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Finally able to work on my car after my heart issues slowed me down 2 + years ago. Didn't like the dropped front axle so sold it , after I had it lengthened 4 inches, and had a straight axle made for the length I wanted. Then I didn't like how the springs fit, looked, so I am cutting more, most, of the frame off and putting rectangular tubing in so the frame is straighter. Original has multiple bends in it making it very hard to get anything level or squared up. Taking my time so as not to overdue it yet.
Once I get that done enough so it rolls again I will start on putting the 57 Pontiac rear end in it. Then figure the crossmember/motor mount location for the Pontiac engine.
That should keep me busy for at least a year. LOL.
 

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I was surprised the first time I saw a Pontiac frame after thinking all GM's the same year shared the same frames! The Pontiac, Buick, and Olds frames all look much different, and are far heavier, and stronger than the Chevy frames of the same years. I can see how it will be much better to stub your frame than deal with all the bends, and extra supports.
 
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