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1961 Ford Galaxy 2 Door
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Serious amounts of rust had to be cut out to get to good metal, a lot of custom panel fabrication will be required on this project.
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With most of the severely rusted metal cut out of the floor, fabrication and installation of new metal can begin, note the inner rocker is already fabbed and installed.
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With virtually no availability of replacement pieces, even the floor braces had to be hand made.
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Here is a hand fabricated RF floorboard.
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And here is the driver's side floor board, again hand made.
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With the new trans tunnel in place, it's time to put the new floor pans in and before you know it.........
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You've got a nice new steel floor, just like Mama Ford originally had!
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What a major improvement!
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A much nicer finished floor
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A good coating of epoxy primer......
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........and cover it over with Lizard Skin to keep the heat away.
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There was not enough of the trunk floor solid enough to use so it was all cut out
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Again with little availability of replacement parts, it's back to hand fabrication
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Each newly made panel must be fitted properly to ensure alignment, strength, and no leaks
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Now it's starting to look like a real floor again
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The original engine was retained
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With a few goodies inside, a 4bbl and headers outside
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This is not your usual '61 Ford inline 6!
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In keeping with the "Work-In-Process Rat Rod" theme, this red oxide primer will also be the top coat.
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Nearly ready for the street, a new master cylinder, bleed the brakes, and install the hood and we are ready for the breakin run.
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There goes Pete heading home with his completed project.
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Off into the sunset for many miles of fun cruzin'!
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