1955 Chevy Gasser

I updated the Garage section of the site with some new photos of the Ragle Design ’55 Chevy Gasser project.  We’ve been making some steady progress on the car over the last few months.Front CrossmemberWe built a custom front crossmember to go between the new frame rails.Front Crossmember Front Crossmember Front CrossmemberAlso made new motor mounts.Motor Mounts Motor MountsThe car is coming along nicely. SpindleRear endNarrowed 9in Ford rear end with a True Trac differential and 31 spline axles.Rear End Rear EndLadder BarsFabrication of our custom ladder bars.  We used 1in round tubing for the perimeter with a .125″ plate insert.Ladder Bars Ladder bars Ladder Bars Ladder BarsIt took about 8000psi to flare the holes!Ladder Bars Ladder Bars Ladder BarsI let my Dad handle the TIG welding duties when it really matters.  I’ll just stick to drawing for now!Ladder Bars Ladder BarsShock MountRear shock mount.Panhard bar mount Panhard bar mountPanhard bar brackets.Panhard bar mount Panhard bar mount Panhard bar mountRear end Rear end Rear end 55 Chevy GasserIt was great to finally roll the car outside.  It’s always a good idea to confirm the stance from a distance.  Everything is in the mock-up phase right now.  Then the car will be completely disassembled, stripped to bare metal, and refinished.  For more photos check out the updated Garage.