Front crossmember for the C-4 Corvette front suspension.
Kit parts for C-4 rear suspension.
Four bar brackets for rear suspension.
Rear view of rear suspension
Right side view.
Installing the front cross member.
Front cross member installation.
Front suspension installed.
This page will document the conversion of a '59 Fleetside pickup to C-4 Corvette front and rear suspension
This truck was pretty solid, very little rust.
Big window cab, short bed, most desirable body style
Parts blasted and primed.
Pretty good sheetmetal
All parts are now clean and ready to repair and prime.
Frame is blasted, primed and set up at ride height on frame jig
Widening the wheel house. The picture on the right is stock width, the picture on the left is the replacement to add 3" to the width.
New section in place
Welded up, ready to be finished.
Adding new frame horns, the original frame was damaged in collision.
Test fit front clip
Checking panel fit.
Checking door fit
Laying out the door panel for rotary latches.
Marking the door for cut out.
Door cut out, these latches work so much
better than the original.
A bit more trimming,
Panel and latch mounted.
Latch pin mounts in stock holes. Well thought out assembly.
Engine installed, motor mounts fabbed, steering shaft fitted .