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Nick
11-07-13, 08:39 PM
Here is my '57 Chevy 4 Door 210 Sedan.

Got in in April 2010 after having a baby there was no room in our Camaro for the boy! Wayne Streams and Lee Painter brought it over from LA for me. The posts in this thread are copied over from another forum to get the thread up to speed :)

Just after I picked it up...

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Nick
11-07-13, 08:40 PM
Had a visit from Nefarious (Simon) today - www.pinstriping.co.uk who did a great job. I wanted to incorporate the hood bird from a 55 Chevy into the design as the 57 is the only Tri Chevy without a bird. It also fits with the Passenger 57 name of the car.

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Nick
11-07-13, 08:40 PM
instriping was a whole days work, I got a bit of a mates discount so you'd need to speak to Simon (pinstriping.co.uk).

A few other jobs have been done over the past few weeks, all part of making it a usable family cruiser. . There is now a stereo in the glovebox, with a memory stick full of 50s music in it so it's a bit like Christine. The speakers are hidden in the rear under the parcel shelf I built which now has some of the striping on. There are LED lights fitted all round including a 3rd brake light for the numpties on the road round here. The car also now has an alarm and remote central locking on all four doors. Seatbelts were fitted last week with these guys... http://www.quickfitsbs.com/ who did an outstanding job.

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http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4018/4711834927_c9a76311c2_b.jpg

So the baby seat fits in safely and legally for family trips.

Wheels are now steels with spider caps...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4065/4718459492_56ac6687eb_b.jpg

Trim rings I bought don't fit!

Also Chrome bumper bullets have been fitted to finish the bumper, broken quarter-light replaced and broken mirror replaced.

Nick
11-07-13, 08:41 PM
Not done much with the 57 other than drive it, I have a problem with the fuel pump at the minute but that should be sorted soon. Got a bunch more parts on the way over from the US. I did use the car for a shoot the other day though, more of these later...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4137/4809360081_4e388cf300_z.jpg

Nick
11-07-13, 08:41 PM
Here's some more photos of Knoxville Roxie with the '57...

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Nick
11-07-13, 08:42 PM
When I got my 57 Chevy I wanted this to be a fun car that I could get creative with, it was never going to be a 100 point resto. The next phase of creativity is complete today with the new headlining. I took down the fabric liner and covered the roof in damplifier to keep the noise down, then I painted the bit of roof on show black to tie in with the body and finally I have covered the roof in some of my favourite black and white photos. So next time your see the Chevy at a show check out the roof, you may find that you or your car are travelling with me all the time.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4080/4912886042_a123afed22_o.jpg

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Nick
11-07-13, 08:42 PM
Been a long time since I updated this thread!

Just been driving it pretty much since I posted before apart from having to have the gearbox rebuilt as it was stuck in first (out of two speeds). When they took it apart it still had all the factory seals so had provided over 50 years of service :)

The car is now undergoing some major work, which is about 75% complete. Mostly to make it low and loud and handle much better.

This is the list of parts going on...

Rack and Pinion Steering
http://www.unisteer.com/seach_by_veh...lack_rack.html

Power Steering Pump
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/aaf-all48242

Sway Bars
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/bel-9989

Dropped Spindles
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/clp-cp30102

Coil Over Shocks (front)
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/hal-gs501-11250a
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/hal-t114w

Rear Shocks
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/mmc-2051

Shock Bar
http://www.classicchevy.com/chevy-sh...1955-1957.html

Headers
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/pte-h8055-1

Carb and Intake
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/cmb-03-0206

I also have some stainless steel Y pipes and electric cut outs for the exhaust.

3” dropped rear leaf springs

Moon steering wheel and boss as the steering will be too light I guess with the existing wheel , once the power R&P is in.

So far all this bolt on stuff has proved to be far from that! RM Restorations near Glasgow are doing the work for me. The springs that came with the coil overs were not man enough so have now been swapped for some shorter 500lb ones. The shocks I ordered for the back were too long so have been swapped for ones that are only 9" closed. The headers have needed some adjustment to get the new steering rack to line up, and an extra UV joint will be needed. We are trying to presvere the column shift which has caused Ross to do some fabrication work. The biggest delay has been with the brakes though as the discs that were fitted were of unknown origin and didn't work with the new dropped spindles, so a new set of cross drilled brakes needed to be ordered from California which has taken a while. They should be here any day now as I 've just payed the customs charge to DHL.

There is a fixed deadline on this as I am planning a 1500 mile trip in the '57 at the end of July so we need to get a crack on.

I'll get some photos of the works up later.

Nick
11-07-13, 08:43 PM
Right some photos, first of all some of it getting used a lot over the past few years :) Put about 9000 miles on it :)

Loaded up for a day out...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5450/7191188138_10ab82a374_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/7191188138/)
Passenger 57 with roof rack (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/7191188138/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

For my mate's daughters prom...

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282260_10150906090393922_1193991213_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986625883/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5445/8986625943_eb897d130c_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986625943/)
177576_10151008820791220_2063055931_o (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986625943/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3674/8986626519_32a5c1d9da_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986626519/)
179177_10150918457008922_713365542_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986626519/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Why the Anti Roll bars are needed...

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398808_10150906091993922_914939411_n (1) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986626059/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Brooklands...

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461515_476888175671609_533426914_o (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986626123/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Krispy Kreme Meet...

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170018_144383658952795_4826675_o (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986626185/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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228950_10151152994458815_1479726274_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986626909/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:43 PM
Chelsea...

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582231_10150732782723922_801189375_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986626375/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

On a run to Brighton...

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242022_173876069336887_8359498_o (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987824122/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr


Buster Langs Car Show...

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290832_10150281713368922_8067372_o (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986626525/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Belgium (Chimay)....

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314826_10150933175813897_1577484291_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987824616/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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553156_10150933551108897_392403676_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986626715/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:44 PM
Camber Sands and Rye...

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387586_250231331701360_1604675736_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987824664/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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385390_10150482509126804_1154754393_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986627041/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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310319_10150386089408922_526552429_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987824836/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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385380_10150482657761804_1769537222_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986627355/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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305317_10150391730468922_1102060687_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986627379/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Wheels Day...

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540835_422767407740743_1633263764_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986627235/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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527823_10150934953579762_236908787_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987824832/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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556471_10150678143843897_1163103460_n (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987825020/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Night Shot...

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Light Painting Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/5515963942/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:44 PM
New Air Cleaner, pinstriped by Nefarious...

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Nefarious-Air-Filter-1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/6350856195/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Nefarious-Air-Filter-2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/6351600440/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Nefarious-Air-Filter-3 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/6351600816/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr


With my son....

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Eddie and the Chevy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/6527784001/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Speaker grills...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7151/6655009725_80301fb26c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/6655009725/)
Organ pipe speaker grills (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/6655009725/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:45 PM
Then came the time to move to Scotland from London. I brought the car up and put in into Storage for a few weeks before we moved the whole family up into the new house. Weather got better the further north I got. 440 miles used about 150 of petrol :)

The day I set off was the day of the London to Brighton Veteran Car run!

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986513893/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987709556/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986508967/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987705054/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986502639/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986500335/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987695186/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986491109/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:45 PM
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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986487203/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987681324/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986485159/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:45 PM
The bridge that hold the air cleaner in the car snapped. So I decided to go with a much bigger carb and intake :)

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987672282/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986475739/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987676484/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987679122/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Nick
11-07-13, 08:46 PM
I decided to flake the wheels so first had a go at the back of a licence plate to test the painting technique. Two coats of primer, two coats of red, three coats of flake and three coats of clear.

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987667288/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7400/8987665034_310ecd08f2_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987665034/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987665034/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Masked...

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987660094/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Painted...

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986457823/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987653740/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:46 PM
Had to do one side at a time as I only have two axel stands and can't get down the other side in the garage.

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986449037/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Loaded up with parts and off to RM Restorations...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5338/8986446321_7be51b8973_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986446321/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986446321/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Cruised with a few friends...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5337/8986435393_e2b286bbb6_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986435393/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986435393/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

New carb in...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3772/8987628694_31e1094470_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987628694/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987628694/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:46 PM
Mocked up lowering with the coil over wound right in, before the dropped spindles..

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8547/8987629848_04a6a724be_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987629848/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987629848/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5464/8987630920_f5be62e132_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987630920/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987630920/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Needed new valve covers as the intake doesn't have an oil filler like the old one. Painted to match the wheels...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2818/8987620874_e941cb64b7_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987620874/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987620874/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5336/8987623038_4a8b4027da_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987623038/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987623038/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Shots of the progress at RM Restorations...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7346/8987612550_bb6f00437f_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987612550/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987612550/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2876/8987588756_ce9fda5d20_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987588756/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987588756/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3817/8987591698_ff7d4e2925_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987591698/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987591698/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5446/8987592674_4dc88523c5_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987592674/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987592674/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:47 PM
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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986395171/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8395/8987594542_c22a8b98ba_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987594542/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987594542/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3680/8987595476_ff7ab8bbed_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987595476/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987595476/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3710/8986398173_7c1ddfc95b_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986398173/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986398173/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5341/8986399297_085764588a_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986399297/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986399297/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5462/8987599074_dde1e1b326_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987599074/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987599074/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7337/8987600302_6e064b4d24_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987600302/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8987600302/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3833/8986402903_e961a0d890_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986402903/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986402903/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7440/8986403887_a038eea352_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986403887/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986403887/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2839/8986404831_0c9e177195_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986404831/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/8986404831/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Fl

Nick
11-07-13, 08:47 PM
Well there's still plenty left to do but Ross got it back on its wheels so we can see the stance now...

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Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9059274603/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5442/9059274611_5c13c90434_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9059274611/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9059274611/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7458/9059274491_7e425307ea_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9059274491/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9059274491/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7289/9061503078_8ac7dd0428_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9061503078/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9061503078/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3728/9059274157_aaff3f3085_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9059274157/)
Passenger 57 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9059274157/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:48 PM
New bow for the roof rack.

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Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9258666515/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Exhaust under construction...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7310/9258667479_5e5ee4b7ac_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9258667479/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9258667479/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3673/9261447612_3b9197b996_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9261447612/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9261447612/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5467/9261448246_47139aa660_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9261448246/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9261448246/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2809/9261448934_579121f4bb_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9261448934/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9261448934/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
11-07-13, 08:48 PM
That's it up to date :)

cptpugwash
11-07-13, 09:01 PM
got some great pics there,envy yeah moving to scotland

Nick
11-07-13, 09:36 PM
Thanks dude. Yeah really like it up here, bit far to travel to shows though LOL

56 austin
13-07-13, 04:54 PM
love the thread. car looks great, well done

V8Devon
13-07-13, 07:12 PM
Sweet ride.

Nick
21-07-13, 09:28 AM
Thanks guys :)

Well we've had a bit of trouble as the back was so low it was sitting on the bump stops once it settled. So the old springs have gone back on for now for my road trip. Needs the tracking doing yet but it lives! Here's a video that Ross has posted up...

https://www.facebook.com/video/embed?video_id=487632127989148

Nick
29-07-13, 10:05 PM
Right let's get this up to date.

After a last minute rush the car got back to me on Wednesday night. There has been a problem with the power steering pump so we have by passed it with a belt to just the altenator, heavy to park but motorway driving is cool. I had the 40 mile drive home to make sure everything was all good before setting off on my trip, and it was.

So Friday morning I loaded up and hit the road at 5.30am from Dunblane in Scotland.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7344/9397103412_b9f5b708b7_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397103412/)
road-trip-001 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397103412/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Plenty of stops for this...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5330/9397103894_09436e3c30_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397103894/)
road-trip-006 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397103894/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Time to check out the new stance...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3684/9394337791_74cc8ddb48_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394337791/)
road-trip-007 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394337791/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

About 100 miles in to the journey the stereo packed in. Another stop for one of these...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2882/9397102806_82a375085f_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397102806/)
road-trip-005 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397102806/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

and I managed to fix a loose connection and get some sounds again.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7345/9397102898_187ddbee71_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397102898/)
road-trip-004 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397102898/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Traffic was pretty good for over 400 miles, then I hit the M25 that runs around London and it took an hour and a half to get the last 40 miles.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5460/9394336201_8b1da54a99_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394336201/)
road-trip-003 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394336201/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Then I arrived at the sold out Hot Rod Hayride :D Just as I pulled up outside a couple of friends were arriving by taxi so I gave them a lift into the show :)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3800/9397103262_1a1f7b2b95_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397103262/)
road-trip-002 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397103262/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

It used a little oil and 150 of petrol for the first 440 miles of my trip.

Nick
29-07-13, 10:15 PM
Here's a few shots from around the Hayride, it was an awesome weekend

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Hot Rod Hayride 2013 001 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384449363/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2839/9387225714_1ccef81db1_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387225714/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 002 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387225714/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2834/9387225550_aaaea6c4aa_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387225550/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 003 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387225550/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2886/9387225342_07c33cf08a_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387225342/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 004 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387225342/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2867/9384448765_e61d080616_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384448765/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 005 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384448765/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7406/9384448627_4bcfb849b0_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384448627/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 006 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384448627/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3821/9384448451_945980a21e_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384448451/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 007 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384448451/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3740/9387224688_dbc3052d2c_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387224688/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 008 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387224688/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3755/9384448083_6ba2a6da96_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384448083/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 009 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384448083/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2858/9384447887_8dd2a09150_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447887/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 010 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447887/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
29-07-13, 10:20 PM
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2860/9387224176_a533cea7c8_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387224176/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 011 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387224176/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7452/9384447587_90eb9d686b_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447587/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 012 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447587/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3710/9384447399_07b34687ae_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447399/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 013 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447399/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7326/9384447249_47bec5c5cc_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447249/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 014 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447249/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2832/9384447885_cf1d108bbc_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447885/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 015 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384447885/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3714/9387224766_ee550f9dca_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387224766/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 016 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387224766/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7396/9384446789_2bd1fc3c34_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384446789/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 017 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384446789/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7356/9384446649_3f35b94ace_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384446649/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 018 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384446649/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7394/9387223014_ae6e3db88d_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387223014/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 019 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9387223014/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3814/9384446299_20fab366b2_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384446299/)
Hot Rod Hayride 2013 020 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9384446299/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nick
29-07-13, 10:26 PM
I stayed fairly locally and went to visit Miles at Jackhammer Speed Shop to order some bits and hang out in his awesome shop. My friend Simon, Nefarious Pinstriping, came along to add some lines to my rear quarter windows and stripe a pedal car I picked up for my son at the weekend. Racked up another 50 miles today.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2866/9394359165_2e5208d7b8_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394359165/)
001 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394359165/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3730/9397125502_c36448468c_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397125502/)
002 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397125502/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5530/9397127676_35dbb6525a_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397127676/)
003 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9397127676/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3762/9394358177_b698407cbb_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394358177/)
004 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394358177/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5550/9394358079_c777a4cbaa_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394358079/)
005 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9394358079/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Gremlin1
29-07-13, 11:30 PM
Looking Good!!!! Philip

Plumpcars
30-07-13, 05:48 AM
What a fantastic road trip. Thanks for documenting it Nick.

Mark
30-07-13, 06:45 AM
Looked and sounded fantastic when you pulled up next to me in my wagon on the m25 nick .

Motorama
30-07-13, 07:34 AM
Cool thread Nick and great pics as usual.

Did you calculate your average MPG on the trip?

Nick
30-07-13, 03:24 PM
Thanks guys, wagon looked cool Mark :D

Not yet Andy. I've done about another 100 miles today though :)

Today I travelled down to Valley Gas Speed shop to do a shoot with Missy Malone and a bad ass Model A. Valley Gas is a really impressive shop, very busy with some top work going on.

This is Jimmy who runs it...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3712/9399660941_03ffc5e0a0_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9399660941/)
road-trip-012 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9399660941/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Wet outside today!

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3715/9399661383_40a1d798ae_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9399661383/)
road-trip-009 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9399661383/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

Nearly wet enough to go surfing!

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2857/9402423064_3fd9a2d06b_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9402423064/)
road-trip-010 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/grantgb/9402423064/) by NickGrant.co.uk (http://www.flickr.com/people/grantgb/), on Flickr

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Well earned tea break!

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40coupe
03-08-13, 06:21 PM
You wouldn't think you we're having fun Nick.....
Hope the rest of the trip goes to plan

Stuart

Nick
06-08-13, 09:42 AM
Hi Stuart :D It was good fun :)

1500 miles completed in the 57, made it home in one piece!

Used about 470 of fuel
5 litres of oil

Some fun and games included:
Gear linkage going over centre and jamming
Throttle jamming open
Boot (trunk) refusing to open
The most bizarre noise from the altenator, which kept working and then the noise went away 500 miles later.
Stereo working intermittantly and then I blew a speaker
Rear number plate fell off but was resting on the bumper when I stopped for fuel

A great adventure!

Plumpcars
06-08-13, 10:14 AM
Well done Nick. There's nothing like getting into a rhythm on a long drive and 1500 miles is certainly that!

40coupe
06-08-13, 07:53 PM
Returning about 20 - 24 gallon, ... Seems good... Unless I'm thick...
I've got a spare set of block hugger headers if you need to sort something out... SBC right ?

Nick
06-08-13, 09:31 PM
Cheers, we tried block hungers, won't work with the rack :(

When I was down at Valley Gas Jimmy said they had the same problem, no headers fit with this rack :(

harley 1
06-08-13, 09:55 PM
nice motor bud:tup: i hope to join the elite 57 gang very soon