New
Misc01 Misc02 Misc03 Misc04 Misc05 Misc06

LogBookPage 49 Total Views


This Page


Wildwood crusing night.

Night driving in the home town.

prepping the roof for painting.

Working on the trunk fin painting.

Primed and ready for paint.

Big differance from now and several years ago.

The engine and compartment, new paint.

More paint on the engine.

Lapping the valves.

More work on the gas tank.

The trunk, as it was first day I got it.

Engine work, I did some years ago.

Ready for the head.

New freeze plugs too.

Building the trunk car show rack.

More, car show trunk racking.

Mounting the new radiator.

Welded those too.

Wildwood cruseing night 2016

Bumpers back on the 62.

The stone catcher and then the bumper.

Than the bumper goes on.

The radio work now. Here's was the problem.

Re building the carb.

The floor was not that bad when I got her.

There. Now, all the dash lights work.

Welding the fenders, new metal.

Welding the fenders, new metal. Clamp, weld.

Welding the fenders, new metal. Both needed lot's of work and metal.

Welding the fenders, new metal. More welding.

Welding in new beam metal.

This also needed work.

New metal here also, both corners.

The 3rd engine will be going in.

Painting some engine parts. Kitchen table.

Paint the parts.

removing the rear for restoration work.

This picture was used in the Ford Muscle book.

Transmission rebuild 2016.

New tires, on the 13 inch rim.

Transmission rebuild. Trans working good.

yes, new tires on this side too.

Making the new exhaust pipe, front to muffler.

CornerFlowerPower
FlowerPowerShort01
May need to also see previous page.

05-11-14
  Glad you made it to this page. Page 49.... Whew! Page 49... Some parts we needed to re use. The wheel cylinder push rods links, and the spring that goes to both shoes. Other than that, all new. Cleaned up the parts to re use.

  The old hose connection give use some trouble. Diden't want to budge. Fire helped, for both sides. This is a good thing. We then started to install new shoes, and springs. next, we need to bleed the brakes. If all goes right, there will be no leaks and should have a good brake pedel. But, this day, This is what is done.

  See ya next time....

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Clean up the 2 parts to re use. The wheel cylinder push rod links and the connecting spring.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  We had to use fire to un freeze the hose connections to install new hoses.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  The other side looks the same way. Nice. Now, it's bleed the lines.
You Tube Nav ID Front Wheels Brake Hoses 02 (Almost done front wheels)


Front wheel, break Hoses, breaks, 02

(Opens in new window)

Front Wheels break Hoses 01

05-13-14
  To date we have progressed a lot. 2.5 years has now passed since I have started this project. Not really a long time for this. Other people are still on their project from 10 and 6 years ago. I suppose thay don't have that much time. I don't have a lot of time either, but I do make time.

  This week, we are moving right allong. The front wheels, brakes, hoses, and all are done. I even purchased new dust covers for the drums. I even had a chance to get the mismatch rim changed. I have to touch up the edge of the rim as the tire machine scraped the paint. I knew that, but I did want a matching set, plus the spare, all matching rims. That is done.

  After I get the wheels back on, we will bring her down, and set up for starting the roof body work. This area scares me a little because of the headliner. I can't get the metal too hot as it will either start a fire on the headliner, or brown it to a crisp. I will have to keep an eye on my heat. More on that later, but, for now here is where we are. See ya next entry. Chow!

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Before we start on the installation of the drums, we have to sand off the paint around where the shoes will grab. Leaving the paint will cause the shoes to cake, and will damage the shoes.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Now, we pack the bearings with bearing grease. Pack em good.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  After we push on the drum, we need to install the outside bearing, washer, and nut and the castle nut cover. Cotter pin to finish the job.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Now, we bleed the air out. I made a aluminum foil re direction thing. Try to keep the brake fluid away from going on the back plate. removes paint. That we do not want to do.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Had a chance to get the rest of the wheels painted. I did get the one changed out. They are now a matching set.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Looking nice and purty. new dust cap too.....
You Tube Nav ID Front Wheels Brake Hoses 03 (Bearing, Hoses, Misc)


Front wheel, break Hoses, breaks, 03

(Opens in new window)

Front Wheels break Hoses 03

05-18-14
  Did a little bit to finally set the car back on all 4 wheels. Now, we are ready to move forward. However, for the next chapter, we have to keep a eye close on the weather and my days off. We need to sand some parts, and primiter paint some parts to go back on before painting. Also, the roof and the rest of the body sand and get ready for painting.

  Inside of the booth must get at least 80 some degrees. 100 is best, and it does get that hot in there with the sun. But, can't be too windy, can't rain. Ideal would be 100 degrees inside, no rain, and every day off from work for at least 4 days. Maybe.... We shall see.... Fopr now, here's what was done.


Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Clean up the grease ports, and get some new grease in and around all the steering, and suspension ball joints.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Clean around the ports. Yes, they were painted without scraping the old dirt. This is because that is what protected the metal from rusting. It stays...

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Now, we bring all four wheels back on the ground.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Removing the blocks, and we bring her down to the ground. After all winter, and last summer... She sits nicely, even with the new rear spring leafs.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Sitting on all four.... Finally!...

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  The new painted wheels. Nice, and nice....

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Almost time for painting.....

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  The other side too.... Yup! all four.....

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  The path is ready.... The horses and pallet are for wet sanding some parts. I'm ready, but that is another day...
You Tube Nav ID Prep For Painting 01 (Prepping for prep for painting) (Supplemental)


Prep For Painting 01

(Opens in new window)

Prep For Painting 01

05-26-14
  Last Sunday was a nice day, all day. I did not work on the car, but I did work on some parts from the car. Preperation for whole car painting. The parts that have been removed needed to be permeter painted before they go on for whole car painting. Parts should not be painted seperate from the car. Rather, the parts should be put back on and then sanded. Several time, and each time a finer grit. Ending up somewhere around the grit of 2000.

  This makes the surface so smooth. The paint should be like a mirror when done. This is also done by spraying the paint "wet", rather than "dry". As wet as possible without sagging or running. Dry, is when not applied wet, and it's blured, or semi shiney. For this case, we are doing around the edges where the paint can't go when the whole car is painted. We don't want to see the old color anywhere.

  Some parts will need to be shot again before they go on, and when the roof is done, these parts will go back on, and then the whole car get sanded for whole car painting. Of course, there will be many hours of masking, and when the car is in, the steering wheel must come off. Yes, the steering wheel will also get fixed and painted. Steering wheel has special handeling, including a epoxy clear coat.. But, that is another day. For now, here's what was done last Sunday.

Bigger Pic?. Click it.

Comment:
  Trouble in the booth. They must go, and soon!...

May need to also see previous page.
FlowerPowerShort01

Thumbs Instructions

Click Me For nextPage To LogBook Page 50
FlowerPowerShort01

CornerFlowerPower CornerFlowerPower
© 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014. 1985 Ford Ranger Antique. 1962 Ford Fairlane 500 antique.
You need permission to use or distribute any information on this web site.

Dedicated to: Mr. Wills. My High School Auto Body shop teacher in 1973, 1974, and 1975.

IndexFlowerSeperator (Type a title for your page here)

Info 01?

Info 02?

Info 03?

Info 04?

Info 05?

Info 06?

Info 07?

Info 08?

Info 09?

Info 10?

Info 11?

Info 12?

Info 13?

Info 14?

Info 15?

Info 16?

Info 17?

Info 17?

Info 18?

Info 19?

Info 20?

Info 21?

Info 22?

Info 23?

Info 24?

Info 25?

Info 26?

Info 27?

Info 28?

Info 29?

Info 30?

Info 31?

Info 32?

Info 33?

Info 34?

Info 35?

Info 36?

Info 37?

Info 38?

Info 39?

Info 40?

Info 41?

Info 42?

Info 43?

Info 44?

Info 45?

Info 46?

Info 47?

Info 48?

Info 49?

Info 50?

Info 51?

Info 52?

Info 53?

Info 54?

Info 55?

Info 56?

Info ?