Hooray! I finally finished all of the repairs and updates to both my 1939 Ford and my 1956 Dodge Sierra Station Wagon. Since getting the Ford on the road way back in the fall of 2002 we have logged over … Continue reading
Category Archives: 1956 Dodge Sierra Wagon Build
Bettie Gets a Lift!
The trip down and back to the Valley for the interior and glass along with our trip to Don and Glenna’s for the OTHG-Phoenix Pool Party helped put 750 miles on the wagon which was helpful in creating a final … Continue reading
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The Interior is Finished!
Great news! I got a call from Lui on Wednesday telling me that he had finished upholstering the interior of the wagon and that it was ready to be picked up. I immediately called Wayne at Bell Glass to see … Continue reading
Another Interior Update …
This past Monday, the wagon has been at Lui’s for two months which was about the time that he thought it would take him to get it done. The good news is that he has the seat covers all done … Continue reading
Update on the Interior Work
The Interior Is Moving Along! On our way over to the Streak! in San Diego we spent Wednesday evening with Paul and Judy so we had some time to run over to Lui’s on Wednesday afternoon to see how the … Continue reading
Tying Up The Loose Ends
Up until recently I had not set any kind of date or deadline for the wagon project. For me, I did not want to put myself under the gun to get the project done. As things progressed along and the … Continue reading
After a couple of frustrating days fighting with the brakes, I finally figured out was was wrong; the pedal ratio was too high at 11 or so. I had to shim the power booster/master cylinder so that I could lower … Continue reading
With the fenders on and having rebuilt the headlight buckets, it was time to install the headlights and parking/turnsignal lamps and proceed to wire everything up. I ran all of the wires up to the front in plastic split wiring … Continue reading