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4 speed reinstalled

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on June 11, 2013 at 11:36 PM
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The 4 speed is reinstalled . The clutch rod is reinstalled with new bearings. The steering coupler has been fixed and the car drives great. I have installed the other…

4 speed pulled

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on March 09, 2013 at 01:58 AM
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This week I pulled the 4 speed back out of the car. It was popping out of 1st and reverse . And the sync-roes on 3rd and 4th crunched every…

Birthday fun

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on March 04, 2013 at 11:54 AM
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On Feb 15th I turned 61 and my son came by to take me out for Lunch. My car has never had the passenger seat installed while I have been…

Medinah Car Show

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage on March 04, 2013 at 11:43 AM
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This is from last summer at Medinah Car Show. A little hot but plenty of cool cars there.

Differential

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on March 31, 2012 at 10:22 PM
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My buddy and I finished rebuilding the differential today. I’m glad he knew what he was doing. Put in the 3.23 set up and it came out very well. I…

Differential

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on March 24, 2012 at 02:47 PM
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I’ve got my diff out of the car. It was leaking very bad and while the 4.30 dif made it very quick off the line . But going very far…

Participated in my first Parade

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on November 04, 2011 at 01:01 PM
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Well last Sunday I went out to Sycamore Il. and was in my first Parade. That was a lot of fun! Everyone praising the car, and trying to get me…

Having fun

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on October 30, 2011 at 09:34 AM
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Well I haven’t been real busy working on the car but I have been driving it and showing it at shows. The work to finish will begin here real soon…

I have lights

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on October 01, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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I finally got my grille installed over the last few days. A friend of mine painted them for me and I got them back Thursday morning.Took me awhile to figure…

Mecum Auction

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on September 14, 2011 at 10:32 PM
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I am going to the Mecum auction in St Charles IL tomorrow. I joined a car club and they drive the cars across the auction block. So I am going…

Little stuff takes forever

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on September 10, 2011 at 01:05 AM
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Lately I have been fixing Gremlins in the car. I got the Charging system fixed with the help of my friend Gerry. I have been going out to a few…

Wheel alignment

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on August 14, 2011 at 05:32 PM
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I had the front end alignment done on Friday. They had to adjust it to get it close enough to be read by the machine. It took them about 6…

First Car Show

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on July 28, 2011 at 05:04 PM
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One of the car clubs I belong too held our meeting at a Car Show near me. I have not finished the interior or the grill but I took her…

My Baby has new shoes

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on July 07, 2011 at 11:07 PM
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The new tires and wheels arrived today and I got them installed .

Progressing on the Charger

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on July 03, 2011 at 10:27 PM
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I worked on the Charger yesterday and today and got a lot of little stuff completed. I put all the covers splash shields etc. for the front wheel wells. I…

Passenger trim installed

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on April 16, 2011 at 10:28 PM
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Over the last couple of weeks I stripped the anodizing off the top trim on the car. I then sanded , polished and installed the passenger side trim. I still…

Turn Signals

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on March 12, 2011 at 09:06 PM
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Today I bought all new bulbs for the car and installed a sequential flashing kit for my rear tail lights. With the Charger having the 6 bulb tail lights they…

Rear Bumper Installed

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on January 30, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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I finally got out in the Garage today and installed the rear bumper today. It finally got up near 30 out so I went out and put the rear bumper…

some shiney stuff on

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on November 28, 2010 at 07:50 PM
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I spent about 20 hours polishing up the stainless trim for the passenger side window openings. Not perfect but doesn’t look 44 years old.

Rear Window in

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on November 15, 2010 at 08:12 PM
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I finally got the rear window installed . Who knows I might actually finish this car.

charger windshield Installed

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on October 30, 2010 at 07:25 PM
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Finally got the front window installed in the Charger today. Have to get it finished this winter so i can go to the 45th Reunion in Pontoon Beach Il. next…

Hood back on

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on June 06, 2010 at 11:48 PM
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I put the hood back on today and installed the front trim . I stuck the dodge letters in place but they aren’t secured yet. I want to clean them…

Bumper installed

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on June 03, 2010 at 11:20 PM
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I got some work c=done last weekend. I installed the lower valance and the front bumper on the Charger, I also put some carpet in the behind the backseats and…

Exhaust Installed

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on May 28, 2010 at 12:14 AM
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I put on the exhaust system on the car last weekend and drove it in and out of the garage while sitting on a milk crate Life is good!

Finally Running

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on May 06, 2010 at 06:35 PM
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I finally got my 66 Charger running for the first time . I have had the car for about 5 years and the first day I got her home I…

Started recovering seats

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on October 23, 2009 at 07:13 PM
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I started to restore the seats . 1966 and 67 Chargers have 4 bucket seats . I bought new covers and new front seat foam and have completed one rear…

Started putting dash in

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on June 02, 2009 at 09:34 PM
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I got the dash all bolted in and couldn’t resist throwing the new bezel in place and taking a pic

Tail Lights Installed

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on May 31, 2009 at 07:11 PM
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This weekend I installed the tail light assembly in My 66 Charger

Wood Grain Steering Wheel

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on May 19, 2009 at 05:53 AM
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I just received my Steering Wheel back from being restored . The wood grain is beautiful

Dash ready for paint

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage on March 13, 2009 at 11:49 PM
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stripped the dash of all the old paint and it is out to be painted

Lots of work nothing big to show for it

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage on March 13, 2009 at 11:43 PM
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I have been busy but not to much too show for my efforts. I have cleaned up my steering column and sent my steering wheel in to be restored. Purchased…

Hoses and belts

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on November 15, 2008 at 07:36 PM
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Finally got some time off work and installed a 7 blade fan. Installed the upper and lower radiator hoses , and the alternator belt. Hooked up the ballast resistor and…

Installed water pump alternator bracket and alternator

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage on November 06, 2008 at 06:33 PM
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Been very busy lately at work ( I guess a good thing) but I finally got a few pieces installed and I’m getting closer to firing her up.

Back on the ground

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on August 26, 2008 at 08:08 PM
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I put her back on the ground this weekend after having Lilly up on stands to put the engine tranny headers etc. in. I haven’t adjusted the torsion bars yet…

Headers intake and Carb. Installed

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on August 16, 2008 at 07:06 PM
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Today I installed a set of TTI headers a wiend intake manifold ,Road Demon carb. and a MSD dist . I love progress

Linkage finished

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on July 20, 2008 at 05:10 PM
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Today I finished installing the 4 speed linkage. I was not pleased with the way the old rods were a little sloppy in the new bushings so I redid all…

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage on July 19, 2008 at 11:39 PM
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I also installed the Hurst Shifter today. The 1 through 4 gears are all hooked up but the reverse rod will need a little modification to make it work correctly.…

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on July 19, 2008 at 11:35 PM
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Today I installed the torque shat and clutch linkage . Received the parts on Friday and installed on Saturday. Put the new boots on the fork and clutch rod through…

4 speed installed

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on July 12, 2008 at 05:18 PM
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This morning I installed the 4 speed and buttoned up the rear mount making the engine and trans installation complete. Monday the driveshaft will be done getting new u-joints and…

Engine put in car today

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on July 08, 2008 at 09:44 PM
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Well after several years the 383 is now nestled back in the engine compartment. Hopefully this weekend I will put the tranny in and get her all secured in there…

with foa material

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on June 02, 2008 at 06:15 PM
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The foam material is installed

sound deadening in

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage on June 02, 2008 at 06:13 PM
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I have been installing sound deadening material to the car. It is in 2 parts .First you install the silver backed tar like material and then you put a foam…

pedals in

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage, news on May 08, 2008 at 07:32 PM
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Over the weekend I installed the pedal assemblies in my Charger. Wednesday night I put the windshield wiper arms in. It will be coming together this summer .

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posted in: picture's of lilly garage on May 08, 2008 at 07:29 PM
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