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apexautorestoration
05-14-2014, 08:30 AM
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After the body shell was painted we positioned the chassis underneath the body shell and lowered it onto the frame. The body shims were held in place like they were originally using masking tape. Once the quarter panels and doors are installed we will add shims as necessary to achieve good body gaps.

showbizkid
05-14-2014, 09:49 AM
What is that paint color?

apexautorestoration
05-14-2014, 10:16 AM
What is that paint color?

Sienna Red It was only offered for 1965

2moredoors
05-14-2014, 06:06 PM
I really like that colour choice. The car should look really "sharp" when finished. Good luck.

Roscomacaw
05-14-2014, 06:27 PM
Been around this marque long enough to remember when folks simply could not FATHOM putting this kind of effort into a 65-66 Studebaker! Inspiring - and I've always thought that particular shade of red was attractive.

t1003nl
05-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Wow! That is looking awesome!! Please keep the pictures coming. I'd love to see the interior when you get it done.

Nice Job!!

showbizkid
05-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Very, very cool.

53commander
05-14-2014, 08:55 PM
Looks great, love the attention to detail on the motor.

Warren Webb
05-14-2014, 09:00 PM
A side by side hoist like you used makes life good, doesn't it! That's how I did my frame swap on the 66 Daytona in the late 90s. Keep up the fine work.

RadioRoy
05-15-2014, 04:52 PM
Love that color!!

Deaf Mute
05-15-2014, 06:05 PM
I have to use a chain hoist and a come-a-long to raise and lower a body here.... not a lot of fun...

COMMANDERPINK1
05-15-2014, 08:30 PM
Ive done the same thing using two good size and very old air operated bumper jacks. The older generation will remember what those are!

Boothguy
05-15-2014, 11:44 PM
DOVER!!!!!!

dean pearson
05-16-2014, 12:16 AM
Very Nice!!!

Dean.