Hello everyone, I like to build cars as a hobby. I've built a few using both C4 and C5 components bolted into frames that I fabricated. This week a friend gave me stripped down C4 roller. I have a 50's Kelllison J5 coupe body so I thought that it would be fun to try and put the 2 together.
I finished stripping down the chassis today and test fit the body. The sill width and the distance from the rear wheels to the C4's firewall is just about perfect. The Kellison has a very low roof line so the C4's perimeter frame is an asset here. The car, because it's so light is sitting about 3 inches to high. I think that when it's lowered the wheels will fill the wells pretty good.
The hood was cut to allow for a blower by the previous owner. i will be filling this in and reforming the Kellison style scoop.
I know that not many are fans of a C4 rebody. But, I think this is a little different. If any one is interested in following the build I will post pictures along the way. If not I understand and will fade away.