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Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 39,948
Posted By southrod
Shop Truck

05 F350,24's, Accuair,7.3 turbo Deisel,Banks 6 gun,= Fun!.

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/Misc/DSC_1074.jpg
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Forum: General Discussion 24-02-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,492
Posted By southrod
Hey Nate, the manufacturers are a Aircraft...

Hey Nate, the manufacturers are a Aircraft outsource manufacturer no website etc,they make for some of the main marketing brands in the u.s, if you would like a sample of both the Dynamat and the...
Forum: General Discussion 24-02-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,492
Posted By southrod
Dynamat or Chinamat

We've just landed a few pallets of What we jokingly call Chinamat we have been using it for a few cars now and its comparable to Dynamat without the price it is a true Butyl, so not a smelly bitumen...
Forum: General Discussion 23-10-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,970
Posted By southrod
With todays candy pearls etc its not really a big...

With todays candy pearls etc its not really a big deal to paint in pieces as long as you count the amount of coats you put on and things like gun pressure,technique etc all remain exactly the same...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,596
Posted By southrod
OK, sorry just seen this,for us they are a good...

OK, sorry just seen this,for us they are a good system, saves us a lot of time when doing instals,which means money saving for the customer, probably the main thing that people complain about this...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
The tunnel had been butchered pre us getting the...

The tunnel had been butchered pre us getting the car hence the new one and i wanted a nice even round tunnel .
Oh and free beer, we love free beer.!
Shane.

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Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
Lets hope so,not really the ideal situation,but...

Lets hope so,not really the ideal situation,but there is a lot of tension on the belt,we wont really know till we fire it up.
Shane.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,292
Posted By southrod
Based on a 37 sloped back ford.

Based on a 37 sloped back ford.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,564
Posted By southrod
we have advertised all over Aus with all the so...

we have advertised all over Aus with all the so called employment agencies and have 2 jobs listed on our website but in the last 12 months have had only 2 enquiries.? both of them turned out to be...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,292
Posted By southrod
Last,meaning they are too much work and stress on...

Last,meaning they are too much work and stress on everyone involved and the rewards other than a few plastic trophys just are not worth what it takes money wise and emotionally to build a car of this...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
Latest round of assembly,been off this for awhile...

Latest round of assembly,been off this for awhile as weve been flat out finishing the Green slamback (see the post in general pics).
Tims been real patient on this one but good things take time....
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,292
Posted By southrod
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/...

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/The%20Slamback/DSC_6901.jpg
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/The%20Slamback/DSC_6904.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,292
Posted By southrod
Latest SRC car

I suppose this is the right place to show this,it wont be everyones "cup of tea"but this is the latest build from us and the last show car we do.
These pics are the last few hrs of assembly before...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,564
Posted By southrod
most times we take a new car in every 6...

most times we take a new car in every 6 months,been a bit snowballed of late because of staff leaving etc,so this year we probably wont take anymore in unless we can get a couple of tradesmen.
Shane.
Forum: General Discussion 29-07-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,564
Posted By southrod
Not sure why we get caught in the o3 area...

Not sure why we get caught in the o3 area code,just always been.
Shane.

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Same guy that does our...
Forum: General Discussion 28-07-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,564
Posted By southrod
Southern Rod new website up

Hi Guys, just letting everyone know that our new site is up and running,have a look and see what you think.
www.southernrodcustom.com
Forum: General Discussion 27-05-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,901
Posted By southrod
PPG Jet Black is what we use on most of our...

PPG Jet Black is what we use on most of our cars,if you got asample of each of the 3 or 4 black tinters that are in the ppg system or any system for that matter,you would find each sample of black to...
Forum: General Discussion 24-05-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By southrod
Yep your right Steve ,Ive edited my post. Shane.

Yep your right Steve ,Ive edited my post.
Shane.
Forum: General Discussion 23-05-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By southrod
67-69 Camaro floor braces

Cleaning up the storage area at the shop and found a few things that need to go, This pr of front floor braces to suit 67-69 Camaro/ firebird Convertible

$50 for the pair I can send them COD Aust...
Forum: General Discussion 23-05-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By southrod
BAER BRAKES SUIT 67-69 Camaro

BAER BRAKES TO SUIT 67-69 Camaro.
Ive got 1 set of front and rear Baer 2 piston front 1 piston rear caliper brakes that a customer ordered but changed his mind and upgraded to the new 6 piston 6P...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,970
Posted By southrod
Finally got paint on the Riv, not too shabby if I...

Finally got paint on the Riv, not too shabby if I say so myself.The color is stunning and changes from deep gold to an almost yellow candy depending on what light it is under....
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,655
Posted By southrod
They are just as machined or as Baer term it a...

They are just as machined or as Baer term it a raw finish.
Shane.
Forum: General Discussion 31-03-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,320
Posted By southrod
Been awhile since I updated this build,motor...

Been awhile since I updated this build,motor eventually turned up so this has seen some more fab work in getting the engine mounted,this mother is so freakin huge it was a tight squeeze.now onto the...
Forum: General Discussion 31-03-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,655
Posted By southrod
We've never had a car with Wilwoods knocked back...

We've never had a car with Wilwoods knocked back but most of our cars are NSW or Vic reg,from my experience its usually just different engineers one excepts them and then one does'nt.
Shane.
...
Forum: General Discussion 31-03-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,655
Posted By southrod
We use both Baer and wilwood in the shop,and are...

We use both Baer and wilwood in the shop,and are dealers for both,we've just landed a $30,000 U.S Baer order ,both have their merits,depends on what you are after.
Baer have some great bolt on kits...
Forum: General Discussion 19-03-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
Well we've been a bit busy on Tims other car,but...

Well we've been a bit busy on Tims other car,but we've got the Firebirds body sliced and buffed,the subframes been powdercoated and fitted and hopefully this weekend Ill get the engine and trans in....
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,840
Posted By southrod
Amen, to that last part Pete,there would'nt be...

Amen, to that last part Pete,there would'nt be one day that we get a full bookout on hrs,its just the nature of our business.
Good explaination above.
Shane.
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
Hmmm I know that fella.

Hmmm I know that fella.
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/...

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/67%20firebird%20convert/DSC_5633.jpg
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/67%20firebird%20convert/DSC_5632.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/...

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/67%20firebird%20convert/DSC_5607.jpg
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/67%20firebird%20convert/DSC_5613.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
Been a long week masking ,unmasking and masking...

Been a long week masking ,unmasking and masking some more.we had a film crew here during the week doing a start to a series of visits to the shop .showcasing what we do. so we had to work around...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
It does'nt have a shine once dry,what we do is...

It does'nt have a shine once dry,what we do is spray a coat of 2K black over it which makes it easy to clean,just make sure you do it before the raptor has cured otherwise it will not bite in,It...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
Thats the stuff,lots of different types around we...

Thats the stuff,lots of different types around we just like the raptor because of the way its packed in 4 separate bottles that you just add the hardner to and shake then screw it on to a normal...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
Chris,Just 2 separate pieces bolted to both...

Chris,Just 2 separate pieces bolted to both bumper holes
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
This is a driver,not a show car,the owner wants...

This is a driver,not a show car,the owner wants to be able pound on it as hard as he likes without having to worry about stone chips etc.
out of the 5 pro tourers we are building at the moment,the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/...

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/67%20firebird%20convert/DSC_5579.jpg
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/67%20firebird%20convert/DSC_5580.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/...

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/67%20firebird%20convert/DSC_5469.jpg
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/67%20firebird%20convert/DSC_5471.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,508
Posted By southrod
Paint etc

Finally getting close to final paint,we've done all the underside in raptor liner and smoothed and painted the engine and trans,in the paint booth today with the body...
Forum: General Discussion 30-01-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,320
Posted By southrod
Finally

Check out the Coronets motor on Nelson Race Engines dyno.
This thing is gunna be a handfull.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZisIDmIjsow
Forum: General Discussion 28-01-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By southrod
Use epoxy primer,etch primers are porous and will...

Use epoxy primer,etch primers are porous and will still let moisture through.
Shane.
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,950
Posted By southrod
If this was'nt a paint and chalk marks resto then...

If this was'nt a paint and chalk marks resto then there would be no way I would be using this it would be Vintage air all the way.
Forum: General Discussion 29-12-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,934
Posted By southrod
This is the first one we have fitted,easiest way...

This is the first one we have fitted,easiest way to understand it is to go to isispower .com and watch their online video.
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,184
Posted By southrod
Yo das it bro,just somtin to cruize in.

Yo das it bro,just somtin to cruize in.
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,184
Posted By southrod
65 Cadillac coupe deville

Thought I would post up some pics of my latest purchase , a 65 Cadillac coupe deville I got out of L.A original 50,000 mile hollywood car full air ride custom red and white leather interior, satin...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,893
Posted By southrod
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/...

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/Antz%20Cuda/DSC_5301.jpg
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/Antz%20Cuda/DSC_5302.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,893
Posted By southrod
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/...

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/Antz%20Cuda/DSC_5291.jpg
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/Antz%20Cuda/DSC_5292.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,893
Posted By southrod
Spent a bit of time on this beast lately finished...

Spent a bit of time on this beast lately finished up all the gaps and fabbed up the front lower panel and modded a 69 Camaro bumper into it....
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,934
Posted By southrod
Well we've fired along on this a bit since I dont...

Well we've fired along on this a bit since I dont own it anymore,and were getting paid to finish it so this will get finished sometime in 2010. motors in and weve set up all the Accuair digital air...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,950
Posted By southrod
http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/...

http://i492.photobucket.com/albums/rr282/southrod/DD%2068%20SS%20camaro%20resto/DSC_5328.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,950
Posted By southrod
we spent the last week or so on rebuilding and...

we spent the last week or so on rebuilding and detailing the aircon system,power windows,column etc and getting the steering hooked up...
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