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  1. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Looks like an armrest on the inside! 👍🏻 And if i fab up some easy filler panels, i could use ANY non postal door i choose.
  2. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Whadda u guys think about these doors? Think I've worked out a deal to get them... I was thinking they were very "utilitarian". If I like how they look, my CJ10/Postal doors may be for sale again! 😮
  3. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Used stock motor mounts and fabbed up some brackets. Hope my amateur welding holds up. Vac booster had to go for clearance, but already had a couple of hydro-assists laying around. :thumbsup:
  4. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Engine/trans installed...... didnt squat much. Suggestions on how to lower the front end on a budget? 1/2 ton springs? Cut these springs?
  5. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Here's the 500 bolted to a GM nv4500 just before installation.
  6. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Awhile back, I managed to score this 500 c.i. v8 from a '76 Coupe Deville w 40k miles for FREE!!! Bought the car for scrap w no title, pulled the engine and trans, then sold the remainder for exactly what I paid. The pic ^ is not the actual car! but it was exactly like it..... just not as...
  7. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Took the dodge bumper extension brackets off to move bumper closer to the grill. I think it looks meaner! Body is only laying on the frame at this point. Gotta fab up some body mounts.... Also made some turn signal hole filler panels.... Thise turn signal are impossible to find...
  8. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Tried to sell the doors to fund this project, but no luck. I think I'll just keep them now....
  9. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Here's the chassis donor!
  10. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Found this body at a local scrapper's yard. For $250, i couldn't leave it there! 😮
  11. LSUtiger

    CJ10a big block Caddy 500 Rat Rod 😈

    Well...... FINALLY getting started on this project. Mostly using leftover stuff from other builds. So far, i'm out a grand total of ZERO dollars! Mostly from parting out a '92 Dogde dually and a '95 YJ and keeping the parts i wanted/needed. Bought this bed and some H1 wheels and tires for...
  12. LSUtiger

    Should I get excited about this?

    Cut off the frame to get the bumper more flush w the grill and made some filler panels for the turn signal holes. Those oem turn signals are nonexistent, so I found these flush mount led's. Should look better after filler panels are painted green.
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