IMG_0220Partially assembled.

IMG_0238SS brake line detail, left rear over axle.

IMG_0252Body out of paint.

IMG_0301Wiring the overhead instruments and controls.

IMG_0303Fuse panel under back seat. ¬†Sorry it’s sideways.

IMG_0307Overhead wiring complete.

IMG_2753Frame on rotisserie before stock cross members were removed.

IMG_2756Frame boxed and rivet holes welded up.

IMG_2778Cross members and front suspension mounts welded in.

Powdercoated frameReady for body.

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  1. I AM NEW OWNER OF 31 BUICK, AND THANK YOU FOR MAKEING AVAILABLE THE RESTORATION PICTURES. I AM IN SACRAMENTO AND WELCOME YOU TO REVISIT THE BUICK. WORK # 916-452-6748
    CELL # 916-947-0687 THANKS AGAIN DWAYNE

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