Getting a New Frame.

1956 Nomad, with new frame

Back from the body shop, the fab shop guys manage to sneak the body onto its new frame before the photographer could get pics.

1956 Nomad, front view 1956 Nomad, rear view

The new frame is from Art Morrison and is special made for Tri-Five Chevy's.

1956 Nomad, 1956 Nomad, rear floor missing

The rear floor will be installed by the fabrication shop because we have a few custom "fabs" to work into it. C.A.R.S. Inc., is where we picked up the new floors and other panel replacements.

1956 Nomad, new front floor boards 1956 Nomad, new backseat floorboards

That's better. It used to be that all those holes would have been patched. But these days it is easier to buy pre-fabbed replacement floors and make it like new. Aftermarket companies really have made things easier, and cheaper.

Glide Engineering seats 1956 Nomad, new Mattson's Radiator Inc.

Glide Engineering seats will be used to replace the old factory ones. Here they are set in place to mock up locations. The Mattson's radiator is also installed.

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(Note: "Vineyard Ave." has been changed to "Auto Park Way." Our address has changed, but not our physical location.)

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