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Old 02-28-2021, 11:11 PM
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I use We R Chrome Plating mainly because they're local (Cleveland) and they've been around for a loooong time. I've been going there for years. Mostly when I was building choppers. Not so much need for chrome with race cars.
They do great work and keep their prices fair. They're very familiar with what show and custom builders are looking for.



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Thanks so much for this info. I have been looking for a good plating shop neas the Chicago area.
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Old 03-01-2021, 06:28 PM
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At my work we send everything to Sherman's in Sacramento California (we are in SoCal). Almost every car we do ends up at pebble Beach at some point.

Yours looks great, I've been following your build closely as I want to do a car that was rendered by the same guy you had. I still need to talk to him about someother angles as I've only seen the profile of the car I want to do.
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Ray can do all views; front, rear, side, 3/4front, 3/4rear, etc. Sometimes he'll add his own touches for your approval. For me, less is more but I didn't stop him. Actually, I think the wrap around windshield might have been his idea. I don't remember for sure but as you progress, he seems to get a feel for what you want. Once that happens, things move pretty quickly.
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That came out great !!! This has been a great build to follow, thanks!
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...., I've been following your build closely as I want to do a car that was rendered by the same guy you had. I still need to talk to him about someother angles as I've only seen the profile of the car I want to do.
Mike, I talked to Ray a few days ago. I gave him your email address.
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Mike, I talked to Ray a few days ago. I gave him your email address.
Sweet thank you!
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I decided after all not to use the modified CTS air cleaner box but I did use the CTS air inlet tube. It has a boss for the PCV hose and the MAF sensor. If you're going to use these two devices on your project, you have to put the PCV tube ahead of the MAF sensor. Otherwise you would be allowing air into the intake without being monitored by the MAF sensor resulting in a false reading.
Also, the filter and tube assembly will be mounted to the core support so the flexible area of the tube will absorb engine vibration rather than transfer it to the rigid mounted filter.


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All buttoned up (for now) and everything fits. I adapted the original 49 hood latch to accept the release cable and "Hood Ajar" switch from the CTS.
The blob above the core support is just a snorkel to move air from the filter to the engine. There is no practical way to run a 3 1/2" round tube from the grill area to the engine. The radiator and strut towers completely
block passage. There are two ports on the bottom of the snorkel that accept the intake tubes.
The engine bay was never intended to be glamorous. It is intended to be clean, uncluttered, and easily serviced. I can access the fuse box, washer fluid neck, radiator cap, master cylinder, and power steering reservoir without removing closure panels.


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Looks great Jack!
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jack u must be thrilled to death to realize your plan, oh and what a plan .Cant help to compare some of the stying cues to cadzzilla.Just cant say enough about this build THX bob
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I decided after all not to use the modified CTS air cleaner box but I did use the CTS air inlet tube. It has a boss for the PCV hose and the MAF sensor. If you're going to use these two devices on your project, you have to put the PCV tube ahead of the MAF sensor. Otherwise you would be allowing air into the intake without being monitored by the MAF sensor resulting in a false reading.
Also, the filter and tube assembly will be mounted to the core support so the flexible area of the tube will absorb engine vibration rather than transfer it to the rigid mounted filter.


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All buttoned up (for now) and everything fits. I adapted the original 49 hood latch to accept the release cable and "Hood Ajar" switch from the CTS.
The blob above the core support is just a snorkel to move air from the filter to the engine. There is no practical way to run a 3 1/2" round tube from the grill area to the engine. The radiator and strut towers completely
block passage. There are two ports on the bottom of the snorkel that accept the intake tubes.
The engine bay was never intended to be glamorous. It is intended to be clean, uncluttered, and easily serviced. I can access the fuse box, washer fluid neck, radiator cap, master cylinder, and power steering reservoir without removing closure panels.


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YUCK!!

That car and all it's hideous work looks so aweso......I mean aweful that you should grab the title, sign it and give it to me so I can dispose of it!
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