I bought my '47 Olds for $125 (plus $25 delivery) in October, '81 and have redone it several times over the years...    Here is 1981 - 1988...

On the street in Sioux Falls, SD
June 13 '86.  Dig the visor!!

Drove it like this for 1987

Street Rod Nationals in Louisville 8/88

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10 minutes before the roof chop - June 23, '86

October '81

Installed a Buick Apollo subframe with power steeering + power disk brakes in November '81

Installed a '72 Buick 455 engine and a 400Th transmission, tilt column, cruise control in May '86

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Trying out the front roof piece - June 23, '86

Front welded in + trying the rear roof piece - 6/23/86

Welding in the rear roof piece and sectioning the trunk lid - June 24, '86

Bondo - Rama, with my good friend Gordy helping with the Mud Hog - June 25, '86

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Flush-fit glass, tunneling the headlights, welding on + molding the fenders - August 2, '86

Rounding corners, tunneling '61 Chev taillights - August 11, '86

House Of Kolor Hot Pink Pearl base coat/clear coat w/TruBlue Pearl scallops - June '88

Polished aluminum sill plates

June '88

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Flush-fit the f + r glass - 2/88

Final block sanding and painting the jambs - June, '88

Me block sanding - May, '88

My friend, Tuck, at our color-sanding party - June, '88

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