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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:23 am    Post subject: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

"luck" has landed me this nice crusty SB vert

had no plans for it
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:31 am    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

got some fenders on but now it looked like a bug... Very Happy

decided to try and build something out off it

front will be the easy part

rear and converting it the a "sixties hebmuller"is the challenge

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:40 am    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

striping it down and lifting the body

it survived Shocked
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:49 am    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

first doing the "normal" stuff so it will be a solid base to work on

sedan doors test fitted

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:01 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

testing the front with overrider bumpers

not sure but somehow it looks good to me anyway Smile

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:03 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

parts collected

dash not sure if this is final

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:12 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

not going for this color but it may look like this someday maybe..... Laughing

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:16 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

in the time put together a frankenengine


AB block with 1600sp heads
it runs not sure if it will drive
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:20 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

so the body is complete and solid now NOT Very Happy
not sure on further progress maybe glacial speed

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:23 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

Smile First SB Heb I see!

Keep going!
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:11 am    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

not much progress cut up some more og metal now getting the wood on the top frame
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not finding must parts but i have a mirror
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:12 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

Cool. I'm in. Popcorn
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:16 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

'Bout time someone chopped up a super to make a modern Heb. I like the idea so far...
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:36 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

How did you ever come up with this idea? Its fantastic! This will be so much fun to drive around in.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:32 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

Been thinking about building something like this for years
Never got the right parts and car for something nobody has done before
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:21 am    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

uhmm progress....
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cowl/windowframe is not welded in just to get an idea
firewall is cut low but the idea is to flip one over and use it as a watertray

test fitting nothing welded
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:02 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

engine lid in progress

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:51 pm    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

Keep the late model bumpers! The idea of a real factory looking fat chick Hebby gives me a raging stiffy! Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:22 am    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

+1 for keeping 70s bumpers.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:03 am    Post subject: Re: der Frankenmuller Reply with quote

I vote blades but no towel racks. The highth of blades on the Super front is tricky due to the higher hood line but a smooth blade fits the round curves on the car better than the square girder that regulations called for in the 70s.. imoh
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