Uncle Frank Put the Engine in the 1953 Chevy

It is an amazing skill Uncle Frank has- refurbishing old cars. Did you see his 1933 Buick?

The car he is working on now is a year younger than me!   He’s got the engine in now. I am fascinated by the ability to do such work.  Watch for future updates as he takes this baby on the road.

And the interior is from a Cadillac.  I wouldn’t know where to begin.  It is going to be a beauty!  Shot in his West Mifflin garage.

10 thoughts on “Uncle Frank Put the Engine in the 1953 Chevy

  1. I so admire people who share your Uncle’s skills, the ability to see a wreck as a thing of beauty and to have the patience and expertise to perform that transformation. His 1933 Buick is incredible and I look forward to watching his progress on the Chevy.

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  2. Talent like this is a mystery to me … so amazing! I think a lot of the skills are acquired the first year of life in the developmental movement of the baby and handling by the parents (what baby has to play with, also). Happens early- so the person can’t “explain” how he/she knows how to do whatever he/she does! 🙂 Keep going, Uncle Frank!!!

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  3. People who can take something so old, damaged, seemingly ‘broken’, and restore it to something shiny and bright and functional… talk about a genuine skill. Truly amazing.

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  4. I can’t wait to see the finished product. My dad and brother used to work on cars but nothing like this. This is amazing.

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  5. My son-in-law works on cars and he stores all sorts of car parts in our garage. If only he could take those parts and assemble a 1953 Chevy or a 1933 Buick. Awesome photo!

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