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Hello fellow gasser lovers, I started with a $500 55 210 2 door sedan with no nose and no windows or floors.I bought repop floor boards and welded them in along with a swap meet mustang roll bar that had to be shortened and lengthened in a few different ways.I also replaced rockers with repops.A swap meet glass nose that had the hood cut out was purchased for $200 of course had to glass it back in and make hinges.The drivers door was totaled and $4-$500 was out of the question on a budget but I bought a drivers front from a 4- door for $35.I was sure hoping it would work or I was out $35.I cut it top to bottom just clearing the lock cyl. hole,then I cut enough good off the rear of my totaled door and welded them together [after much measuring.Would you believe it shuts better than the pass side!I had a 301 that I built about 20 yrs ago that really needs freshened up but it still screams for what it is.Super t-10 and 9" rear from a ford van finish the drivetrain w/5.38 gears and a spool.Still needs a little bodywork and some paint or primer.Anyway if you want a gasser bad enough,a lot of work and not to much money you can build one.P.S. it drives very nice with stock steering box and econoline axle.best of luck to all,Larry
 

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Larry, now thats a cool looking chevy, and on the cheap! Just goes to show, you don't have to put a small fortune into a car to have fun.
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Thats a great car Larry. Little bit of primer and no one will know the difference. You scored on the purchase price. Have fun!
 

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Nice budget work Larry. Hey, I could have you build me a gasser cheaper than the one I'm building myself. Geezz, now I think of that???? Heh.
 

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Excellent, and even more so with an affordable budget and lots of elbow grease! You've done a great job on the '55!
 
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