This vehicle is being built as a Max Wedge clone
500 in Max Wedge built by Dale Reed
727 Pushbutton TorqueFlite transmission
355 Posi rear-end

9/10/09 - Project complete


8/26/09 - Motor fired up for the first time
 

7/23/09 - 8" 3.55 Sure Grip, 489 casing


7/14/09 - Rear end housing installed with brakes


6/23/09 - Custom fit exhaust



5/2/09 - Motor installed
Aluminum fan and clutch assembly


3/11/09 - Alternator, clutch fan, motor mounts
Aluminum fan and clutch assembly


3/9/09 - Aluminum fan and clutch assembly
Aluminum fan and clutch assembly Aluminum fan and clutch assembly


3/6/09 - Motor arrived today from engine builder Dale Reed

 

10/13/08- Re-cast steering wheel

 

6/26/08 - Frame rail reinforcements installed

 

5/21/08 - Seats

 

4/30/08 - Re-chromed front bumper, rear wheels painted, new package tray, door panels and carpet

 

4/28/08 - Trim, Emblems

 

4/24/08 - Trim, Emblems

  

 

4/22/08 - Grill and headlight assembly, side trim, dash and fuel pump installed.

 

4/9/08 - New headliner, re-chromed emblems and rear bumper

 

4/3/08 - MSD, single speed wiper motor, brake pedal assembly installed. Floor sealed, headlights and headlight harness installed, blacked out grille area, undercarriage painted

 

3/13/08 - Painted

 

 

10/30/07 - Restored wind-wings with new glass, chrome and felt

 

 

9/4/07 - Rebuilt front end awaiting disk brakes

 

 

6/27/07 - Dash assembled

 

 

4/6/07 - Wiring harness redone

 

3/19/07 - Dash cluster restored

 

2/20/07 - Painted and assembled dash with recast speaker grill

 

1/17/07 - e-brake and brake pedal assembly, fresh air box and wiper motor restored

 

1/10/07 - Back from media blasting. Beginning on the body

 

10/25/06 - to the junkyard

 

10/24/06 - Cutting up donor to replace bad metal

 

10/18/06 - Stripping donor car

 

10/09/06 - Car is stripped. Replacing bad metal.

 

10/05/06 - Pulled out the old 318

 

9/25/06 - Stripping down to the core

 

8/30/06 - Belvedere showed up today

 

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